Energetic Living Room
Afraid of change but sick of the colors in your home? See how to pick the right colors for your lifestyle.
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Host Jane Lockhart eases them into new color choices that match their sporty, energetic lifestyle. Kevin is skeptical about the red-yellow combination, concerned that he'll "want fries with that." Susan is reluctant because, like many people, she thinks that ceilings are supposed to be white. In the end, though, they're both delighted with the sporty, lively colors they chose.
Did You Know?
Vibrant red increases people's heartbeats and promotes activity, while gold stimulates memory and conversation — all good qualities for a living room.
paint: walls (Lyons Red), crown molding (Cloud White), ceiling (Boardwalk), fireplace (Davenport Tan) - Benjamin Moore, Canada
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