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Pick The Right Paint For Your Bedroom

Painting Your Bedroom is definitely an inexpensive way to get a whole new look, however some people think it is to be a massive task to choose a color or kind of paint. Many simply stare in the thousands of color swatches within the store after which walk away confused without ever picking out a color!

If you want to paint your bedroom, the first step would be to pick a range of colors or color theme. That way, when you enter in the store you can limit your selection of color swatches to those in that general color shade.

If you want your bedroom to evoke a certain mood, some colors have been shown be superior at evoking certain emotions or moods. Calming colors are soft colors – blues, greens, and lavenders in a muted shade. Anything too vivid or bright will not be calming. If you’re decorating to have a calming effect these colors go very well together. You could punch it up a little with a few brighter accents in the same colors but with a different tone. I like a sage green for the walls with a few light sky blues and lavenders sprinkled around the rooms Bedding, wall coverings and flooring could be a solid color to keep the calm mood going. Accent with candles and perhaps a table top waterfall.

On the other hand, you might want to paint your bedroom in order that it energizes. Maybe you wish to awaken in the morning ready to go! Then you might want to try bright colors like reds and yellows with perhaps a little bit of orange thrown in. I love the feel of deep red walls even if it might take several coats to cover! Continue reading