Archive for the ‘Color Schemes’ Category

Using Color To Change Your Rooms

As you grew up you developed your own favourite color. Over the years you had a tendency to choose items specifically with that color in mind. The very same is true of interior designers and decorators all over the world - they all tend to have their own favourite colors too. Despite the fact that we all have our own favourites have you ever stopped to consider what impact different colors have on different rooms within your house? You most likely haven’t and that puts you in the same grouping as 90% of DIY and professional decorators all over the world.

Discover more about how using color can change the feel of a room.

Decorative Wall Painting Ideas

Do your walls seem dull and uninviting? Do you long for a cozy, welcoming room? Consider decorative wall painting techniques, such as sponging, ragging, stenciling or stamping. Even if you have no experience, you can brighten even the dullest room quickly and cheaply with one of these easy decorative wall painting techniques.

Before painting your room, pick out a color scheme for your walls. When you chose your paint, remember that many painting techniques use two shades of one color. If you are using one of the techniques that does use two shades of color, you can pick a darker color than you normally would chose for your base color, since the lighter top color will make the final result much lighter.

The full article on painting ideas for your walls.

Painting With Strong Colors

Builders beige” is the most common color found in any home and most people are terrified to make the move from that boring color to something far more daring. What prevents people from making the change? Fear that the color will be too strong? That it won’t match your furniture or other decor? Or simply that you’ll get bored with it and have to start all over again with a new color?

Debating the issue won’t resolve it. For less than $60 your entire room could be transformed. Old furniture can be become new and mismatched rooms could be bursting with new color schemes. The question is always the same - how do you choose the right color? What are the most popular interior paint colors and color schemes?

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What Are Popular Painting Colors?

What are popular interior paint colors? Most people choose to paint their walls with neutral colors. The hardest part of painting your house (or even just one room!) is deciding which paint color to use. For this reason, you should definitely take your time making the choice. Considering how much work it takes to paint your home and the price of paint, you definitely want to make sure that you make the right choice.

Read all about popular painting colors here.

Tips For Painting Your Kids Rooms

Decorative painting in children’s rooms: an easy way to design the perfect room for your child. Before you get started decorating your child’s room, there are a few things thatyou ought to ask yourself. The most important question, of course, is how often you want to find yourself re-decorating. If you are decorating for a young child, you might feel like re-decorating after just a few years - which can seem like nothing at all.

Read lots more about painting your kids rooms.