Deciding a Color Scheme: 60-30-10 Rule

June 2, 2013



When deciding a color scheme in your space, it's important to consider the 60-30-10 rule. It helps you break down the colors in your space, allowing it all to flow together. The rule is simple:

Your space should be:

60% dominant color
30% secondary color
10% accent color

In other words, your space should be this:

60% of the room should be your wall color
30% should be upholstery and furniture
10% should be decor such as pillows and other accent pieces


If you follow this rule your space should look just like a designers portfolio!


Xo,


1 comment

  1. Me likey!!! This is a good tip you know your stuff!!

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