There are some paint colors that have a devoted following because they are simply one of the best colors for almost any room. Revere Pewter has earned the reputation as the "perfect greige." Because of its perfect balance of warm and cool, Revere Pewter complements most accent colors. To create a color scheme with a rich greige, you'll want to include one pale neutral. The beautiful thing about a warm gray like this is that you can choose trim and cabinetry color in a warm or cool white. Revere Pewter shines with bold color accents, but is also soothing and relaxing with calm cool colors like blue or green. You'll want to sample this color before committing because, like most greiges, your available light can change this color from light to dark quickly.
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Take a Color Risk With a Vibrant Ceiling Color
In a neutral room, a ceiling painted in a warm color like Benjamin Moore Coral Gables is an unexpected treat. Try paint color simulating apps to give your new ceiling color a test drive before you roll on a drop of paint. Paint sampling film can be found at home improvement stores, and it's great for trying out paint color in difficult to reach spaces. Be sure to take into account the color that your ceiling will reflect into the room, too. Some colors can cast an undertone on the walls or floors.Continue to 2 of 5 below.
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Add Rustic Accents to Enhance the Neutral Color Scheme
Revere Pewter has a natural and rustic quality. Though it's equally beautiful in a traditional setting, greige is the perfect backdrop for rustic style decorating. Choose accent pieces like this Vintage Storage Cube from Aidan Gray to add lots of style without adding more color. Two or three of these cubes not only make a great grouping instead of a coffee table. The storage inside the cube makes it a clever choice for reducing family room clutter.Continue to 3 of 5 below.
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Joybird Stowe Sofa
If you're adding a bright color to your color palette like the coral ceiling paint, you'll want to keep your furniture neutral. Neutral furniture doesn't have to be plain. Look for stylish pieces like this Mid-Century Modern sofa. The vintage lines and tufting add interest, while the pale beige keeps the style neutral. If you would like to add accent color with furniture, try a pair of colorful accent chairs or a painted chest.Continue to 4 of 5 below.
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The Right Lighting Is Essential
A beautiful light fixture is essential for that pulled-together look we all crave in our homes. A light fixture can be simple but still very elegant. To complement the decor of this room you'll want to choose light metallic fixtures to blend in the room. Revere Pewter looks best with brushed metals. The linen-like shade enhances the rustic decor and accents.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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Add Color with a Patterned Area Rug
Adding a patterned rug to a neutral room is an easy way to add color. This springtime rug from Home Decorator's Collection has a simple floral pattern that incorporates the vibrant coral of the ceiling, but in tiny pops of color within the pattern. Artwork and patterned rugs can add more texture to your rooms without any major changes. Rugs with pattern and bright colors look best anchoring neutral furniture.