2 Good color tips: 1. With large walls, paint just one wall, or 2 facing walls your color, leaving white as a relief to the eyes. 2. Contrary to baby books, bold colors, like red, can be wonderful in children's rooms. 2 Good color resources: 1. High-end design magazines. Even though the products are way out of my wallet's league, I'm so inspired & informed by the color and accessory combinations. 2. The internet -- design and personal blogs have some amazing pictures of interiors.