How To Choose Paint Colors For Your Interior Space

When deciding on repainting your interior spaces, the paint color will definitely create a major impact as it sets the mood for the entire room. When it comes to choosing your paint colors, you need to keep in determine what you want for your room. Never make hasty decisions that can only result in a costly mistake in the end. Do not be afraid to experiment despite the appeal of continuity throughout the entire house. After all, it is fun to see rooms having different personalities. Just make sure that the accent colors mix well.

Determine the type of light that is prevalent in the room

When selecting interior paint, you need to find out which type of light dominates the room. The truest color of your room can appear when natural daylight shows. In fact, incandescent lighting has the ability to bring out warmer tones while florescent lighting shows a sharper bluish tone. For you to decide which color to choose, you cna select three shades of your chosen color and then put the samples in a darker corner of your room and near the window. You will also have to assess the colors at different times day and night so you will be able to get an idea how each color works in your interior spaces.

Play up architectural features using colors

Another effective strategy to use when it comes to using paint to give your room a new look is to use accent colors. These colors must complement architectural features such as mantels, molding, wainscot, and windows. A subtle shift can also affect how the color highlights the details of your room. Use dramatic architectural elements to use bolder approach. This can be done when you use two different colors in the same room.

Consider emotional goals

Ask yourself what you want to feel when you walk into your room. Do you want to create a soothing effect? Do you want your room to feel intimate? The paint color you are going to choose will also depend on your emotional goals. If you want  a peaceful feeling, you can go for cool colors such as green and blue. If you want your room to be lively and energetic, choose yellow and orange. You can also choose soft hues if you want to have a quieter feeling.

Paint can transform your interior space by adding dimension, atmosphere, depth and personality to the space. Be sure to take your time in choose the colors for your room as a painting project is a long-term goal. You can get the best results when you know which color works best for your interior space.

Need more help or ideas? Get in touch with GB Painters’ commercial painting team today. We’d love to hear from you.


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