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Choose the perfect shade for the walls

Designers and experts share advice on choosing the right shade for rooms in the house: purple, yellow and red in the bedroom.

purple

1. Give preference to magenta, in which the blue more than pink. Mountbatten pink combined with pale pink or yellow - perfect for bedrooms and living room.

- Sara Story, New York interior designer

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2. Deep purple hue is best used only as an accent, or he can "push", reducing the space visually.

- Elaine Griffin, New York, interior designer

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3. On the walls of the paint usually has a more intense hue than on the samples, keep this in mind when choosing the perfect shade of color in the store. Lavender color is well applied as a base color, but the accent it can be combined with white.

- Jeffrey Bilhuber, New York, designer

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Beige color

1. Beige shade can be greenish, golden or brown base. Choosing the right shade, compare them with each other and with white color - and you can never go wrong in choosing the right tone.

- Mary McGee, Los Angeles, designer

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2. With beige color, you can cross the line and cause boredom in the room. To avoid this effect, you can use a variety of textures and patterns in the room. Coffee table, upholstered in leather, bright coral chair, carpet give the room a great richness and completeness.

- Mary McGee, Los Angeles, designer

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3. When you look at a sample with beige shades, choose one shade less intense on that you would like to choose, because the colors tend to look darker than the walls.

- Kelly Keiser, San Francisco designer

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4. Rethink beige. Beige has a range of gray and green to shades of latte.

- Kelly Keiser, San Francisco designer

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5. Ecru - more intense hue than ivory or beige. Therefore, if you do not want to use a bright accents can be combined ecru and beige, received elegant colors.

- Jonathan Rachman, San Francisco designer

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Yellow

1. If you like yellow, but you would not want to make the room too bright, mix your favorite yellow mixed with white and apply on the wall - and the base color is your favorite, and saturation is not as challenging.

- Marlaina Teich, New York, designer

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2. Yellow looks perfect on accents - it can be the favorite mat, vase or lamp shade. Combine the color of the walls (of the wall, or just the end wall) with bright accents - and yellow room will sparkle with new colors.

- Sara Gilbane, New York, designer

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3. Yellow wall is best "work" in a room with plenty of natural light. Dark rooms can be decorated with a dash of yellow and dark gray shades.

- Sara Gilbane, New York, designer

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Orange and red

1. If you're thinking about how to paint a room in red, better use peach or melon hue. All these shades are also strong but not dominant.

- Katie Ridder, New York, designer

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2. Belong to the difficult definable colors - peach, pink, orange and coral. These hybrid color is even more interesting because of its depth and softness.

-Katie Ridder, New York, designer

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3. Mix and terracotta with the same vibrant colors for even greater intensity: a gorgeous gold, deep purple, olive, fiery orange.

- Allison Smith, designer

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4. Use a deep shade, like a rusty or chestnut to create a dramatic effect.

- Cecilie Starin, San Francisco designer

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