Okay, stop reading right now if you’re scared of color. From a design perspective, sometimes it’s okay to use color in big and bold ways. If you choose to bring in color or pattern with floor to ceiling drapes, pay attention to the scale of things in the room. Make sure you are aware of the way the color will play off the wall color you have chosen. This goes back to elementary art lessons– remember complementary colors? Or hue and tone? Tone on tone color is always safe. Complementary colors always work. Black, whites, and neutrals are safe choices.