Ever wondered how designers get a perfect whole-house color palette — one that works with or without furniture, that doesn’t clash with your permanent fixtures (carpet, tile, cabinets and counters) and that enhances the house for resale? HouseLogic — a wonderful resource for homeowners — asked me to help them solve this color conundrum.

Maria Killam's white family room with orange and green accents

All photos from the home of color guru, Maria Killam

After in-depth conversations with two color experts and a crash course in undertones, we wound up with what might be a foolproof method (not to mention some very cool tips that you may not have heard anywhere else).

Read the story at HouseLogic — and get ready to find your whole-house palette inspiration!

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