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Soothing Colors to Choose From

Marlene Alphonse
Choosing cool and soothing colors for your home or office can be a herculean task, as there is a wide range of colors to choose from. You need to look at a few options to help you select the appropriate colors for the different rooms of your house.
When it comes to remodeling a house, one of the most important aspects is painting. Any shade of paint can change the complete look of a room as a color has an ability to change a drab and boring room into a stunning one.
Many people prefer to paint their homes in serene colors, as it relaxes the mind. There are many hues of colors to choose from that match the atmosphere of a room.

For Bedrooms

A bedroom is a place for relaxation, a place where you come back from a hectic day at work and ease your tired limbs. Hence, you must choose an appropriate color that will make the environment of your bedroom tranquil and ensure that you get a peaceful sleep and good night's rest.
Neutral or pastel colors are also considered as a good option, as they give the room a cozy appearance. Remember to choose subtle colors instead of stark colors to create the perfect ambiance for your bedroom.
~ Blue is one of the most calming colors that will help soothe your senses.
~ There are many hues of blues, but pale shades of robin's egg blue is the appropriate color for a bedroom.
~ Another soothing color for the bedroom is lilac or lavender.
~ From ancient times, inhaling the scent of lavender is known to induce sleep.
~ Choose muted tones of purple, lilac or lavender.
~ Green is an ideal choice when it comes to selecting a color for the bedroom.
~ This color not only gives the room a soothing appearance but also adds a refreshing appeal to it.
~ Another popular choice of bedroom color is yellow.
~ Though yellow is mostly considered a warm color, the correct shade of this color like buttery yellow or a warm honey hue can be suitable for a bedroom.

For a Living Room

The living room is an important room in every house. You can also create a dramatic look in your living room by painting it in different shades of paint. Here are some recommendations for interior painting of your living room. You can also go through these ideas and select the ones that you find appropriate shade for your home.
~ While painting a living room, consider the furniture. Choose an appropriate color that complements the furniture of the room. If you have dark-colored furniture then opt for pale, soothing living room colors.
~ Use a tint of just one color for painting the living room. Lighten up your paint color by adding white to it.
~ Try painting the living room in monochromatic theme, like using variations of a single color. You can use different shades of lavender, as it is one of the most suitable colors for all rooms, since they have a soothing effect.
~ Use natural colors like green, blue, and pale pink to add a refreshing and soothing effect.

For Bathrooms

The bathroom is a sanctuary to retreat and relax from the chaos of the world. You must choose the right color palette to create a spa like environ in your bathroom. Follow these tips for choosing colors for your bathroom.
~ Choose soothing hues like green, blue, and periwinkle purple to make your bathroom feel cozy.
~ You can also choose a sophisticated and neutral color, like cream or taupe to provide a refreshing yet soothing feel.
~ There is also a wide variety of pastel shades like grays, lavenders, and pinks that can be used as bathroom colors. Make sure you have the proper lights to provide a relaxing effect.

For the Office

An office is a place where many people come and go. Choose some paint colors that will stimulate the employees, relax the customers and make them feel welcome. Here are some ideas for interior paint colors and combinations to remodel your office and make it look more appealing to the vision.
~ Avoid using white, it gives a sterile look to the walls. Remember: colors can make a room look large or small, so, it's better to avoid black or dark colors that will give off a repulsive look to your office.
~ The popular choice of paint colors that will give a soothing and inviting look are beige, tan, light yellow, and some shades of blue.
~ When you choose paint colors, make sure that these colors have a resemblance to the flooring and office furniture.
These were some tips for choosing paint colors. First, always paint a small portion of the wall to check how it looks. If you are satisfied with the result, you can go ahead with the task, or else you can always try other combinations. Whatever color you choose, make sure that it serves its purpose and brightens up the atmosphere of the room. Happy painting!