Materials and Tools:
online paint selection tool
paint rollers and covers
plastic tray liners
Start with a base color that makes you feel good.
Use an online tool to see how it looks on a wall.
Add companion colors around the base color.
Test colors on poster board before painting them on wall and woodwork. Check colors in natural and artificial light at different times of day and night.
Go with your feelings; if you think two colors look good together, they probably do.
Roll paint onto walls in three-foot columns to avoid lap marks.
Brush paint onto woodwork.
Use painter's tape or an edger to keep a sharp line.
For easy cleanup, use plastic paint tray liners.
Tie room together with accessories in base and companion colors.