Because choosing a shade of white can be daunting here are a few tips to help you along the way:
- Look at the whites in bright sunlight.
- Look at them in a lighted room.
- Look at them in a darkened - night like - setting.
- Consider if you need to match or coordinate furniture, finishes, flooring, walls or other decorative objects.
- White can be stubborn and white wood blinds don’t always work well with other white trim or decor looking muddy or dramatically mismatched.
In general. whites fall into six categories:
Each of these families of white color work well together in your space but mixing different families of white colors can create a confusing and chaotic look. For instance, your chalky whites work best with pastel colors, while the neutrals work best with the beige and tan colors and can can look yellowish. You get the idea. As you examine the options against your white decor you will be able to see the different families of whites emerge and quickly reject the ones that clash.
Hopefully, you feel ready to explore the world of white colors in all their different expressions and make your space something that works well with your wood or faux wood blind selection.
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