Do you know that rooms’ colors in your home are a direct reflection of your personality? No doubt that room color can influence our moods and our thoughts also affects people in many ways, depending on age, gender, ethnic background and climate. When it comes to decorating, it’s very important to choose colors wisely. Believe it or not, color has the power to change the shape and size of furnishings. Besides, the shape and size of the room itself.
No wonder that each color has a psychological value. In order to create peace and harmony in your house, you need to choose your colors wisely as there are some colors might have the opposite effect on you and your loved ones. There are three basic ways that colors act: active, passive and neutral. To make your rooms seem larger and brighter, you can go for light colors which are expansive and airy. To give the large rooms more intimate appearance, dark colors are you way to go as they are sophisticated and warm.
Here are some colors and what they can do to a room:
It raises the energy level of the room as it’s the most intense color for pumping the adrenaline like no other color in case you seek excitement especially at night. In the dining room, it always draws people together, stimulates conversation and creates a strong first impression.
It’s the symbol of joy of sunshine and happiness. It’s very suitable to dining rooms, kitchens and bathroom as it is energizing. It’s believed to simulate the nerves and purify the body.
It’s known to bring down blood pressure and slow respiration and heart rate. It’s the symbol of calming, relaxing and serene. If you go for blue light as the primary color in a room, try to balance it with warm colors for the furnishings and fabrics because it’s known to have a calming effect when used as the main color of a room but go for softer shades.
If you use it as a main color for decorating, it will have a great calming effect as it relieves stress by helping people relax.
It’s a symbol of excitement and enthusiasm.
Neutrals (black, gray, white and brown).
They are basic to the decorator’s tool kit. Believe it or not, all-neutral schemes fall in and out of fashion despite their virtue lies in their flexibility. Adding color will help liven things up, on the other hand subtracting it will calm things down.