How paint colours affect your home’s interior
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How colour affects your mood
The colour and shades you choose influence your mood. You can use paint colours to create a relaxing space that promotes the wellbeing of your family. Different people perceive colours differently because of their personal preferences as well as their individual experiences.
That being said, there are general guidelines you can follow when you’re choosing a colour scheme for your home. You can also assess how the colour makes you feel before you use it as part of your home’s interior design. Both the saturation of the colour and its brightness influence the effect that it has on your mood. You can use colour to make you feel relaxed or energised depending on the function of the room you’re painting.
How to choose paint colours
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An easy strategy to use when you’re choosing paint colours is to use darker shades for the floor, medium hues for the walls and a light colour for the ceiling. Another option is to start with the formal areas of your home and then to use variations of the colours you use in those areas to decorate the rest of the interior space.
When you’re decorating a room, you can select a dominant colour for the walls and then choose a secondary colour for your upholstery. Complete the look by picking accessories in an accent colour. The result is a harmonious room that’s also interesting.
Another strategy to create a relaxing yet interesting space is to contrast warm hues with cool shades. Matching grey with a warmer shade creates a calm ambience without being boring. Black and white is a classic combination you can rely on. Another colour scheme that works well is selecting a single colour and pairing it with white for a monochromatic effect.
Now that you know more about home décor, you can start using paint