Color is a powerful tool that can be used to create the illusion of space, inspire emotions, and set the mood or atmosphere for any room. When used with interior or exterior painting, color psychology is a wonderful way to create a healthy and beautiful home.
*Yellow is often thought of in terms of happiness and optimism. It activates memory, stimulates your nervous system and promotes creativity. Try implementing a sunshine yellow and toning it down with white accents.
*If a bright yellow isn’t your style, try a neutral pale shade. It is airy and relaxing, and as a bonus, gives the appearance of a larger room.
*Red immediately suggests passion and romance. It adds drama when used generously or warms up a space when used with a slight hand. At the same time, red-orange balances cool blue and instantly warms up a space.
*Pink isn’t only for little girls. This pithy color is much more adaptable than you may think. A vibrant pink-orange color combination will to bring a playful touch to any room without making it feel too youthful. However, if you want to add pink to a girl’s room while keeping a sophisticated look, try a saturated peony shade. It will add energy yet still keep a feminine look.
*Not many people choose orange because picking the right shade can be overwhelming. Try a deep orange, or terra-cotta in a home office to keep it energized by day and comfy by night.
If you are not sure where to begin on your color journey, pick a favorite color from a piece of artwork, a rug, some dishes or an accessory or furniture piece as a main color or accent. Try experimenting t in a powder room, a small hall or on an accent wall. Chose an area that’s quick to do so you can see your results quickly and be able to proceed, or change it. See this process as an adventure with a wonderful prize at the end.