To create classic country color schemes and breathtaking combinations, look no further than this foolproof guide. Pictures of houses, by a leading interiors photographer, show ideas put into beautiful practice, while pages of actual paint chips make it remarkably easy to select the precise and perfect shades for your own home. Room after room is decorated in irresistible colors, some drawn straight from nature and others (such as red and white gingham) familiar and beloved. Bring warmth to any space with earthy greens, browns, golds, and terra-cottas, or brighten up with the clean, fresh shades of seaside and summer skies. You’ll come to understand, as you admire the photos, why they work so well and how to use them. Plus: fail-safe combinations!