#6 - Jenny J.'s Contrasting Blues

#6 - Jenny J.'s Contrasting Blues

leslie
Oct 10, 2006
Name: Jenny J. Location: San Francisco Type: This is a one bedroom apartment in Nob Hill, I am a renter. Why I use color: I use color to infuse stimulation and contrast in a room and to create a certain mood. A pleasing color combination can make you happy without even realizing it. I choose light blue for my room because it's calming, and to kick it up a notch I painted the wall behind my headboard a darker blue, highlighting the unusual shape of the headboard with the heightened contrast. I used orange and pink accessories and fixtures to complement the blues in the room.

2 good color tips: 1. Find inspiration in one of your favorite things; articles of clothing, little trinkets, flowers in your garden, etc. Start with a certain hue that inspires you and work out from there. 2. Don't overdo it with a variety of bright colors everywhere. Your eyes need somewhere to rest when entering a room. 2 good color resources: 1. Fashion magazines. 2. Nature.
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