Pastel or softer colors look better in flat paint. Chocolate brown or very dark colors, I think look better with a little shine to them. The satin or semi finish will keep them from looking dreary by reflecting light around the room. Painting is the most cost effective way to give your room lots of impact. You may want to select a striking wallpaper pattern in keeping with the color scheme of the rest of the home. Stripes are great for adding volume and height.
Where do I start? What about the walls? What kind of furniture should I use in the entry foyer? How should I accessorize my foyer? Wall color should never be chosen strictly according to the latest trends or home fashions. Instead, choose colors that suit the character of your home. You should select a color that makes you feel comfortable and happy.