Tricks of the Trade: Complementary Colors and Wood Tones

There’s a lot to be learned from the color wheel.  In my quest to refinish my dining room table and update the look with different chairs I’ve discovered some valuable information about complementary colors and wood tones.

When complementary colors are combined they create a shade of brown, which can help you choose a wood tone for your room that much easier.

Here are a few examples.

complementary colors & wood tones

This also helps to know shades of wood tones to mix in a room.  Look at the color palette in your space.  Maybe these colors are used as accent colors.  Do your wood tones work with the colors in your space?


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