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How To Master Color-blocking For Interiors

Color-blocking has been a hot trend in fashion which is spilling over into interiors.  It is fun and can have bit of an avant garde edge if your really push the colors.  Whether planning a new kitchen, redecorating a room or remodeling a bathroom the cool thing about color-blocking is you can work it in at any time.

Just what is “color-blocking?”  When two or more large blocks of colors are used on a garment or in a room setting. color blocking with fashion and the bedroomColor-blocking makes color scheming super simple.  Pick, one, two or three colors and go!  The trick is to use the colors as expansive solids. color blocking how toTake an easy-on-the-eye monochromatic approach by making color blocks out of shades of a certain color, or go for it with dramatic bold colors. If you are looking for really wild colors check out an earlier color post. color blocking in the great room via Contemporist color blocking in a kitchenvia Conceptual Kitchens & Millworkvia Sugarlaws color blocking in the hallwayA looser take on color-blocking via Chinoisere Chiccolor blocking in the bathroomvia Laufen color blocking in the kitchen via Welborn Cabinet Inc. color blocking in the living room via Coco Cozy

Use color to emphasize certain areas or create interest.  The thing to remember about color-blocking is opposites attract and makes things interesting.  Color-blocking is an easy solution for those muddled by too many colors or patterns because you don’t need to bother with them.  A big splash is all you need.

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2 Responses to How To Master Color-blocking For Interiors

  1. Thanks for explaining in detail how color-blocking works. It seems like a great idea for certain rooms in your home.

  2. You bet, color-blocking can be super simple. I should have titled it “Decorating for Dummies.”


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