Paint a Room with More Than One Color
An easy way to freshen up the atmosphere at home is to repaint. Not only to give your home a fresher look as a result, the resident will feel better as well. Nowadays, there are endless shades of paint available in the market and you can even get personalized shades made only for you. But if you think painting only one color might be a bit too simple, why not challenge yourself with more colors? We’ve got some tips to guide you through.
We’re sure many of you may have heard the 70/30 rule. In order to create depth and contrast, use 70% of the key accent shade and the second shade can be filled to the rest of the space. You can either use similar shades of the same color or simply match with a safe option like white. But if you wish to bring a striking outcome to the area, you can always go for totally contrast shades.
For those who wish to build an analogous color palette but don’t know where to start, you may flip through the sample from the color index. When you find the color you like, choose another similar shade from the same page or from the connecting pages that it is displayed.
Color tones have an effect on the size of the space. If you wish for a small room to appear larger and more airy, use mainly light colors. On the other hand, making a large open space looks slightly smaller, use darker color tone. With dark shade, you will be able to create the main focus point of the room and able to divide the space of the room clearly into sections.
When you have the winner shades, don’t go headfirst into painting. Try painting a small section first before doing the entire wall. This way you can observe how natural light affect the appearance of the color during different time of the day. It is always better to take some time to make sure you have chosen the most preferable option.
Even though there are endless steps to go through choosing paint colors for your home, but if you follow these tips we’ve provided, we’re pretty sure painting won’t be so tough. Let’s have fun with colors for the best atmosphere at home.