Colors of your home say a lot about who you are as a person. Most of us may not find it noticeable but the color of our walls, our living room, our kitchen, can really affect us in so many ways.
Depending on age, gender, ethnic background and climate, color affects us in many ways. The set of colors tends to get a similar reaction; the variations come from the shades or tones been used in your home. It is important to choose colors smartly.
Regardless of trends color of your walls play a significant role in your life so choose it according to the choice of the members who re going to look t those colors daily. Blend the colors or combination that makes you feel peaceful, happy and calm.
The most important task is to choose the combinations. Color can completely transform the furnishings, shape, and size of the room. Color selection becomes so easy if you work a little on basic information about color and its effects.
In this post, we will discuss certain colors and how they make you feel.
Choose it like a Pro!
Every color has its own psychological value. Colors; they can influence any emotion, from pricking in your eyes to make you feel angry, hungry even sleepy. One-color that works for you might not work for your family members so quick coordination is always helpful, choose something that’s appreciated and accepted by all.
Different colors work for different rooms, like shades of yellow might work for the kitchen but not for Bed Room.
Once you after all the homework you have chosen a color for your room, limit the number of colors in a room to no more than two to three, as a variety of ranges might make a room look busy or messy. Experimenting with paints is much affordable than furniture, so there is always room for experiment.
Colors and Their influence
Basically colors are active, passive and neutral in nature. Choose the color as per the purpose, desire, and taste. Light colors can make the room look bigger and cold, whereas warm color makes space look smaller, warmer, vibrant filled with energy.
Let us have a look at how the color works,
Red raises a room’s energy level. The most intense color, it generally pumps the adrenaline. Always better to choose when you want to add up the excitement, particularly at night or late evenings. This color can be a great choice if you plan to draw the guest’s attention in your living room or dining room, red attracts people together and stimulates conversation.
Yellow, Studies show that people are more likely to lose their temper in a yellow interior. Not a cool color for couples with infants and toddlers as they cry more if they stay around the room which is yellow in color. In large amounts, this color tends to create feelings of frustration and anger. In chromotherapy, yellow is believed to stimulate the nerves and purify the body.
Blue is the color that tends to bring down blood pressure and helps slow respiration and heart rate. That is why it is considered calming, relaxing and serene, the coolest color, and it is often recommended for places like bedrooms and bathrooms. … Blue is color which is said to have a calming effect when used as the main color of a room — but go for softer – lighter shades
Pastels have certain different ways of influencing a room. Pastel is defined as an unsaturated version of virtually any sort of color. It is the calmer, lighter and softer version of a given color. In many ways, pastels have the same calming effect of earthy tones, with slightly more liveliness in it.
It helps you bring relaxation in, living rooms, kitchens
Green, in the kitchen, green cools down things; even in a family room or living room, it offers and encourages unwinding but has enough warmth to promote comfort and togetherness with a pinch of liveliness. The green color also has that cool calming effect when used as the main color for decorating. It helps your eyes feel relaxed and satisfied.
Purple, is cool, rich, a bit of dramatic and also sophisticated. It gives a look of luxury and hint of creativity; it is a deep color. Lighter versions of purple, like lavender and bring the same relaxation. But doesn’t gives you freezing chill.
Shades of neutrals These colors can have a calming effect. In a room, cool colors appear to recede, making a room look larger. … Neutral colors (or non-colors) are technically only white, gray and black, but in decorating, neutral colors have a wider definition and encompass a large range of colors
Crimson can make some people feel annoyed. Provoking feelings of rage and hostility, this is a color that should be avoided as the main color of a room. Being in the room for a long time will definitely make you feel satisfied, and give you that cozy comfortable feel that makes a house a home.
Color’s Effect on Ceilings
Large rooms with very high ceilings are often considered as giving you the feel of being unbalanced or cold because furniture and flooring occupy less than half of the room, leaving the rest of the space bare. Painting it with Neutral color can help bring the ceiling down, fooling the eye into thinking the room is smaller and more intimate
We hope these guidelines will help you choose color of your choice for your home interiors, and will make you feel better in that very home, choice of color is completely a personal choice and preference, so go ahead feel free to experiment, do not forget to add your family members choices in the combinations you are planning to choose.
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