For a subtle movement from room to room, use the same color white paint for all the ceilings and the trim throughout. The colored walls will give character to each space but the consistent white will let the rooms relate.
My favorite white is Dunn Edwards "Swiss Coffee," a soft, delicate creamy white. I don't advise a stark white anywhere, but whites can be yellow, grey, pink, blue, and cream. Choose the shade that compliments our home and stick with it.
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