Do you ever find yourself paralyzed at the nail salon when trying to pick a color? You stand in front of this wall of hues and have no idea what you can commit to for the next four to 12 days (depending on whether you get a gel manicure, of course). And the same goes for paint, only amplified tenfold. You walk into your outdated kitchen and think, what color do I want to take in with my coffee each morning? What’s more, you wonder, what do I do if I hate it in a few months?
Hence, why Sarah Fishburne, Director of trend and design at Home Depot says, “The biggest mistake most people do is pick a color prior to anything else. It’s the last thing you should pick.” Wait, what?! See below for a breakdown of why, plus how to go about choosing the right color for your space.