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You can pick any colors you want for your new home's interior, but with so many options available, you may wonder where to begin. To confidently pick colors that perfectly suit your room and your personality, just follow this simple advice from interior designer and color therapist, Sarah Nielsen.
Color has a major impact on how a room looks and feels. See how the same blue and white bathroom feels light and airy with the addition of a green shower curtain, while a hot pink shower curtain makes the room seem playful and energetic. To select a color that's right for you and your room, remember it's all about you. "Color is so personal. It's about what you're drawn to," Nielsen says.
An easy way to get in touch with colors that thrill you is by opening a box of 12 or 24 colored pencils or crayons, and arranging the colors from most to least favorite.
Nielsen advises placing favorite colors in the rooms and spaces where you spend the most time. If you share your home, both homeowners should complete the color tests and compare results. Colors you agree on should appear in common spaces, while divergent favorite colors may need to be relegated to personal spaces.
After identifying your favorite colors, head to the paint department at Lowe's:
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