Color Tips: "Use the colors you love. Don't worry if they don't seem practical. It's better to have something you love now than something you'll be indifferent to for a long time. With a bright wall, you have to hold pretty much everything else up against it. It was hard to tell in stores what would work with our wall. Use color to separate spaces visually."
Color Resources: Kid departments — kids' room decorating sections of retailers and magazines have great ideas about with bright colors. Pad: The Guide to Ultra-Living by Matt Maranian — full of pictures of truly fearless decor and color use.