Photos of Cool & Warm Color Scheme Ideas

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    Photos of Cool & Warm Color Scheme Ideas

    Interior bedroom
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    Have you put off painting or adding color to your rooms because you don't know how to begin? Well, say goodbye to bland! Paint is one of the most frugal ways to give a fresh new look to a space. These inspiring photos of cool and warm color scheme ideas taken from today's most popular interior paint choices will help you choose an ​interior color scheme with ease.

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    Cool Color Scheme for a Bedroom

    Cool Color Scheme for a Bedroom
    Photo © Behr

    This cool ocean green color on the walls nicely balances the warm wood furnishings, neutral bedding and light sandy blond wood color on the floor, reminding one of a nature-inspired contemporary coastal style. A lighter shade of the same color on the ceiling adds interest and height.

    Colors by Behr
    Walls: Winter Surf 490D-5
    Ceiling: Green Sleeves 490D-7
    Trim: Beach White 4-D-420

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    Warm Color Scheme for a Bedroom

    Warm Color Scheme for a Bedroom
    Photo © Sherwin-Williams

    This warm contemporary color palette is chic and sophisticated. The browns and greens are perceived as neutrals, while the muted blues in the linens help to add a pop of color without drawing too much attention.

    Colors by Sherwin-Williams
    Walls: Suitable Brown 7054

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    Cool Color Scheme for a Kitchen

    Cool Color Scheme for a Kitchen
    Photo © Dutch Boy

    Warm colors are the most popular for kitchens, but cool colors can work equally well. The lavender blue, black and white color scheme of this kitchen imparts a youthful vibe while still keeping its traditional charm.

    Colors by Dutch Boy
    Walls: Highland Mist E19-3
    Cabinets: Ultra White C4-4

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    Warm Color Scheme for a Kitchen

    Warm Color Scheme for a Kitchen
    Photo © Pratt & Lambert

    This kitchen exudes warmth and charm due to its rich, warm color scheme. Almost all yellows, from bright sunshine shades to muted earth tones, make perfect color choices for kitchen areas since yellow's personality imparts energy and cheer.

    Colors by Pratt & Lambert
    Walls: Tanaura 10-26
    Ceiling: Golden Straw 10-29
    Island: Vandyke Brown 7-17

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    Cool Color Scheme for a Bathroom

    Cool Color Scheme for a Bathroom
    Photo © Behr

    Blues are great for areas where one wishes to unwind, like in the spa-like serenity of this bathroom. Painting the molding the same color as the walls helps the walls to appear to fade into the background, adding to the relaxing effect.

    Colors by Behr
    Walls: Misty Surf 740E-2
    Ceiling: White Fur W-F-610

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    Warm Color Scheme for a Bathroom

    Warm Color Scheme for a Bathroom
    Photo © Benjamin Moore

    The colors in this contemporary bath are sophisticated and modern, yet the warm color palette still keeps the bath feeling calm and inviting. These warm neutral color tones can also feel masculine, making them perfect for a man's home and style.

    Colors by Benjamin Moore
    Walls: Northhampton Putty HC-89
    Trim: White Dove QC-17
    Ceiling: Arizona Tan 2162-50

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    Warm Color Scheme for an Entryway

    Warm Color Scheme for an Entryway
    Photo © Pratt & Lambert

    Red is a perfect color for an entryway since its vibrant energy feels very welcoming. This deep, muted red paint color works well with the traditional styling of this home, and the warm neutral ceiling color helps calm the strength of the red.

    Colors by Pratt & Lambert
    Walls: Prairie House Red CL-100
    Ceiling: Mallow 2-32

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    Cool Color Scheme for a Living Room

    Cool Color Scheme for a Living Room
    Photo © Valspar

    A cool color scheme often works well in a contemporary style living room. Though this color scheme is predominantly cool, it keeps the living room from becoming cold and stark with the addition of warm woods and vintage style furnishings.

    Colors by Valspar
    Walls: Azure Stone 5001-1A & Academy Gray 5001-2A

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    Warm Color Scheme for a Living Room

    Warm Color Scheme for a Living Room
    Photo © Dutch Boy

    The colors of nature inspired this warm palette from Dutch Boy. Color blocking, or painting different walls different but coordinating colors, is a great way to divide a large space or to showcase a room's architectural elements.

    Colors by Dutch Boy
    Walls: Brown Noddy DT105 & Leafy Glimmer DT106