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Simplifying Neutral Paint Colours

When I say choosing a neutral paint colour is hard, you may think "how hard can it be to pick a white?" Well good luck going into a paint store and asking for 'the white' and expect to walk out with a gallon of the perfect paint 30 seconds later. Deciding on which neutral hues to use in your home is often more difficult than choosing brighter colours. As weird as it sounds, lighter hues tend to all look similar, while as the same time end up looking completely different when placed next to each other and in the end, NOTHING like you expect when painted on a wall! For an old apartment of mine, we wanted a 'light grey' for the entire place. Next thing we know - we were picking a colour right from the swatch (first mistake) and the entire place resembled a giant dolphin! Last time my parents painted their main hallway, my mom chose a 'soft cream/beige' colour, but it looked more like a basket of peaches!

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