The sleeping areas were very important when it came to choosing color. We wanted to craft a space that takes advantage of the features the loft offers us while giving us a tranquil environment. For our child's room we thought green would be soothing and the addition of bright oranges, pinks and reds would be playful at the same time. 2 good color tips: 1. Follow your emotions - color in your home is going to have a tremendous effect on your life. 2. Stick with colors that are found in nature. 2 good color resources: 1. That remarkable, pulled together outfit you saw someone wearing yesterday on the train. If a color palette looks good as an outfit, it will likely look good as a color scheme for a room. 2. A book I have had for years - The Complete Color Directory by Alice Westgate.