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Inspired Interiors: Umbrellas keep out sun, bring in color

Inspired Interiors: Umbrellas keep out sun, bring in color | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Inspired Interiors: Umbrellas keep out sun, bring in color
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Outdoor furniture today is cushy and comfortable — and it moves.
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Confidently choosing colors for your home interior and exterior
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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, 10:12 AM

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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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PPG Partners with The Coatings Alliance to Produce C2 Paint Brand, Expand Distribution - WSJ.com

PPG Partners with The Coatings Alliance to Produce C2 Paint Brand, Expand Distribution - WSJ.com | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
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PG will become the exclusive paint manufacturer for TCA, producing the TCA-owned C2 Paint brand. Under the agreement, PPG will also act as an independent sales representative for C2 Paint to independent paint and decorating retailers throughout North America.

 
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Southwestern-Style Decor | Wayfair.com ‘My Way Home’ Blog

Southwestern-Style Decor | Wayfair.com ‘My Way Home’ Blog | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Southwestern style is picking up heat this year, taking a nod from the fashion runways hot Navajos prints. Follow my tips on incorporating a little, or a lot, of this fun design style in my new post for Wayfair, Southwestern-Style Decor.
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Some Bunny’s Going to Love This Spring Pastel Confetti Cake

Some Bunny’s Going to Love This Spring Pastel Confetti Cake | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
What's the best thing about spring? All of the beautiful colors! That's why we're especially partial to this Pastel Confetti Cake. Six layers of colorful cake plus a whole lot of jumbo confetti sprinkles make for one stunning centerpiece at your next get-together!
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What’s the best thing about spring? All of the beautiful colors! That’s why I'm sharing this Pastel Confetti Cake recipe.

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Stenciled Color Secrets Unlocked « Stencil Stories

Stenciled Color Secrets Unlocked « Stencil Stories | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Cutting Edge Shares the psychology of color based on how color makes your home feel and tips for choosing a stencil color.
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2013 Trends for Kitchens And Bathrooms

2013 Trends for Kitchens And Bathrooms | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
Learn all about the recent years and 2013 renovating trends for the bathroom and kitchen.
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Trends evolve over 4-7 years. Take a look at last year's trends. How are they evolving in 2014?

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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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Seeing Red And Mellow Yellow: The Science Of Why Color Affects Our Mood

By Rachel Grumman Bender For YouBeauty It you think of the way we describe certain emotions (seeing red, feeling blue, green with envy), there’s no denying that color and mood are inextricably linked.
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How I Met Your Mother's Costume Designer Spills on the Series' Most Memorable Outfits—Plus, Is the Color Theory True?

How I Met Your Mother's Costume Designer Spills on the Series' Most Memorable Outfits—Plus, Is the Color Theory True? | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
8,694. Over the past nine seasons of How I Met Your Mother, our five beloved characters have been...
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What do you think color mavens, "Is the color theory true?"

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You 'see red' when you are angry

You 'see red' when you are angry | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it
People really do 'see red' when they are angry, according to a new study that found preference for red colour over blue may be an indicator of a more hostile personality.
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Seeing red is a phrase that is used to describe someone who is so mad that it controls them. Now a study supports what we knew intuitively all along-- Angry people do "See Red" 

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What Your Clothing Color Choice Says About You - Emotional Health Center - Everyday Health

What Your Clothing Color Choice Says About You - Emotional Health Center - Everyday Health | Color For Your Home | Scoop.it

You want your clothing colors to complement each other, but its also important that they reflect your mood.

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Different clothing and colors exude different feelings and meanings and may be why we reach for something that reflects our mood.

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