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The Underappreciated Power of Accents

If you’re looking to add some flair to your home or just generally shake things up a bit, then you need to look into the power of a couple powerful accents. By using our powerful color matching tool and free corresponding app, you can find out of whether or not an accent piece will work for your home anywhere, anytime. Using Accents in Your Home’s Design Often, we find that homeowners are in one of two camps: Either afraid to use vivid colors for how they might look with the colors they already have in a room or the complete opposite, bombarding anyone that comes in with bright and loud pieces. Finding that balance can add major value to your...

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Building A Color Palette

One of the scariest things, even among designers, is creating a custom color palette. Many of us don’t understand why a specific color palette works, just that it does. Exploring the uncertain waters of creating your own unique color palette from the near infinite options may not be as hard as you think. Thanks to our color matching tool, creating a color palette or matching your paint color can actually be simple and fun! Custom Color Palette - How & Why? Typically, we go to the hardware store and look at the preselected color palettes and nod or shake our heads until we find something we can settle for, but what if you aren’t building a room from scratch -...

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Why Eyes & Cameras Can’t Match Colors

It’s easy to think that our world looks the way it does because that’s just how it looks, but this is not the reality. The world, as we know it, actually “looks” vastly different, depending on how, who, or what is looking at it. Confused yet? Well, don’t worry, we’re going to share with you why cameras and our eyes make for imperfect color matching, then provide the solution you need to reliably match colors every time! On Understanding the Challenges of Color First off, let it be known that colors are subjective. For instance, how I see and understand “orange” is a concept that is unique to me and cannot be shared or compared with how you see and...

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Save Yourself on the Sales Floor

  Why didn’t anyone warn you that buying a home meant you’d spend so much time talking to sales people looking to upsell you two or ten extra features on anything you need or want for your home? Shouldn’t that have made the fine print somewhere? It is easy to feel like your wallet has no allies to speak of when you’re shopping for your home, but with our color matching tool you can finally wrest back some level of control. The Importance of Confidence & Authority in Sales Whether you are the salesperson or the customer, each sale boils down to a subtle battle between each party’s authority and confidence. If you stand firmly on a base of product...

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How to Choose the Right Color for Baby's Room

If you are expecting a baby in 2017, it's time to start planning the nursery! The nursery is where you'll be spending a lot of time with your little one, giving them a safe and comfortable place to sleep, have a cuddle, and start to explore the big new world around them. You'll want the nursery to be just right. That starts by selecting the perfect color pallet. So what colors do you choose? Our paint color matching tool can help you find the right color to create the nursery of your dreams. The Best Colors for Baby's Room Colors can set a mood for a room. Softer, cooler colors can be more soothing, while brighter, warmer colors can stimulate...

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