Deciding on what color to paint a room in a new home can be a frustrating and time consuming experience. However, with a little research, thought and exploring with color swatches, the process can be fun, stylish and rewarding.

There are many factors in deciding what color or accent color to paint a room – room size, color preference, style, furniture color, lighting, and lifestyle, etc. There are many options out there to help you decide on the right path. Brands like Sherwin-Williams, Behr, and Benjamin Moore offer intuitive tools from color swatches and style guides to downloadable apps that can help with the process.

But what does it all mean? In the chart above, Haven Properties shows you what colors to choose from and why you should choose them. Which color will you choose?