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See the World in Shades of Gray or White, or Aqua, Or...
One way to create the illusion that your living room extends on and on—in every direction—is to pick similar colors for the walls, trim and doors, says designer and Everyday Elegance author Candice Olson. Your gaze will continue from one corner of the space to another. Think about it: A navy door on an off-white wall smacks you in the face with a big "Notice me," whereas a cream door on the same wall blends right in.