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How to choose the right shade of blue and green: useful expert advice

Designers and experts share tips on selection and use of colors: green and blue color in the living room. Part 2

Green color

1. In a room with a small amount of light do not choose dark colors or shades with a predominance of gray. Pick the colors in which white predominates. More "gloomy" shades of green will look better in bright rooms.

- Kishani Perera, Los Angeles, designer

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2. Choose the natural shade of green for rooms in which you see yourself often - with plenty of shade of yellow will look more natural than those shades like mint or emerald. Do not ignore the ceiling - combine white with the color that is applied to the wall 50/50 and cover their ceiling.

- Kishani Perera, Los Angeles, designer

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3. The first rule of painting the walls - always try several shades directly on the walls. Especially this rule applies to the deep shades of green. Khaki on samples on the walls can be a bright olive. To earthy greens seemed too gray, add accents, try to combine the light shades of green with a cream or ivory.

-Ruthie Sommers, Los Angeles, designer

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4. The use of bright citrus, blue-green, coral, crimson accents emphasizes the yellow-green tint, making it the focal point.

- Philippa Radon, color expert

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Blue colour

1. Look for the base color for the living room? Mix blue and gray, the resulting shade will be fairly neutral to his background could use some bright accents

- Sasha Emerson, Los Angeles, interior designer

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2. When choosing a shade of blue, you think, how often do you come in the room. For example, do not select too bright shades of blue for the living room, because you can quickly get tired of the color. It is better to apply the color in a wardrobe or a game, and in the living room, apply a calmer tone.

- Sasha Emerson, Los Angeles, interior designer

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3. Fortunately, the blue shade blends well with almost any shade of wooden surfaces. The paler blue, so it is universal. Win-win option - light blue walls and floor doshaty walnut.

- Sasha Emerson, Los Angeles, designer

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4. Frosty blue elegantly combined with soft beige tones and brilliant shades.

- Stephanie Hoppen, author of Choosing Blue Book: Color You Can Live With ( «Choice of color: the color with which you can live")

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5. Natural shades of wood, sand beige, very light shade of blue - a perfect combination for a cozy living room with fireplace.

- Stephanie Hoppen, author of Choosing Blue Book: Color You Can Live With ( «Choice of color: the color with which you can live")

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6. Warm shades of blue - is not a myth. To find such a tone, select the tone that uses a semi-yellow tone. To highlight the warm effect - add to the room orange.

- Elaine Griffin, New York, designer

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