It can be hard to know what color to paint your rooms in your home. You want to set the right mood. So here are a few tips that you can use for choosing the right colors for the rooms in your house.
When you are in your bedroom you want to get rest. A cooler color like blue or green will be perfect since they will have a calming effect on you. This will help you to relax and get the rest that you need.
Rooms That are for Entertainment
When it comes to rooms that you use for entertaining, like your living room, den, or kitchen, you want to put a lot of energy into the room and make it lively. So a warmer color for the rooms where you will be entertaining make a great choice, like yellow or red.
Small Spaces and Transition Rooms
If you have a small space that you want to open up or you have something like a hallway that transitions from one room to another, a lighter or neutral color is a good choice. Lighter and neutral colors work both when you want to open up small rooms and for blending the colors from various rooms.
If you want to make a bold statement, a dark color is a good choice. But there are several disadvantages of this. First, dark colors can sometimes make you depressed. Another disadvantage is that it makes a room seem smaller. It also will be very hard to paint over if you ever want to change the paint scheme.
The way to remember it is think about the purpose of the room and think of the things that energize you or make you restful. Then you can choose the colors that are best.
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Claudia Leah is the owner of Decorating Den Interiors. A native of Germany, she’s worked as a interior decorating specialist since 2000. Claudia offers interior decorating services many areas of Southwest Florida including Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, and Marco Island.