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The Darker Side of Interior Color Schemes

Posted by Paige Thomas ~ October 31, 2008

It's Halloween today and for most, it means one of day of celebrating ghoulish, fall weather fun.

But, if you like darker palettes not just on Halloween, but all year round, here are some great ways to use a lack of color for amazing effect. When using darker colors, lighting plays an important role. Notice how well the bright natural light plays against the darker interiors:

I love all the dark wood floors. These types of wood floors can be created with a coat of dark varnish color. It gives a classic aged, antique look.

Obviously this look isn't for everyone, and honestly, while it has rays of elegance, I prefer much more vibrant color palettes, like in these previous posts:

Interior Painting with Neutral Colors Pick a Color, Any Color Bright and Bold Paint Palettes

All photos from Remodelista

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