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Choosing House Paint Colors | Resource Guide - House Painting Guide

Choosing House Paint Colors | Resource Guide - House Painting Guide | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Below are eleven informative resources to learn about choosing house paint colors.
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Below are eleven informative resources to learn about choosing house paint colors.

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Shades of gray: Home decor experts love its versatility (Street of Dreams photos)

Shades of gray: Home decor experts love its versatility (Street of Dreams photos) | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Gray will remain the most popular hue for home interiors, says Debbie Zimmer of the Paint Quality Institute, which issues forecasts on color trends.
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Robin Daly Why Does Color Inspire People?

Robin Daly Why Does Color Inspire People? | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Transcription: Related Posts:Complementary colorsDesigners working with Painters | Color IQ Class Feb 2014Paint sheen & Spandex comments Robin DalyJohn Shearer Kiro News Radio Interview on Paint ColorsPaint Color Let Down
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Benjamin Moore's Wall Color Trends 2014

Benjamin Moore's Wall Color Trends 2014 | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Bring in 2014 with a new wall color. I'm sharing my favorite wall colors picks from @Benjamin_Moore 2014 color trends.
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Color Trends: Haymes Color Forecast 2015 |

Color Trends: Haymes Color Forecast 2015 | | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Color Trends: Haymes Color Forecast 2015 stimulating the 5 senses by 5 main themes.
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How to Choose Historic Paint Colors

How to Choose Historic Paint Colors | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
by Candice Whitlow Taking on a fixer-upper is very exciting, but let’s face it, we all want to see instant results! Don’t we all wish we could live in the ...
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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
In 1692 an artist known only as "A. Boogert" sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors.
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Are Black & White Colors?

Is Black a Color? Is White a Color?
1 - Color as Light.
Color Theory 2 - Color as Pigment or Molecular Coloring Agents/
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Isabel de Yzaguirre's curator insight, April 22, 2014 5:25 PM

Another Interesting place featuring Color Theory.

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How quirky is Berkeley? Painted garage doors

How quirky is Berkeley? Painted garage doors | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
For the last few years, Tom Dalzell has been wandering the streets of Berkeley, camera in hand, to document all the...
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Living Smart: Interior painting � picking color and finish - Environment - MiamiHerald.com

In the spring, many a homeowner's fancy turns to thoughts of fresh paint, because what else renews a room as quickly? That doesn't mean interior painting is a breeze.
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Shades of gray don't match on state Capitol

Shades of gray don't match on state Capitol | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
The cast iron structure of the dome is darker, bluer shade of gray than the granite building below it
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When paint colors do not match.
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Renoir's True Colors: Science Solves a Mystery - YouTube

Follow the museum conservation department's intrepid detectives as they do what it takes to get the scoop on Madame Clapisson's elusive past. Intrigued? Visi...
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The Top 5 Paint Colors For Apartments Are Hardly Colors At All

The Top 5 Paint Colors For Apartments Are Hardly Colors At All | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Choosing a paint color can be tricky, to the point where people will keep whatever's up on the walls (even if they hate it) just to avoid the challenge of gathering swatches and samples. Inaction is always easier than change.
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A new coat of paint can lighten up the smallest, darkest room: The Pecks

A new coat of paint can lighten up the smallest, darkest room: The Pecks | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
A color that looks great in a more open area can make more confined spaces dark and unwelcoming, but there's a way to fix that.
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Add to home’s curb appeal with paint and trim choices

Pay attention to how neighboring homes look when changing yours. You want your house to look like it belongs and it helps to scout nearby streets for inspiration.
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C2 Paint Company

C2 Paint Company | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
See The Video Interview with Tom Hill III If you’ve painted a room in your house recently, you know that tackling a new painting project is both daunting and exhilarating.
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Why C2 paint is unique
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India | A Country of Symbolic Colors

India | A Country of Symbolic Colors | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
India has always been exalted and remembered fondly as the country of symbolic colors. To an outsider, its colorful culture, streets, and stories seem like a page out of an ancient folk tale.
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Color heritage article by Kate Smith
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Color Psychology in Medicine | Munsell Color System; Color Matching from Munsell Color Company

Color Psychology in Medicine | Munsell Color System; Color Matching from Munsell Color Company | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Do you ever experience taste when you take a pill? Do you find certain medication unappealing because of the color? Find out more about the effects of color on
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HEMET: Doctors prescribe McDonald’s red, yellow for hospital

HEMET: Doctors prescribe McDonald’s red, yellow for hospital | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Some people like new hospital scheme. Others liken its yellow and red highlights to catsup and mustard, McDonald’s and Hemet High school colors
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How-To Friday: How to Use Black in Interior Design - The Epoch Times (blog)

How-To Friday: How to Use Black in Interior Design - The Epoch Times (blog) | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
The Epoch Times (blog)How-To Friday: How to Use Black in Interior DesignThe Epoch Times (blog)It's not very common to see black used prominently in decorating color schemes, because many people don't even consider it an actual color!
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Scientists Discover the Key to Making Paint That Never Fades

Scientists Discover the Key to Making Paint That Never Fades | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
It seems like scientists are all about immortality these days. It's not just plants and people that are getting the treatment, though.
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Jeffrey Whitmer's curator insight, June 6, 2014 9:29 AM

Some of the information in this article will serve as part of a paper I'm writing about the future of painting

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The New Neutrals: Paint Color Trends for 2014

The New Neutrals: Paint Color Trends for 2014 | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
The paint colors you'll be seeing everywhere this year. (The New Neutrals: Paint Color Trends for 2014 http://t.co/hN8mYJ3xVY via @countryliving)
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Your true (house-paint) colors: Big samples best

A trip to the paint store can be a bit like visiting a candy store. So here are suggestions for trying out colors:
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