2 Good color tips: 1. All the home stores have great color charts that you can take with you (use them). 2. Take a variety of colors home and see how the light in your place plays off them throughout the day and with the lights you have in your room at night. Color changes throughout the day something you liked in the store might not work at home. 2 Good color resources: 1. Open your eyes and get outside to see how the sun colors our environment. 2. Drive around an upscale neighborhood and see what these folks are using most of the houses have had designers design them you will get some great ideas for your self and its fun!