For a more in-depth exploration of your color scheme, consider utilizing a handy tool like the Color Computer. You don’t need to be a color theory expert to use this tool. With a simple turn of the wheel, you can witness how colors interplay. Here you can select monochromatic or complementary color to the hue you are considering and thus build out your color scheme. While you might not paint your walls the exact colors from the wheel, you can opt for tints, shades or tones of those hues when you visit your favorite paint store.
But what if you’re tasked with devising a color scheme for a space devoid of furnishings? What if you’re starting from scratch, with a blank slate? In such a case, it may be wise to begin with your favorite color and craft your entire palette around it. After all, your favorite color resonates with you for a reason—it makes you feel good. What more motivation do you need? You can subsequently incorporate artwork and furnishings that harmonize with your beloved color.
Suppose you’re yearning for a change, but a complete repainting isn’t on the horizon. In that case, painting just a few accent walls can breathe new life into your existing decor. An accent wall can add depth and dimension to your space.