The colours you love reflect your personality. It is also well
known that colors affect people in different ways. The choice of
color for a home depends on many things; trends, personal likes
and dislikes, childhood influences.
- Red is the strongest of
all colours. It expresses excitement, energy, warmth and vibrancy.
It is ideal for an entrance hall or foyer. Warm reds make dining
rooms inviting and intimate.
- Green is a soothing colour.
It is symbolic of rebirth, represents nature, growth and relaxation.
A green room always feels fresh and clean. It is a shade that
can be used in any room, and especially so in the kitchen.
- Pink represents happiness,
youth and sweetness. It is just the colour for the bath or dressing
- Blue is one of the most
popular colours. It gives rooms a spacious appearance, besides
being very restful to the eye and mind. Pale blue ceilings can
be very soothing in the bedroom.
- Yellow can brighten a room
that does not receive much natural daylight or a dark hallway.
This colour represents happiness and optimism.
- Brown would be the perfect
choice for the library or study. It is subtle and masculine, conveys
contentment and comfort.
- Regal Purple adds dignity
and luxury to a room. Use it in the guest room to make your guests
feel like royalty.
- The warmth and comfort of Orange would
go well in the family room; but, avoid using a vivid shade of
orange which can be tiring.
- Black makes a room look sleek and elegant. It goes well
with white, gray and chrome.
gives a room a feeling of quiet luxury. It implies virtue,
purity, cleanliness, spaciousness and innocence. A white master
bedroom is just the place to seek solace from a hectic world.
- If your home doubles as an office, choose
gray. It depicts a
sedate, composed environment.
Choose colours that make you feel good. Remember, colours that
are good for you may make another person feel uncomfortable. The
shades of the walls around you should add to your feeling of well