A bright home can raise your spirits and make visitors feel welcome. But there are many ways to add a sunny look to your house beyond installing bigger windows. How bright is your take on letting the sunshine into your home? Take this quiz to find out!
What color is the traditional choice for a design scheme that lets the sunshine in?
What color might be less obvious but just as effective at brightening your room and enhancing mood?
Why is painting your wooden staircase a good way to bring brightness into your home design?
because it is often overlooked
because it is so frequently used
because it is a good contrast to the banisters
What is a good way to make your wooden stairway "pop" with paint?
painting a "runner" down the middle
painting diagonal stripes across steps
painting only a few steps and leaving the rest natural
What is the first step in painting a wooden staircase?
coating with sealant
What type of paint works well to hide blemishes on furniture?
How can you use your books to brighten your room's color scheme?
by placing them on the shelves based on their spines' colors
by painting over the covers of books you don't read anymore
by hanging framed, brightly colored books on your walls
What should you do if you have many books with similarly colored covers?
moving books with other colors away and mix the shades of the one color
removing a large portion of them to balance them with the books in other shades
covering a portion of them with small pieces of wallpaper
What color should you paint the inside of a bookcase?
a color that contrasts with the majority of your books' colors
the same color as most of your books' spines
What is an unexpected but clever use for beautiful wallpaper?