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Did you know that over 60% of our reaction to an object or place is the result of the color? There are physical and psychological effects of color, and the importance of this is totally underestimated. Colors can affect our mood without us even realizing it.
One of the first things to be done when choosing a paint color is to decide what kind of mood you would like to set in your space. Do you want a color that is passive, neutral or active?
To achieve a soothing and subtle look you will need to select a variety of shades in the same color. For example, use different shades of blue in your bathroom or bedroom. This will give you the feeling of calmness.
For a romantic feeling of restfulness in a room you will want light color choices. Using different textures in your room will make it even more appealing. Changing textures and colors will have a pleasantly surprising effect.
When aiming for elegance, neutral colors are the way to go. With all of the varying shades of neutral colors you can turn a simple space into an elegant one.
Now for pizazz, let’s go for the vibrant colors. Reds, golds and oranges would be examples of vibrant colors. When painting your trim and ceilings in the rooms you’ve given pizazz, a nice idea would be to add a tint of color. Perhaps you chose a creamy ivory, this adds a nice touch of elegance.
Do you want to create a focal point? Quickly you can change the look of your room by adding a darker wall in the room.
Make sure to consider the room colors that are next to each other. How do they interact? When you are in one room, you can see a portion of another room. Consideration as to how the colors chosen flow from one room to another is very important in creating the overall look and feel you desire.
Another thing to keep in mind when choosing your colors are making sure to choose the correct finish. Colors tend to take on different significance depending on the sheen. Colors will appear slightly different on every surface and with every finish. Will the walls in this room need to be cleaned regularly, as in a kitchen or bathroom? You will probably want to use a semi-gloss type paint. Will the walls need little if any maintenance? In this room you can use a flat paint.
Below are some of the current color trends. We can match almost any color, use your imagination to express yourself.