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How Do I Create a Color Flow with Benjamin Moore Paints?

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This room utilizes blue as the primary color, with red and gold as secondary and accent colors.

Color flow is a great way to achieve a harmonious atmosphere throughout your home. Color flow involves choosing a color scheme and carefully implementing it in different ways throughout the different rooms of your home. The effect is a calming sense of continuity and harmony. Here are some tips for creating a great color flow throughout your home with Benjamin Moore paint.

Choose a Color Scheme

The first step to creating your design is to choose your colors. You have several options to choose from. Brighter, contrasting colors, like blue, red, and yellow, create a fun and dynamic atmosphere. Conversely, you could choose to use different shades of the same color, such as a blue with shades of grey, a whitish blue, and a bright cobalt blue for accents. This creates a more classic and sophisticated effect. You could also try using colors that are all close to each other on the color wheel, such as pink, orange, and yellow. This is great for creating a home that is very bright and airy when using the aforementioned colors or very brooding and sophisticated when using darker colors, such as black, brown, and plum. Now that you have your color scheme, let’s learn how to apply them to your home!

Creating Your Color Flow with Benjamin Moore Paints

The idea of a color flow is that you maintain the same color scheme throughout your home, but you apply each color differently in each room. Let’s say your colors are antique shades of blue, red, and yellow. Your living room has a red oriental rug on the floor, light blue walls, and yellow accent pillows. In this room, the red carpet is the dominating color, blue is the secondary color, and yellow is the accent color. Now, in a child’s bedroom, perhaps the walls are painted a bright yellow, with blue bed sheets, and a red lamp. Now, the red is an accent color, blue is the secondary color, and yellow is the dominant color. Continue this way throughout your home, switching dominant and accent colors as suited. Perhaps your kitchen is mostly different shades of blue with only a few red and yellow accents. Switch up your colors in whatever way feels most natural and appealing to you. Sticking to your color scheme throughout each room of your home will make each room feel unique from the others while also making your entire home feel ordered and harmonious.

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Do you need some great Benjamin Moore paint to get started on your painting projects in Howard County this fall? Columbia Paint Company is your one-stop shop for all of your home-decorating needs.  From fabulous Hunter Douglass window treatments to beautiful Benjamin Moore paint products, we have everything you need to make your dream home design a reality. Schedule an appointment with one of our design consultants today!

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