Color Story

Color Stories

What do your want your color to say about you? Our team has put together some of the most amazing color combinations to help you with your decorating! Each article has tips on working with each color in all 4 color pairings: Monochromatic, Complementary, Split Complementary & Analogous. Enjoy!

Read more on decorating with: Gold | Orange-Red | Blue | Red | Purple | Green | Pink | Orange | Yellow | Turquoise | Lime Green

 

Understanding the Color Wheel
Think of the color wheel as your guide to a world of pleasing color combinations. It's an invaluable tool that teaches you how hues relate to each other and how they can be combined to create harmonious, cohesive schemes. Since color has the ability to influence our mood and evoke emotions, it's important to understand how to use the color wheel when choosing a scheme.

Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Colors

Primary colors red, blue and yellow are the three basic colors from which all other colors are created.

Secondary colors purple, green and orange are created by mixing two primary colors.

The six tertiary colors represented on the color wheel are created by mixing a primary color with a secondary color that falls next to it.

How to pair colors using the Color Wheel

This sophisticated and soothing scheme lends itself well to modern spaces. It uses tints and shades of one color, staying within the same column on the color wheel.

Opposites attract! This scheme, which pairs two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. These colors add interest and energy to a room.

Perhaps one of the most pleasing palettes, analogous colors reside right next to each other on the color wheel.

Harmonious and interesting, split- complementary colors will give your room just enough contrast.

 

DESIGN :: Decorating with Gold

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

Tips on how to go for it with gold - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Orange-Red

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

Discover the subtle and spicy tones of orange-red - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Blue

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

When it comes to decorating, there's nothing wrong with having the blues - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Red

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

If you're trying to make a bold statement, you can't go wrong with red - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Purple

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

4 decorating ideas to help express yous passion for purple - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Green

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

4 reasons greens are good for you - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Pink

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

Pink is more versatile that you think - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Orange

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

4 reasons to opt for orange - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Yellow

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

For a cheerful lift, say hello to yellow - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Turquoise

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

Transform your space with turquoise - Read Article

DESIGN :: Decorating with Lime Green

Monochromatic | Complementary |
Split Complementary | Analogous

For a twist on traditional room colors, try lime green - Read Article

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