Ever visited a home where color is used in abundance and then think to yourself, "I want to do the same thing in my house"? Fast forward to the paint store, where you stand frozen in front of a sea of paint chips. The hesitation is understandable. Selecting colors for your home can be daunting. There are simply too many questions—from what shade to choose to how to coordinate the furnishings and fabrics you already own with a new wall color. Because it can be helpful to learn from others' mistakes, we spoke with experts about the color missteps they've seen. Read on to see where fellow homeowners went wrong, and how you can get it right.