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I'm moving into a new apartment and I'm allowed to paint the rooms any color I want, but I have one problem the apartment is a open floor plan and when you walk in your in the living room and the ceilings are 18 ft high and the living room is open into the kitchen with a countertop has the divider, then the kitchen flows into the loft .I want to be able to define the spaces and put some color on these boring white walls. but I don't want it to look stupid. I'm in a runt and I hope you can e-mail me back with some design ideas. Thank you So Much!!

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Just use your favorite color(s) for the  walls.  While the floor plan is open, you can start and stop paint color at the corner of a wall.  

Since it's an apartment, I'd probably choose 2 colors and go with those.  When you choose your colors, make sure the paint is the same "hue" or "strength".  Don't go with a very dark and a very light.  That causes too much contrast.

Take a color cue from your closet.  If you tend to buy a lot of green, you may want to use that color for your walls.  If you wear a lot of blue, then paint the walls blue.  Remember, it's only paint.

Regards,
Jenny

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