10 EASY Tips for Choosing the Perfect Paint Color

Maybe you feel differently but to me, picking the “perfect” paint color for a space is down right STRESSFUL. Maybe it’s because I overthink it, maybe because it seems so permanent or maybe because there’s a million different paint colors to choose from. I love decorating decision-making, but wow… picking paint colors instantly gets me stressed. After lots of researching and trial & error, here are the top ten tricks I use for choosing the perfect paint color.
1. Narrow it down to 10 or less shades of grey (or whatever color you desire) using paint chips from local hardware stores of color decks.


2. Buy small samples of each of these colors to paint on the walls in your space. Paint a large enough sample so you can really tell what the color looks like.
3. Observe these samples at ALL different times of the day just to make sure you LOVE the look with sun, without sun, in the dark… you get the point.


4. Paint the samples next to other key design components of the room. (ie. next to countertops, next to the trim, next to a couch, near the rug, etc.) This will help you not only love the paint color but also love how the paint color works together with the other key elements of the room
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  • Carol Carol on Jul 05, 2017
    What is the color of the room in picture?

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