Pickle Green or Passionate Puce? How to Select the Right Color for your Room!

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4.Do you likerepparttar color but feel its too intense? Try a shade or two lighter. Repeatrepparttar 100169 process of paintingrepparttar 100170 color onrepparttar 100171 wall.

5.You may love stark white, but unless you live in an operating room, it will be a bit too harsh for a living space. Try a white with a hint of blush, blue, or beige.

6.If you are going to spend a lot of time in a room, you should avoid bold color schemes. While they may be beautiful, they can be psychologically tiring in a home office, living room or kitchen.

7.If there is a piece of fabric you really love, take it with you torepparttar 100172 paint store. Pick a color inrepparttar 100173 fabric to berepparttar 100174 color ofrepparttar 100175 walls. You can pick up other colors inrepparttar 100176 piece with pillows and curtains.

8.Remember, if you want a two-toned color or if you would like an accent color, you need to followrepparttar 100177 same steps to view it in different lighting.

9.Dont buy color until you have lived with large samples ofrepparttar 100178 color for a few days. Several small cans may cost extra money, but they will save a nightmare later when you discover that that dusty plum is really purple passion whenrepparttar 100179 lights are on!

10.Enjoy! You have a color you can live with! The right color for your room!

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Pamela Cole Harris is an editor and writer with 35 years experience. Visit her website, http://www.homeandgardenmakeover.com, for a free newsletter with remodeling, home improvement and decorating ideas forrepparttar 100180 financially challenged, creatively deficient and technologically illiterate.Or for unique content for your website, written especially for your keywords and audience, visit http://www.pamelacoleharris.com.

Pamela Cole Harris is an editor and writer with 35 years experience. Visit her website, http://www.homeandgardenmakeover.com, for a free newsletter with remodeling, home improvement and decorating ideas for the financially challenged, creatively deficient and technologically illiterate.Or for unique content for your website, written especially for your keywords and audience, visit http://www.pamelacoleharris.com.


Exorcising that Purple Passion! Removing Your Old Wallpaper

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5.If you have money to burn, you can rent a wallpaper steamer. 6.Try to peelrepparttar paper again using your hands, a putty knife or a scraper (a spatula or pancake turner works as well!). 7.Use a large sponge or scouring pad to clean any remaining glue fromrepparttar 100168 wall. You want to haverepparttar 100169 wall stripped down torepparttar 100170 original painted or primed wall. 8.If there is glue remaining, letrepparttar 100171 wall dry. Then use coarse sandpaper to sand off any remaining glue or backing.

Shazaam! You have a blank palette again! NowI have always thought red would be good in this room. How about you?!?

Pamela Cole Harris is an editor and writer with 35 years experience. Visit her website, http://www.homeandgardenmakeover.com, for a free newsletter with remodeling, home improvement and decorating ideas forrepparttar 100172 financially challenged and creatively deficient. Or for unique content for your website, written especially for your keywords and audience, visit http://www.pamelacoleharris.com.

Pamela Cole Harris is an editor and writer with 35 years experience. Visit her website, http://www.homeandgardenmakeover.com, for a free newsletter with remodeling, home improvement and decorating ideas for the financially challenged and creatively deficient. Or for unique content for your website, written especially for your keywords and audience, visit http://www.pamelacoleharris.com.


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