Colors have the ability to evoke emotions and change our attitudes. They can inspire and motivate us to try something new and bold. They can alter our moods and appetites, or even make a room feel small and cramped. Color therapists like myself, maintain that a balance of colors throughout your home is important to minimize stress. I personally like neutrals in paint like creams, whites, and blue/green shades! They make me fee calm and relaxed. I like pops of color in guest bedrooms, dining rooms home offices. You can exploit the emotional power of color to create an ambiance that suits the function of every room. What ever paint colors you choose, you and your family should love them; there’s no point following time-honored decorating rules if you end up with a scheme you don’t like. And you shouldn’t pick the shades that fashion decrees if the result will be a room you can’t feel comfortable in. When you decorate your home, you are aiming to provide an environment that is comfortable for you and welcoming for your family and friends. Like the clothes you wear, your home, or beach house is a visual expression of your character and personality: it should provide a setting rather than overwhelming you. Fashion moves fast, but rather than following it slavishly you can make the relentless procession of new trends work for you. There’s always a new range of paint colors or patterns from which you can choose elements to help create a style that’s all your own.
If you plan to redecorate a few rooms in the new year, the right color choices can make all the difference in the feeling you’re trying to achieve. Better yet, it’s one of the simplest and most affordable décor changes you can make. Not sure which colors to choose? Here are 2019’s best color palette suggestions for home interiors, according to the Pantone Color Institute:
This palette is a mix of leisurely, rich shades like Island Green, Aurora Red and Wild Orchid. Pulled from diverse cultures, they tell the story of world travel and are great for spaces where you’ll be entertaining guests.
Proximity shows the connection between technology and nature and speaks to the challenges of modern life. These vivid blue-greens, green-blues and silver-grays are perfect for rooms with abundant natural light.
These culinary-inspired hues call to mind delicious tastes and exotic cuisines with colors like Cappuccino, Chili Pepper and Cayenne. This sensory experience is ideal for dining rooms or quiet spaces like reading nooks.
Remember whatever colors you select they should make you feel HAPPY! HappyHouze.com