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Color Theory: Pick a Mood for Your Room « Design Shuffle's blog

Color Theory: Pick a Mood for Your Room « Design Shuffle's blog
127StumbleUpon This awesome infographic was shared with us recently and we couldn’t wait to share the love. As much as we adore adding color, it is sometimes a difficult task making it work in our homes. What shade of blue do I pick? What are the best color combinations? These questions can be answered in a million ways but by selecting a mood, and planning ahead, you can overcome your color fear and go for that statement color wall! Infographic by Gate to Garage What is your mood? For daily design inspiration like us on Facebook! About Taylor Wilson By: Taylor Wilson A design enthusiast with an eye for color, Taylor enjoys reading about interior design, graphic design, and everything else in between!

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