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09/06/2012 02:11 pm ET Updated Nov 06, 2012

7 Spicy Hot Color Palettes To Fire Up A Living Room

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Consider cranking up the heat in your living or family room by painting your walls in spicy shades of red, yellow or orange. Keep in mind that pure, high-intensity versions of these hues can feel overwhelming -- especially in a small space that gets little to no natural light. If you have a small living room or lack ample windows, try keeping the majority of the space white or bathed in a light neutral, then turn up the volume by adding splashes of a more vibrant color.

To see these hot colors, head over to Houzz.

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