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basics for the home decorating newbie
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But eek, you color-phobes
are going, that leaves open too many possibilities! For those who
prefer a more formulaic approach to color-picking, try these tactics.
Roll over any of
the colors in the corresponding wheels to view complementary, split
complementary, analagous and triadic color schemes for any hue. (If
you're having problems, your browser may be blocking the content.
Inform it to allow the content for the page and you should be all
colors (very different colors): two colors that sit
exactly opposite each other on the wheel; very punchy
complementary colors (fairly different colors): combines
a color with the two colors that sit adjacent to its complement;
good when you want something a little peppy but not scream-in-your-face
colors (similar colors): colors that sit right next
to each on the color wheel; creates a subtly harmonious effect
colors (very different colors): three colors that
are equidistant on the color wheel; fairly punchy, though primary
and secondary triads tend to seem punchier than tertiary triads
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