2 good color tips: 1. Use color to lead from one room to another and marry different elements from each room. It's calming and makes sense to the eyes. 2. Use color to frame a room, give it order and punch it up a notch. Look in your closet for inspiration. Most likely the colors in the clothes you wear will make you comfortable in your home environment. 2 good color resources: 1. I love Benjamin Moore paints, great palette and quality. The quickest and most inexpensive way to improve a space is painting. 2. Home decor magazines are a great resource for color. Cut out pictures that appeal to you and over time it will define your taste and preferences.