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January 21, 2016

Neutral Territory

Gerri Writes: I have an open concept living room, dining room, and kitchen. My living room has navy blue furniture with silver and blue curtains. My kitchen cabinets are white, and I have stainless appliances. I’m not sure what I should do for paint. Suggestions?   Thank you!       See Answer From Kate Riley »
December 14, 2015

Colorful Open Concept Paint Choices

Karla Writes: Hi, I'm having the worst time trying to figure out what colors to paint the walls in my open floor plan. The kitchen, dining and living room are all practically in the same room. The kitchen, however, has a corner wall going all the way to the ceiling (between dining and living.) There is also a bar (facing the living room), which makes the kitchen kind of an alley kitchen "hate it!" but I need to work with it. A while back I decided to paint absolutely everything a very light grey "VERY LIGHT" and now I'm tired of the BLAH. I need color, LOTS of color. I have a lot of different blues and greens as far as furniture and decor, what do you think would be good colors for the walls? I would love incorporate a kind of orange and/or yellow, maybe even some pink. I'm not the best when it comes to matching colors. I attached a "floor plan" to give you an idea of what I'm working with, I need color but I want them to lighten the room since my house doesn't get much light as it is.     HELP!!!!!! See Answer From Diane Henkler »
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December 7, 2015

A Two-Color Scheme to Complement a New Kitchen

Jeff Writes: We live in a split foyer home and have recently remodeled our kitchen; complete with a sage green color for the wall. We are now doing the living area and hallways that are adjacent to the kitchen and are stuck on what colors to use that would blend well with the kitchen color. We have dark hardwood floors with a big bay window, so lighting is pretty good. We would like to do a two color scheme with an entire wall or two dedicated to the second color. I've attached a kitchen pic so you can see the color we need to blend with. See Answer From Eduardo Rodriguez »
Categories: Color, Kitchens
October 29, 2015

Basement Kitchen Colors

Mary Lou Writes: What colors would be good for a windowless, basement, kitchen? See Answer From Diane Henkler »
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October 29, 2015

Mary Lou Writes: What colors would be good for a windowless, basement, kitchen? See Answer From Diane Henkler »
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October 16, 2015

Goodbye Yellow, Hello Green

Debbie Writes: We recently bought a 20 yr. old home that has yellow flowered wallpaper in the kitchen above a chair rail and yellow paint below. The cabinets and appliances are white and the counters are a medium green colored granite and we purchased a geometric patterned gray/white rug for under the kitchen table. We aren’t big fans of the wallpaper and I am considering painting the walls a greenish/gray color. I'd like to paint the chair rail white with contrasting (subtle) colors above and below the chair rail. Any thoughts?    Thanks! See Answer From Nicole Balch »
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