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A Color Story

My friend is in the process of purchasing a new house and has asked me to help her pick out all of the paint colors for inside. She already had an idea on a lot of colors she liked which gave me a great starting point.  I took a look at what she liked and then made a few tweaks until there was a good balance in the color story.

After selecting my favorites, I put them all together on a board to show my friend how they would all work together.  Laying them all out next to each other allows you to see how they all relate and play off of one another to achieve a cohesive look.  If you're looking to update your home with new paint colors, I would highly suggest laying out your options this way as well.  It doesn't take a fancy program.  PowerPoint and Microsoft Word will give you everything you need.

Besides the color samples, I also showed a real life room on the board that was painted in each of the colors chosen.  This helps you see the true value of the paint in an entire room as opposed to small square on a paint chip. 

Here's the finished board: 

I love all of the choices!  What do you think about the color story?

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