Thinking of Adding Color to a Room?

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Color can set the tone of a room very powerfully. Although the choice of color is certainly personal preference, how you use it is just as important. At Blinds & Designs serving Marin County, our professionals understand how color can impact a home and can help you determine what sorts of colors would be best for your room. Read on for a few tips to get your creativity rolling!

Bright and Bold

If you want to make your room really pop, bright and bold color. Your room might call for just one area of that color to be the focal point—for example, the kitchen backsplash or one wall of color. You can highlight the color with complementary hues in your window treatments or accents such as throw pillows or artwork.

Neutral Can Really Enhance a Room

Although many people automatically think of neutral colors as boring, they can, in fact, offer timeless elegance. The spectrum of warm neutrals ranges from linen and ivory tones to the richest sable and chocolate shades.

In Between

If bold and bright seems a bit much but you want something a little more than just a neutral, consider something in between, such as blue-gray or earthy olive tones. Or choose gray to add brightness to a room without going too bold.

Choosing Color

If you’re still stuck trying to decide which color is right for you, find inspiration. If you’ve got a favorite accessory such as a plant pot or vase, that could be the base of the color you ultimately choose. Or look to each year’s trending colors—the Pantone Color Institute offers a new Color of the Year, which you’ll see in anything from clothing to automobiles. If you don’t like this year’s color, look to colors of the past to see if one grabs you, or you can wait until Pantone releases its pick for next year.

Using Color in Marin County

Blinds & Designs offers a full line of quality window treatments to homeowners and commercial clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Marin County areas, including Burlingame, Hillsborough, Atherton, and Los Altos. With an ongoing commitment to high quality products and exceptional service, we’ve been serving our communities for over 26 years.

Stop by our showrooms in San Francisco or Belvedere-Tiburon to see a variety of motorization displays in our showroom or call 415-921-4217 Ext 101 for more information.

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