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Say it, subtly, with paint

By CompiledElisabetta Coletti and Lane Hartill / June 23, 1999

Color experts say the hues you choose can influence emotions.

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*Red increases a sense of energy and heightens appetites.

*Blue is calming and tranquil, ideal for bedrooms.

*Green is relaxing and can be more versatile than blue.

*Orange conveys warmth.

Source: Paint Quality Institute