When it comes to decorating your home, choosing paint colors can be a very stressful task. Most of us have a difficult time imagining what a specific color would like on the walls, even if we have a paint sample to go by. Wouldn't it be nice if you see how a color would look in an entire room before you painted? With the help of Internet, you can! Virtual painting tools allow you to see a finished project before you even begin. These tools are a great help in choosing paint colors, flooring, and other elements in the room.
We've listed various websites that allow you to play with different color combinations absolutely free. These virtual painting tools are simple to understand and user-friendly, and require no sign-up or registration, unless otherwise noted.
Glidden Paint- Glidden's virtual painting tool allows you to select from any of their fabulous paint colors and see what they look like on the walls, ceiling, trim work, or side-by-side in rooms open to one another. Visit Glidden's Color Visualizer and choose a color family that appeals to you. Select from reds, greens, yellows, neutrals, blues, violets, etc. Then, choose from any color shade within that family. Once you've selected a color you'd like to see, you can drag it and drop it anywhere on the model room provided for you. Place the color on one wall, an entire room, or even just the baseboards. Mix and match colors and play with different combinations to see what appeals to you. This allows you to see how you feel about one specific color, or a mixture of different shades working together. When you're done, you can save your work and go back to it at a later time.
Valspar - Valspar Virtual Painter is a very simple online tool that can be used to get help choosing paint colors for any room of the house. Begin by selecting which room you are interested in painting. Valspar has several model rooms you can choose from or you can upload a photo of your own. Once you've selected a room, you can choose to place any of Valspar's gorgeous paint colors inside it. You'll be given a chart of various color families, which then open up to more specific color tones. Click on a color and place it anywhere in the room. Not only can you use this virtual painting tool to see what a color will look like on the walls, but you also change the color of the ceiling, trim work, and fixtures inside the room. Try mixing and matching different shades on the walls, baseboards, and door frames , to see which combination you like best. When you're done, you can save your finished project(s) to return to later.
Sherwin-Williams - The Color Visualizer is Sherwin-Williams' fun and easy to use virtual painting application that allows you to play with color anywhere in your home. Select from any of their stock room photos to work with, or upload one of your own. There are many different stock photos to choose from, so you can use a model that closely resembles your own space. Choose a large room that receives an abundance of light, or one that is dark and on the small side. Then, start painting! Drag and drop different colors into the room to see which one you like best. Choose one color for all the walls, or bring in a mixture of coordinating tones. Brighten things up with new trim work or an accent wall. Choosing paint colors for your home has never been this easy! When you're done, save your project so that you can return to it later.
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