Color Palette Generators

by DIY Maven

Color Palette Generators

Have you ever found a picture of a room or an object on the internets and were inspired by the colors? With handy color palette generators, you can copy/paste the URL of the image and the websites will produce a color palette based on the colors in the image. They're incredibly perceptive, perhaps picking up colors you might not have noticed on your own.

First up is the generator by DeGraeve. It's simply designed and super easy to use. It's...

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Make your own personal color fan deck.

by DIY Maven

Make your own personal color fan deck.

Paint manufacturers sell color fan decks to interior designers. The decks will generally include the entire color palette of that individual manufacturer. Making a simple personal color fan deck is a very helpful–if not imperative–in DIY decorating.

First, accumulate all the paint chip strips of all the paint colors used in your pad. If you don’t have the original colors, you can always find similar colors at your local paint store.

Then, using a...

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