There is no escaping colours when it comes to decorating your home, that's why it is important to learn the basics of colour properties and what emotions certain colours evoke. When choosing colour for decoration, always remember that each colour has a emotional reaction. How do these colours make you feel? These colours can make you feel anything from being peaceful to being frustrated. So it is important to select your colours wisely when you're trying to achieve harmony in your home.
So what mood do you want in your home? Which colours do you think can help you achieve these moods? Choosing colours shouldn't be difficult once you have picked up some basic information about colours and its effects, so let's check them out and how they can affect your mood.
Symbolizing purity and innocence, whites are always in fashion because of their versatility and compatibility with any colour. When used with taste, whites can exude an air of elegance and confidence.
Neutrals, notably the earthly hues, are known to be soothing and calming in nature. Neutrals can also create an air of sophistication. Bringing a mood of serenity and abundance in nature, earth neutrals are also known to work very well with other colours.
Uplifting and joyful, yellows can create an expansive and warm mood that can can also brighten up the room. Better to be used for bathrooms and kitchen, it is however not advisable to be the main colour scheme in a room as yellows tend to induce irritation and anger.
Vibrant and enthusiatic, oranges can create an exciting and powerful mood ithat brings live to any room. However, oranges should be used cautiously as it can easily over-power a room if used in excess proportions.
Reds and pinks are known for its passionate and romantic nature, and can be a good choice for bringing up the energy level in a room, notably at night. Red and pinks are best used as accent colours or part of a wall.
Violets, at varying shades, can bring a myriad of moods to a room. Darker shades can create a mood of luxury, sultriness and royalty. Lighter shades, such as lavender, can bring calmness with a tad of warmth and are a good choice of a bedroom.
Blues can bring upon a feeling of calm, peacefulness and tranquil. Known for being cool colours, blues are good choices for the bedrooms especially for homes in warm countries. Blues are also nice choices for bathrooms.
Being the easiest colour on the eye, greens can create moods of relaxation and calmness. A colour commonly associated with harmony and nature, greens are a good choice for any room and it can bring a pleasant balance into your home.
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