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What Your Paint Color Says About You

If your walls could talk, here’s what they’d reveal. 

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If You Gravitate to Soft, Cool Hues…

If you are drawn to blues and their brethren, you probably view your home as an oasis of calm in a hectic world. You may also be a bit of an introvert. (And we don’t mean that disparagingly—check out the bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking for a celebration of the introspective among us.) To prevent watery shades from feeling chilly, Ashcraft, suggests balancing them with hints of yellow, orange, or brown in your furniture and accessories.

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