Understanding psychology behind house colour combinations

Understanding psychology behind house colour combinations 

House colours not only belong to generation, but psychology too. For instance, red is associated with heart rate and blood pressure, black is said to be associated with aggression and blue is connected to the sadness. But do you know that all these house colour combinations have dual or multiple characters and personalities? Room wall colours are not related to emotions and feelings only. They are connected to individuality of the people. That is why a room wall colour is a very personal choice. None of the house colours can have unanimous or global appeal. House colour combinations change their personalities and emotions according to the cultural and geographical differences. For example, in few countries of the world, white is used to indicate cleanliness and purity, whereas in few, it is used to indicate mourning. And for blue also, people have different notions. Some middle east countries considere blue as a colour of protection from evil spirits.   

Now when you know little about colour’ energies, personalities, and effect on our emotions, choose house colours which make you feel good and uplifted. To get the right room wall colour, you may have to go beyond just your personal favorite. Let’s read further and know what to keep in mind while selecting house colour combinations? 

Warm and neutral shades evoke a comfortable and relaxing feel in the room. It makes room warm and inviting. You can choose among creamy white, light mustard yellow, beige, and light grey for warm feel and can also pair them with bright décor of the bedroom to let it take all attention. 

Cool and light tones like lavender, light pink, soft yellow, and fresh blue infuse calmness and comfort in the bedroom ambience. Light colours look simply amazing and soft on the walls without causing any distraction for lively room patterns and décor. 

To make your room look elegant and inviting at the same time, go after bold and vibrant colour choices like dark purple, hues of gold, and terra cotta.

How to pick a colour for bedroom and living room?

The best way to do it is, start assessing your room’s furniture and décor. Stick to lighter tones of palette if most of the furniture is white or light wood. And if it’s dark, pair it with deep and rich shades. 

Which colours should be avoided to paint in bedroom?

You should not paint a distracting or neon-like colour like lime green or lemon yellow in the bedroom. Also, you should avoid painting red, dark brown, orange, lime green, and bright lemony yellow while deciding on a bedroom paint colour. The reason of avoiding red is, it tends to increase heart rate, while dark brown and black makes your room look dark and gloomy and also make your room look smaller, whereas orange evokes enthusiasm, so you may feel restless. However, orange can be a good choice for home office or a fitness room. 


What is the best colour for good sleep? 

For the best sleep, you should pick a calm colour for bedroom’s walls. Blue is considered the best colour for good sleep as our eyes can easily receive its reflection which make it best for bedroom’s walls. 


What are the best paint colours choices for children’s room?

Children’s rooms should be painted with fun and vibrant colours so few of the great choices include light green, aqua, sea blue, and cerulean blue. Since children tend to create a little mess on the walls, avoid painting the light colours like white, creame, beige, and light gray. But to make their bedroom a more fun place, adding a chalkboard can be an outstanding idea.  

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