Painting Ideas for Your Next Design Project
- By: Jason Coke
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A splash of color adds depth, warmth, and life to any room. That’s why when choosing paint colors for any room, it is important to find the best color combination. Color combinations also have to be appropriate for the kind of room you are painting. You would not want to have dining room walls painted in colors that could ruin your appetite or a bedroom painted in loud neon colors. Unless you are into these kinds of colors, it is best to stick to paint colors that make rooms more beautiful. Some painting ideas you can try are:
For the Bedroom
A bedroom is one of the few places in the house where you can have privacy and tranquility. In this room, you can lounge around in your pajamas and eat ice cream on the bed and no one will judge you for it. As such, it is important to use colors and textures that reflect your personality. The color of paint that you choose should be something that you are comfortable with, like a favorite color. To make a small bedroom look bigger, try painting it with colors that will help you feel like there is a wider space. Whites, neutral colors, pale colors are great paint colors to try. To help make room feel relaxing, a cool blue color can help you get more shut-eye.
For the Dining Room
The colors of the dining room should reflect the kind of ambiance you want to project whenever you are eating here. You should also use a color that will enhance the dining experience rather than turn your guests off to the idea of eating. The best interior painters use pale colors of yellow and green. Green is a relaxing color that lets your guest feel peace and unhurried. Pair this color with dark wooden furniture and you could easily mimic the colors of trees and plants. Yellow, especially when using pale yellows are bright and sunny. This color makes people feel cheerful and happy. Hopefully, it will encourage your guests to exchange fun stories while eating.
The Living Room
This area of the house is where your family might spend most of their time in. The living area is also the place where you will receive guests and sometimes have parties. As such, it is important that the living room’s paint job reflects your personal style so that this can be communicated with your guests. A good living room color is pale blue or sky blue. This relaxing color feels inviting and friendly.