Colors enhance your mood. That’s why selecting the best paint colors when painting your favorite room is so important. It can improve your quality of life, as well as make your space more visually appealing. More importantly, certain colors can make you feel a certain way, which is why you want the right paint colors in the right rooms. They should compliment each other and even express a part of your personality. Take a look at our guide to color and see which paint colors could work best for you.
Colors have their own language. Understanding what they mean and how they affect your mood helps you create an environment that best suits your unique needs. Take a look and see which colors suit your mood.
Colors are a bit like building blocks. You start with a foundation, then you build from there.
Colors have temperatures, either cool or warm. And those temperatures affect the overall look and feel of a room.
When you are creating a color palette, you’re really just choosing colors that work together within a space, room or area. To do that, you just need to know a little bit about the color wheel. The simple diagrams below will help you do just that!
Complimentary colors are colors that are on opposite ends of the color wheel. Complimentary color scheme’s high contrast works well for creating vibrant looks.
Split complimentary color palettes work with three colors. Simply choose a color on the wheel, find the color opposite of it and select the colors on either side of the opposite color. These color schemes are well balanced and have strong visual contrast.
Analogous colors are the colors next each other on the color wheel. To create an analogous color palette, pick color and the two colors on either side of it on the color wheel. Analogous color schemes create rich looks.
Monochromatic is one color. To add depth and texture, you use different tints, tones and shades of that color.
Think about the room you will be painting and what you’re doing when you’re in that room. What feeling do you want to convey in that room and what do you want other people to feel when they’re in that room? Do you have any decor items you want to incorporate into that room? From there, you can start selecting paint colors that create that mood and coordinate with your room's decor.Let's do this