I’m really excentuating this because this is what I go through with every one of my colour consultations. A client sees a colour that they think they like. They’re so confident that they’re ready to commit to it until I show them what it looks like next to another colour. All of a sudden, they feel that the colour changed and we must be looking at the wrong sample. This applies to paint, and EVERY other finish you are planning on installing in your home.
You may think that you’re taking the easy road going neutrals with either all white, all grey, or all beige. Well you’re definitely not. There are all kinds of undertones in these neutral colours which probably makes it even harder than designing a monochromatic pink colour scheme.
My intention is not to scare you or push you to hire me as a colour consultant. My intention here is to make sure that you don’t make the most common mistake in decorating. When you are completely sure about a colour, take it and compare it to every other piece in the room before confirming it. It’s also probably best to do that both in daylight and at night. And once you are completely certain that by painting your walls, you won’t make your countertop look yellow, your floor look dirty and your walls look pink, then buy a small sample of the paint colour you chose, paint a big part of one wall and see what it looks like when it dries.
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