Perfect Palettes

Got the bedroom blues? In love with Asian contemporary? Mixed up about matchy-matchy? Our experts — designer and color expert Mark McCauley, ASID, and color consultant Barbara Jacobs — can help.

  • Blue walls in any shade can showcase the artwork or other accessories, as shown in this Linda Woodrum-designed 2006 HGTV Dream Home room.
  • Designer Stacy Lupak’s Asian-inspired room uses a more pinky versions of the popular clay color.
  • A variety of colors can go well with wood paneling; the goal doesn’t have to be to "match," as shown in this dining room designed by Leslie Saul. © 2010 Scripps Networks, L.L.C. All rights reserved
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