This emacs lisp package lets you set a color-theme on a per-buffer basis.
This package uses Emacs Face Remapping to installing faces locally on the buffer by means of
For color-theme.el themes
M-x package-install color-theme-buffer-local
For emacs24 themes
M-x package-install load-theme-buffer-local
If the above doesn't work, you may need to configure your Emacs to use the Marmalade repository and try again.
Daily snapshots from the github repo are installable from the MELPA repository
Using themes made for color-theme.el
(color-theme-buffer-local 'color-theme-robin-hood (current-buffer))
Using themes made for emacs24 themes.
(load-theme-buffer-local 'misterioso (current-buffer))