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Expert Tips on Choosing Color | BHG

Expert Tips on Choosing Color | BHG | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
The latest issue of Better Homes & Gardens is all about color!  What perfect timing, since we’re all feeling the chill of winter and longing for
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Suzy Koch's comment, May 4, 2013 11:04 PM
Thank you for sharing this article! It is very informative.
Suzy Koch's curator insight, May 4, 2013 11:08 PM

Choosing paint colors for your home can be quite a challenge. This guide is definitely a great resource if you're planning to take up the challenge.

Isabel de Yzaguirre's comment, May 5, 2013 4:33 AM
I thought same as you, agreed!
Color For Your Home
Confidently choosing colors for your home interior and exterior
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Gray Trending as a Home Exterior Color - Hutchinson News

Gray Trending as a Home Exterior Color - Hutchinson News | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
(StatePoint) Giving your home’s exterior a fresh look starts with color. And this year, many home improvement trend-spotting experts say the leading color family is gray, with its neutral yet refined elegance.
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Color Trends: How To Use The Hottest Colors For 2015 On Your Home Exterior | DaVinci Roofscapes

Color Trends: How To Use The Hottest Colors For 2015 On Your Home Exterior | DaVinci Roofscapes | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
RT @DaVinciRoof: 2015 #Color Trends: How To Use The Hottest Colors On Your Home Exterior! @colorexpert http://t.co/rj3Ubzotkp http://t.co/e…
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Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2015 - Wall Street Journal

Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2015 - Wall Street Journal | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Twenty design professionals give their highly opinionated takes on what’s trending, and what’s ending, in 2015.
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Home Interior Lighting Guide

Home Interior Lighting Guide | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
For the past few years I’ve been working with online furnishings retailer Wayfair. During that time I have purchased many home furnishings for projects.
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The Best Green Shutters Ever

The Best Green Shutters Ever | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Part topiary, part  trellis, part English garden these shutters that I consider the best green shutters ever are on a charming home in Provincetown, MA.
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5 Reasons This Exterior Color Scheme Stands Out

5 Reasons This Exterior Color Scheme Stands Out | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
The attention to detail, the well thought out scheme, and bold use of color make this charming Victorian one of my favorites homes in Provincetown, MA. Here are the five reasons that make this adorable Victorian exterior color scheme stand out.
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Picking A Paint Color Got You Seeing Red?

Picking A Paint Color Got You Seeing Red? | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
So you’re ready for a change—but with so many colors out there to choose from, how do you find the right one for you?
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2015 Trend Preview: The Pantone Colors That Will Define The Year Ahead

2015 Trend Preview: The Pantone Colors That Will Define The Year Ahead | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
A sneak peek at the hues that will be everywhere next year - get to know them now and you'll be ahead of the curve
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What do you think of the colors Pantone predicts will be hot in 2015?

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Marco Favero's curator insight, September 23, 2014 10:12 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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2014 Color Report: Interior Design

2014 Color Report: Interior Design | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
2014 Color Report
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A childhood love of color turned into a college-age fascination with the interaction of colors, then into a career of color trend forecasting and product development.
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Colour Trends 2014, by Color Expert Kate Smith, from Sensational Color.

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Using Color Psychology to Create an Emotionally Healthy Home

Ready to paint? A little color psychology may be just what you need to create soothing and productive moods.
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How Optical Illusions Help Restore Art

New York City's streets were drained of color on a recent cold and overcast March day. Their pallor—and that of the cars, trucks, and people occupying them—mimicked that depicted by Childe Hassam in his Winter in Union Square, an oil painting on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Color quality scale versus color rendering index

Color quality scale versus color rendering index | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Science is often coming up with new ways to note and describe phenomena that we see daily, and light is no exception.
Much like Pluto has been cast out as another asteroid in our solar system, there are many changing …
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BEHR 2015 Color and Style Trends

Using color can be a bit of a balancing act. Through our 2015 Trends brochure we demonstrate how to combine different hues, values, textures and intensities ...
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Perk Up Your Home With a Bolt of Color - Wall Street Journal

Perk Up Your Home With a Bolt of Color - Wall Street Journal | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Pale, minimalist Scandi-inspired interiors are starting to smack of limited imagination—it’s time to bring back color, exuberance and drama.
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A Passion for Design: Keeping up with Interior Design Color Trends

A Passion for Design: Keeping up with Interior Design Color Trends | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
A Passion for Design: Keeping up with Interior Design Color Trends
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Paint color trends show consumer confidence - Chron.com

Paint color trends show consumer confidence - Chron.com | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Not only does it create a fresh look, but it will eliminate the normal scuffs, bumps and dings that come from living in our homes.
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The Colors We Love to Decorate with (and Why) - Columbus Monthly

The Colors We Love to Decorate with (and Why) - Columbus Monthly | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Successfully using color in your home can be tricky, but it shouldn’t be scary. Read on to find tips and ideas for using more of it in your home, whether you need a subtle color infusion or want to make a big statement with a bold hue.
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Kate Smith's curator insight, October 28, 2014 7:38 PM

Columbus Monthly Home & Garden on why we love the colors we do, why some colors work in a space while others don’t and how to go bold without going too far.

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Recycle Dishes Into An Eye Catching Driveway or Walkway

Recycle Dishes Into An Eye Catching Driveway or Walkway | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
I just hate it when I break a dish especially one of my brightly colored pieces of Harlequin or Fiestaware.  It is even difficult for me to throw the broken pieces away.
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3 easy ways to warm up any bedroom - ScoopSanDiego.com

3 easy ways to warm up any bedroom - ScoopSanDiego.com | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
3 easy ways to warm up any bedroom
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Don't underestimate the psychology of color. Warmer colors, such as shades of red, orange and yellow, can heat up a room. Choose rich tones to create an inviting feel.
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Color Scheme Inspiration: Vintage Carnival Palette

Color Scheme Inspiration: Vintage Carnival Palette | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Nostalgic, fun and whimsy fill our color scheme inspiration. Hues selected from the photos of an old fashioned carnival will bring energy and vintage appeal to any space.
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12 Daring Paint Colors

12 Daring Paint Colors | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Designers' favorite unexpected colors.
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12 Daring Paint Colors You Need to Try Right Now
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Decorating An Apartment On A Budget

Decorating An Apartment On A Budget | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
When you get your first place decorating an apartment on a budget can be a challenge. It can be more difficult when you are trying to put together a great looking home with items a graduate student can afford.
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Do Color Blind People See More Colors When They Take Hallucinogens?

Do Color Blind People See More Colors When They Take Hallucinogens? | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
If you gave a color blind person something like LSD or some other sort of hallucinogenic drug, would they see colors they couldn't before?
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An interesting question explored on Gizmodo. #color

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An interesting question explored on Gizmodo. #color

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The Psychology of Colour, Emotion and Online Shopping - YouTube

Talking psychology, neuroscience and why we act the way we do. Subscribe for a new video every other week! Created by Vanessa Hill (@nessyhill) Contact: hell...
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Your color entertainment for today. Braincraft has pulled together a number of studies to explain the current overview of how color psychology stimulates or repels sales, but not just in stores, but on websites as well, a welcome update to business owners’ repertoire of sales boosters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THTKv6dT8rU

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