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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 Neutrals…

Like rocks along the coast or monuments of marble or granite, gray, brown, beige, and ivory have a feeling of permanence and a crisp, classic look. If this appeals to you, you are probably even-keeled and practical, and not interested in re-painting your rooms every few years because you’ve tired of the shades, says Eiseman. You may also be in on a trade secret: Earthy walls allow you to use more color in your accessories and furnishings. “It’s really smart if you’re a color person to do a neutral backdrop and let your bright art and objects shine,” says Ashcraft.

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