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Foolproof Paint Color Ideas & Combinations

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Pick a mood and get five perfectly coordinated color schemes that you’ll love, no matter what room you’re painting.

May 2014 digital issue-Color for Every Room

Find the perfect color scheme for your style!

If you’ve ever felt lost in a paint aisle wondering which shades work together, here’s an easy solution to color confusion.

Just look through the four moods below to find the one that suits your taste. For each look, we’ve picked coordinated paint colors that work anywhere. Find out how color can transform the mood of a room, make it feel bigger, and highlight your favorite things.

Not sure which mood is best for you? Take our quiz and see all 20 palettes in the new Color for Every Room special issue of Lowe’s Creative Ideas — all free! To view the issue on your iPad or iPhone, download our magazine app.


Explore rooms with a Pop of Color

Like pops of color?

Get energized with a bright wall or bold accents! These five color schemes make bright color easy to live with. Find out where a bold shade should go in a room and how to coordinate these bright, outgoing hues.

See how to use Pops of Color in rooms

Explore Rich & Cozy color

Like rich, cozy color?

Help your rooms create a sense of warmth and comfort with these five palettes. Find out how to get rich, cozy color without making rooms feel dark.

See how to use Rich & Cozy color in rooms

Explore Soft & Serene color

Like cool color?

If you want to create soft, serene surroundings, check out these colors. Water-inspired hues and pastels can make every room relaxing.

See how to use Soft & Serene color in rooms

Explore The New Neutrals

Like calming neutrals?

Neutrals don’t have to be boring. See how to get color and dimension with five neutral palettes. You’ll love the timeless appeal of these nature-based colors. 

See how to use The New Neutrals in rooms