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How to Coordinate the Colors When Doing Home Painting

Before venturing into the home painting jib, especially if you are a beginner you should proceed into studying the surface of the wall as well as the home space and then reach for the colors to best match your living space.

The color that is applied in the rooms may not be that meaningful as long as there is a door to close the space. But in case it is adjoined, you should know that the relationship between the colors of the rooms may subliminally affect the mood you are into. If the ground floor for instance is opened having no separation made between welcoming salon and dining place, then the colors should compliment each other or even relate with each other.

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Doing an interior home painting it al reduces to the fact that one should confer each space its own style and personality that go hand in hand with the functionality of the specific area. There are people reaching for advice with a painting company or an independent color consultant in order to get a piece of advice on the color that suits the best.

As a simple guide that you can follow in choosing the colors or when talking to the color consultants you should know the specific terms: HUE goes for the pure color and in case it is mixed with white pigment it becomes a TINT.

When black pigment is mixed, then this combination results into a SHADE. For instance, green is a hue and a shade variation of green hue is the teal and a variation of tint green is aquamarine. Many would say that these nuances relate more to blue than to green, but you’ve got the point.

Deciding on the colors that are perfect for your house, you should first of all think of you living inside the house: which colors would you like best the warm or the cool ones? You should as well consider the effect the color might have on the space.

For instance, the warm colors red, orange, yellow can make a room look smaller but conveys the feeling of intimacy and coziness, whereas the cool colors green, blue, purple stand for serenity making the room space look larger.

The colors that in their scheme are neighboring create a harmony to the interior while the ones that are opposite (although they are complimentary) will create a note of drama. So make sure what sort of home painting interior color you would like to see: the one that conveys the harmony to your home or the one to go for drama look?

Take into account as well the moods that can be generated by the presence of colors as each color will define us and their features definitely can not be altered. Check with the meaning of the colors to see which one matches your style as well as personality to have it included as mood generator inside your home painting color project.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on October 11, 2010

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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