Inspired by the need to feel comfortable and confident about the colors in our homes, Color Your Life teaches readers how to experiment with beautiful, bold, and ageless color schemes for the home without ever making a mistake. Elaine Ryan's specially designed color matching system shows homeowners how to pick colors that won't clash or bore. Tips include: " How to design every room of the home to reflect your lifestyle " How to work with your child to design a bedroom you both will love " How to bring color into your home and life if you've become suddenly single " How to create the sensuous bedroom Through fun worksheets-like the amusing and practical "Supermarket Test"-tips and other useful analysis sprinkled throughout, the reader learns to discover his or her favorite colors and how to incorporate them in the home. This decorating how-to includes a set of punch-out color bars that makes choosing colors easy, fun, and a fool-proof way to color your life! Includes 14-page punch-out Color Bar insert.
ELAINE RYAN, an interior designer for more than thirty years, is the cofounder of the Phoenix chapter of the International Interior Designers Association and is the inventor of the patented Color Bars color matching system. She has been featured in major publications, including The New York Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times for her expertise on color in the interior environment. She lives in Connecticut.