Painting Your Interior to Bring Coziness to Your Home

Minimalism is becoming a hot thing these days, but I think that plain white room with some details wouldn’t be cozy enough for me. No matter what the style of your home is and how much stuff you’ve got there, you can make it brighter/cooler/cozier/you name it with the help of painting.

It can be regular painting with one color, or you can wake up your imagination and paint some pictures to make it unique. By choosing the right colors you’ll be able to improve the dark spots in your house and make it more dramatic or warmer.

Things to Consider When Painting Your Interior

Highlight Dark Areas

Whether or not you’re afraid of the dark, if there’s a corner that seems too dull and it doesn’t look good and harmonize with the rest of the house, highlight it. Use light and bright colors to even it out. Plain white is, of course, the best highlighter, but you can also draw a picture with some other bright colors there and put a neon light to make it more special.

Try Using More Shades of the Same Color

In case you don’t want your house to be too bright with colors, you can use several shades of the same color to still keep it original. Imagine all the decorations you can paint with a peachy yellow on a regular yellow or vice versa. Warm shades will bring more coziness and, well, warmth to your interior, but adding some creativity will make it the effect even better.

Use Colder Shades for Relaxing Atmosphere

If you need to bring the heat down a bit and make the atmosphere in the room more cooling and relaxing, bring in some colder shades. The best choices so far are blue, green, and purple. These are great for the rooms or corners that don’t have sufficient lighting, and also bathrooms and bedrooms, because the colors help you calm down.

What Colors to Choose

It all depends on your goal and the interior you have. The most popular option nowadays is neutral lighter colors. You can choose warmer or cooler shades and combine them in the way you want, and they become an amazing canvas for the future pictures you might want to paint on them.

However, you don’t have to use what’s popular. If you want to paint your room in bright green, do it, just make sure it’s not too bright so your eyes don’t hurt. It will still have its calming features!

Whatever colours you decide to use to bring your home to life, make sure that you’re getting what you need to paint at the best possible price, if you’re doing it yourself that is. Painting your home can be a fun project for all of the family and will give you a great sense of pride whenever you’re home admiring all of your hard work! Try looking at DIY and Tools reviews before you get everything you need first though. It can be costly to pick a poor paint and put a lot of time and effort into applying it to walls perfectly just to find it peels away after a few short months! Do some research into the rollers and the paint brushes that you’ll be using and you should be onto a winner. Happy painting!

Shaun Greaves

Blogger of arts and liver of life. Singaporean at heart, but living in the UK. Life is art, appreciate it.
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