Have you ever thought that your home feels different? Do you think that the walls are the ones that making your home dull and spreading a gloom over? Well, make your home great again is not too hard. You can do that with a little bit of investment.
Theoretically, painting the wall will help brighten up the whole house and deliver a fresh energy at the same time. However, to achieve this result, you need to wisely choose the paint colors. The color of the walls plays a major part on the entire atmosphere of the room and affects you and your visitor’s reaction towards the home as well. If you can’t decide what color is the most appropriate, here are a few basic tips that may help you when choosing the right paint colors for your home.
Creating the Atmosphere
Different colors create a different emotional reaction. So if you have a plan to encourage a lively conversation with guests in a particular room, a bright and contrasting color is a perfect choice. However, if you want to create a more relaxing atmosphere, choose a lighter and neutral color. And for an elegant feel, deep and rich hues will be perfect.
Choose wisely about what atmosphere you want in a room and choose these colors appropriately, especially if you want an extreme color combination because the paint is a long term investment. So, if you are tempted to use a bold and contrasting color as the main color in your kid’s playroom to evoke imagination and creativity, in the future it may prove to be overwhelming and not so good when the kids reach their teen years.
Consider the already Existing Furniture
If you don’t have the plan to purchase new furniture and accessories, you need to make sure that the paint color you want doesn’t distract the existing furniture. A good approach is to choose a paint color that contrasts enough to allow the furniture to stand out against the color of the walls.
Experimenting the Paint Finishes
Improving the walls of your home is not all about the colors. You can play with the finish and texture of the wall to add originality and uniqueness to a room. While many people like to choose a matte finish for their walls, actually you can add a bit glow to it with a gloss finish. You can also apply a more complex textured finish with the help of a skilled painter as it requires a difficult technique. Textured finishes are usually used to hide ceiling flaws, so you are hiding something on the walls with the beauty visual elements.
Try it with a Small Space first
Before you fix a certain color choice to your room, you can do the experiment with a small area in the room before doing everything. Before you paint the entire room, you can paint a small area. Wait for the paint color to completely dry, so you can take a look at how the actual color looks like. You can also see how artificial light in the room affects it, and how it looks in sunlight. If you are okay with the color after trying it for sometimes, it is a good sign to apply it to the rest of the room.
Choosing the right paint colors is like a double edged sword, if you do it successfully, the improvement of the room will be outstanding, but if you are careless it will ruin the beauty of your room and also your home. So, it is important to think wisely before making a decision regarding the paint color.
About The Author
Tas is a Painter at Qpaint painters Brisbane that provide interior and exterior painting services in Brisbane as well as house painting on the Gold Coast. Tas enjoys spending time with family and writing about painting and decorating in his spare time