What does your favorite color say about you? 3 Universal Truths about picking paint.
Color is the leasr expensive way to transform living space. A well chosen color can either calm the room or invigorate the space.
There is NO such thing as bad color! There are only likes and dislikes. Color is like spice to food adding zest.
Cool hues such as blue, violet and green are calming and relaxing. Pick these colors for reading rooms, bedrooms and rooms for contemplation.
Warmer hues such as red, yello and orange are energetci, playful colors. Use these in dining rooms, living rooms, working areas and kitchens.
Keep in mind the intensity of the color can invert the color’s effect. While a pastel blue can be quiet and relaxing, bright turquoise can be loud an stimulating.
Never let color guidelines limit choices. If Red is your favorite color, then go ahead drench your bedroom with it. The payoff is that the mood boost you’ll get will compensate it’s limited calming effect. Don’t shy away from mixing colors , just make sure they complement one another when going from room to room or the colors are carried in any form in the other rooms. For example if your dining room is red and adjacent is your living room have something red in the living, a lamp shade, pillow, piece of furniture and if your living room is blue then have something carried over in the dining that may have something blue such as drapes, tablecloth etc. When you prefer neutrals be sure to accent them with burnt orange, black, brown, red, green or gold so as to avoid monotony.