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How do you choose a color scheme?  It’s really quite easy – but first you have to fall in love!  Fall in love with a painting, fall in love with wallpaper, an area rug, even a floral arrangement – and the color scheme of your dreams will magically appear!  Anything with a pattern – including upholstery or drapery can give your color choices a wonderful starting place.


When developing your color scheme, remember the 60%-30%-10% rule of thumb.  Your favorite color should play a dominant role (60%), while other colors should be proportionate to your dominant color focus.  And don’t forget the importance of adding a “splash” color to your new décor.  That’s where the 10% rule comes in!

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