The Do’s And Don’ts of a Monochromatic Home Color Scheme

Monochromatic color schemes create a sense of elegance and sophistication in many homes. For homeowners looking to take a minimal approach to home design and to express their unique style in a luxurious yet straightforward way, monochrome is the way to go. If you’re interested in this color palette or want to achieve a monochromatic aesthetic, then there are a few do’s and don’ts that you need to be aware of. So, today we’re covering all of the tips and tricks for pulling off a successful monochromatic color scheme to help you make your design a success.

Living room with greige walls.

Do pick a base color

One of the first rules of a monochromatic design is to pick a base color. Monochromatic color palettes are created by using one color as your base and then using varying tones of that color to help pull off a cohesive look. For example, a classic monochrome palette

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5 Renovation Dos and Don’ts From a DIY Home Design Expert

home renovation dos and donts

Courtesy of ChrisLovesJulia

Julia Marcum is the name behind the wildly popular DIY home design blog, ChrisLovesJulia, which she began in 2009 as a way to document her family’s renovation projects for loved ones. As one of the first DIY home design bloggers that still dominates the space today, Marcum has seen the world of home renovations change significantly with the impact of TV, social media, and flux of design trends. Just as kitchen trends have changed from dark to all-white to colorful cabinets, our appetites for home renovations have changed and continues to grow, with 90% of homeowners planning on remodeling or renovating at some point.

Renovating has seen an even-bigger boom in 2020 than it has in the last few years, with a 58% increase in project leads for home professionals in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Thinking about taking on the challenge in your own home?

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