When it comes to decorating, the endless colour choices available are enough to overwhelm the most determined home decorator. The Colour Scheme Bible solves that problem, and with hardcover sales of 100,000 its value is well proven. This lay-flat paperback edition is sure to be an equally popular choice. With 200 colour scheme ideas to choose from, The Colour Scheme Bible is an easy-to-use and inspiring reference to using colour in the home. It describes how colours interact and the effects they have on a room. It explains how to choose colours that complement each other for a subdued effect, and which colours and combinations energize a room. The book also includes 50 recommended palettes that can be used with different materials for refreshingly original colour schemes. Features include: * How colour creates ambiance and atmosphere; * How to use colour to give a small room the illusion of space and depth; * 200 distinctive colour schemes inspired by nature, art, travel, and even a favourite possession; * 50 recommended palettes; * A 'How to Use This Book' gatefold. The Colour Scheme Bible changed the way we approach choosing colours for the walls, floors and furniture in our homes. It is an essential handbook for decorators and interior designers.