Matt - Describes paints that give a flat, non-reflective finish. It is ideal for walls and ceilings that are not perfectly smooth.
Building a monochromatic theme simply uses a single color in graduating shades like cream, beige and brown. It is hard to go wrong with this color palette, so everyone can use it successfully. But unless variations of the one color used are handled with flair, this can be an unexciting look.
If paints have been allowed to stand and hard lumps or skin have formed, the skin or scum should be removed, after which the paint can be stirred and strained through screen wire or through one or two thicknesses of cheesecloth.
White color symbolizes the purity, immaculateness, innocence, virtue, and joy. It always inspires, helps, fills you with faith. White means absolute freedom from obstacles and freedom for all possibilities.
Have plenty of newspaper around. After you clean your brushes wrap them in a plastic bag.
Malabar and Designers Guild offer some striking brights while the new Shades of Sanderson comprises 120 colours tailored to Sanderson's collections. If you are aiming for a more subtle backdrop that will flow through several rooms, it's wise to stick to neutral shades. Kevin McCloud's Elements of Colour for Fired Earth works especially well with our cool, northern light.
PRIMARY COLORS. The primary colors are red, yellow and blue. These colors are your base colors from which all other colors come from.