Bringing colourful life into 'living room'
Gone are the days when colouring the house was a nondescript job, now selecting the right colour is an important aspect as studies have proved that...
Gone are the days when colouring the house was a nondescript job, now selecting the right colour is an important aspect as studies have proved that the colours of the room affect inmates' moods. Before selecting a paint, consider the amount of sunlight entering into the living room. Snigdha Chandrika
Hyderabad: It is a proven fact that wall colours within a room play a major role in effecting the mood of the inhabitants in the room. With perfect colour selections, with right hues and combinations the room can have a holistic effect and also soothe the minds within the four walls. But bad combinations and excessive use of bold paint colours on walls would make the living room a disturbing one and turn the inhabitants into irritating persons. The studies have revealed that a person might get irritated without knowing that the main culprit behind such behavior is the colour schemes on the walls o the room walls. So it is better to choose paint colours by knowing the effects on your living environment and body. When one has to choose a paint, then always consider the amount of sunlight entering into the living room. The paint colours also depend on the style of a room. Neutral paint colours for living room are always calm and elegant, so a palette of white, cream, taupe, grey and brown is a classic option for a living room that has to please everyone. Select any of paint colour themes such as monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triad, split-complementary, warm, cool or neutral colours. You can apply paint colours that will highlight your living room colour design. Green Colour Green colour imparts a fresh feel to the living room. A living room can be converted into recreation and relaxing room by using green paint colours. It is better to use light hues of green colour so that there is feeling of comforts in the living room. If you use a little amount of white or yellow colour with green colour paint, then it will give a dashing look to the living room. For a true lover of natural beauty, then add some fresh plants or flowers to accentuate your living room. Add wood furniture pieces to enhance the look of your living room interior. Yellow Colour Yellow colour offers a welcoming look to the living room. When you apply yellow paint in the living room, then it will give a haunting look to the interior theme. You can also apply yellow paint in poorly lit foyers or dark hallways. You can try a medley of yellow and violet colour which will give a superb contrast, but use one colour as a dominating colour and the other as an accent. Blue Colour For a cool and refreshing look, you can choose blue paint. If you apply blue, red and yellow triadic colour paint, then it will create a wonderful atmosphere in your living room. For a different feeling, you can use a tint of blue colour paint with white colour. Brown Colour Brown colour paint gives a classy look to your living room. Mostly furniture such as wood furniture etc. comes in deep brown colour. You can match this scheme with a dark green wall paper for a different look. The hues of brown and green paint get match with the natural wood accents. The contrast colour paint looks pleasing to eyes. Red Colour If you want to add luxurious feeling to your living room, the red colour paint works better. Red colour paint gives you energy to do work throughout the day. But use red colour paint either on one or two walls of your living room. If you use too much red colour in your room, then you will feel restless after sometime. A combination of red and green colour paint or green and black colour paint looks fantastic but use one colour as a dominating colour and the other as an accent. Neutral Colour Neutral colour paint is extensively used in the various living room designs. You can better display your artwork, wall paintings and any type of wall décor on neutral colour scheme in an effective way. You can mix any colour paint with the neutral colour scheme to offer your living room a sophisticated look. Grey Colour Paint For a modern and sober look, you can use grey colour paint. Grey colour is dull as well as cold. But for a different look, you can combine two or more colours from your living room scheme. Being a neutral colour, you can combine grey colour paint with almost any colours. You can try greyish yellow or red colour paint to perk up the look of your living room interior. If you opt for simple furniture and accessories, then the modest grey colour paint offers a graceful and sophisticated look to the living room. Orange colour Orange colour gives a warm feeling to your living room. But it is more friendly and welcoming colour as compared to the red colour. Orange colour paint will absolutely add interest and zest to your living room design.