Originally Published: January 24, 2004 7 a.m.
With the simple element of color (plus a little money, a little time and a substantial amount of work) people can add personality, charm and atmosphere to their homes with just one thing: color.
"I hate walking into a white room," said Dave Lafferty, the manager at the Prescott Valley Dunn Edwards paint store. "It shows a lack of creativity. It's like walking into a hospital."
"I don't know the point of a white wall," he added. "Color adds warmth and personality."