What I advise is to consider the why? How does this colour make you feel? How will this colour work realistically in a chosen space? According to science and psychiatry every colour has a different effect on the human psyche. The trick to using colours in the home successfully is to study how they will work with your space and natural light in addition to your lifestyle. A key question is: Are they are appropriate for achieving the mood desired in that space?
My tips for choosing colours for your home:
1. Take your time, try a few testers before you commit. Think about the space! The function of that space and the amount of light it gets. At what time of the day is there most light? Think about how the room currently makes you feel and what you want it to make you feel. Write it all down. Brainstorm!
2. Colour is personal. Avoid listening to other opinions on your colour taste or preferences, if your colour makes you feel good remain unapologetic about it. It is your living space not theirs!
3. If you are still nervous about committing to a bright/rich colour on walls, try neutral back rounds and integrate your favourite colour gradually with accessories such as art, feature walls,
ornaments and soft furnishings.
4. Reach out! Try a colour consultation. Employing an expert in colour for the home could be so worth the small investment. A great Colour Consultant will listen and in no way try to force a preference. They will take on board your requirements holistically and assist you in achieving what you want for your home.
Conclusion – If you would try a colour consultation then get in touch with Sharon at Colorworx Paints and Papers!