Tips On Tuesday
Lets talk Paint!
USE THE 50/150 RULE.
For the perfect color family, mix one batch of paint 50% lighter than the base and another 150% darker. "That's a failsafe method for striping a wall," says Mary Douglas Drysdale, who designed this bold blue kitchen. "It's also a very architectural way of using color."
BRIGHTEN UP THE CEILING
Designer, Caitlin Moran recommends painting the ceiling a slightly paler version of the wall color, so the room seems brighter, even with just a few windows.