The sage green of the upholstered chair blends with the soft red, as the colors are of equal intensity. Color, color everywhere literally floods this rambling house, where three generations gather to visit and relax. DINING STORAGE IDEAS Taking cues from the nearby sea and sun and the owners’ love of English style, the open rooms are filled with pretty, clear shades ranging from the pastel to the vibrant. The living room, pictured here, showcases two favorites: Walls papered in a flattering, glowing peach and the box-beam ceiling painted aqua and peach. Starting with colors that make you happy is an ideal way to begin your palettewhether you are decorating a whole house or a room or two.