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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 Jewel Tones…

“If you paint a tiny bathroom navy blue, it will seem dark and confining, but sapphire has a dynamic, enveloping effect—it has to do with the brightness of the color.” To keep things feeling cohesive, not chaotic, pair jewel tones with neutrals or colors that have a similar intensity. Love the shades but wary of using them all over? Eiseman suggests starting in places where you don’t spend a ton of time, such as a hallway, powder room, or dining room.

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