The Shining, 1980
I know, that's what I think of when I say it too. For those that are able to look past or don't have the mental image of two creepy twin girls, red can be a great color choice. Especially for a space that lacks a structural focal point or can withstand a strong color presence. To keep the room from becoming overly dramatic or looking like a murder crime scene, try these simple tips to start you on your way.
- Use nail polish colors as a starting point. If you like the hue enough to put on your finger, you'll like it enough to accessorize a room with. Try hues with hints of coral or hot pink to keep the space looking fresh and playful. Or cherry red for something more classic.