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Red-on-Red

"For a red-on-red library, I chose a vibrant Chinese red in high gloss and painted the walls about six times, to get real depth. Then I used a slightly

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Photo by: Courtesy of Manufacturer
Red-on-Red

"For a red-on-red library, I chose a vibrant Chinese red in high gloss and painted the walls about six times, to get real depth. Then I used a slightly browner red on the moldings to create a shadow line and add a little contrast. The combination is bold and intense, but oddly enough it's a very relaxing room. The red just pulls you in." -William Eubanks

Sherwin-Williams Heartthrob SW 6866; Tanager SW 6601

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We all know how to do blue walls with white trim. Now what about some more intriguing color combinations, like eggplant and pale green? Here are the color schemes that designers recommend.

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