By Michelle Gage

Published on June 14, 2016

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by Michelle Gage 

When it comes to paint, a tough choice can sometimes end in a beautiful, colorful compromise. If you have fallen in love with more than one shade for a particular room of your home, we suggest keeping both around. Here, we’ll walk you through rooms that get two tones (or more) just right. 

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We would happily work at this desk if this were our view. These great grey tones combine to create a striking piece of statement art, right on the wall. 

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A beautiful blush stripe cuts through this blank white wall. Select an on-trend color and introduce it into your space in a small way.

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This deep rich color would overpower the room, if it wasn’t for the white break up top.

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Photography by APARTMENTTHERAPY.COM

Sloppy paint job or cool approach? Skip the painter’s tape and let your eye be the judge. Update your white rental walls with a healthy dose of this zesty lemon shade.

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Photography by HOMEDIT.COM

A bold teal stripe races through these white walls. This color really helps to pull the space together.

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Photography by NORDICDESIGN.CA

This space is seriously chic. If you are going to choose two colors for a room, put the darker shade on the bottom.

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Photography by BOLIGLIV.DK

We are in awe of this peachy pink paint color. The deep navy sofa brings out its vibrance even more. 

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Photography by BRIT.CO

You can recreate this look with just a little painter’s tape. A few simple steps get you an amazing look.

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This striking black and white wall has all of our attention. ALL. OF. IT.

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This serene blue shade makes this our ideal office space. We would have no problem working from home right here. 

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Photography by HELLO_HELLO.FR

Colorful triangles connect to create this one of a kind look. Make original art on your walls.

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Photography by INSIDECLOSET.COM

Let your kid’s imagination run wild in this room. Color bounces off the walls in this sweet space.

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Photography by REGARDSETMAISONS.BLOGSPOT.COM

This lush green shade has us all sorts of jealous. BRB…making a quick run to the paint store to replicate this look…

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A little dab’ll do ya! Paint just a tiny patch on the walls above your desk. Give your space a little color. This is a quick way to update a neutral palette.

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Photography by REMODELISTA.COM

Let your color of choice spill off the walls and onto the floors. Stick with a soothing shade and make your space feel extra cozy.

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Photography by TRENDLAND.COM

Add a little prep to your step! This classic combination is perfect for your little prepster. These two shades are never going out of style.

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Photography by DECOIST.COM

This beautiful grouping of colors is so scrumptious and soft. A relaxing haven for sure. 

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Photography by APARTMENTTHERAPY.COM

Even the smallest of spaces can handle a little color update. If your walls are already white, pull out your paintbrush and just color the bottom half of your walls. This project is one that can be completed in just an afternoon. 

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Draw attention to your doorway with a little color. This navy tone accentuates the opening.

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Photography by SUGARANDCHARM.COM

Split your walls between black and white. Amp up the appeal in your dining space with this two toned trick.

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Photography by HOUSEANDGARDEN.CO.UK

While it would be easy to splash the same shade on all of your walls, you’re not one to take the easy route. Split the space with these stunning shades.

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Photography by SUGARANDCLOTH.COM

This cool colored triangle adds a touch of playfulness to this dining space.

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Photography by SKETCH42BLOG.COM

Split your walls in two. This charming space is one that can be easily replicated.

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Photography by LILIINWONDERLAND.FR

Let your walls do the talking. This fresh shade is giving us butterflies.

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Photography by LITTLEGREENNOTEBOOK.BLOGSPOT.COM

Let your ceiling shade spill over to the tops of your walls. If you’ve got a deeper shade on the walls, let a lighter one mix things up.

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Photography by BLOG.BETTINAHOLST.DK

These walls mimic mountain peaks. Let your adventurous soul show on your walls. A popping pink desk sits perfectly in front of this scene.

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Photography by SFGIRLBYBAY.COM

This sweet pink shade catches the eyes of anyone who enters this room. A strawberry tone mixes well with the vanilla and makes us all kinds of hungry for something sweet. 

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Photography by VINTAGEREVIVALS.COM

An off-center melon stripe immediately grabs our attention. The imperfect placement of art and furnishings gives the room charm and interest. 

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Photography by HOMEDIT.COM

A lovely slate blue shade makes quite the impression on this otherwise white wall.

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Photography by DOMAINHOME.COM

For a totally unique take, paint everything that comes in the way of this cobalt blue striped path. We love how the walls match the desk and the bottom edge of the framed artwork.

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Photography by DESIRETOINSPIRE.NET

When the wainscoting on your walls in this high and striking, you have to raise the bar with this bold blue color.

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Photography by MP.WEIXIN.QQ.COM

Split your space with this cornflower and serenity blue combination. 

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