Use Nature as Your Color Palette

Choosing a color scheme is one of the most important decorating decisions we make. Letting our love of nature create palettes can make color selection fun and nourishing.

Ecotones, in which two different types of landscape meet, offer tangible examples of how to use contrasting colors. At the seashore, the cool grays and blues of the ocean combine with the warm browns of the sand. This color scheme inspired the decor below.
Photo by Philip Beaurline