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So, it's time to paint over that bold red in the kitchen that has become a bit... much over the years. But how do you choose the right paint color when there are dozens of different shades, all under the umbrella of what you and I would label to be nothing more than white?

Our AOL home decor expert Kelly Edwards suggests grabbing a sample of a paint swatch you like, painting a foamboard of poster board and affixing it to the wall you'd like to paint over for several days. You can see what your wall will look like in the morning light and evening dusk -- a change that can make or break a space.

Want more killer painting tips? View the above video for more tips on how you can choose the right paint for your room... every time. And don't worry if you mess up; you can always join our Messy Paint Mishaps gallery and bask in your disasterous fame!


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