We’re not usually the type to go for matchy-matchy, but sometimes the trend of continuous color is done so right we can’t help but share.

Elle Decor put together a great list of tips on how to do monochromatic color schemes.

Our favorite tip among the list? Start with the carpet.

“I like to set the tone of the color palette for a room with the carpet,” designer Sasha Bikoff says. “You can deconstruct the colors in the carpet and spread them around the room.”

Well said. We’re fans!