You cannot ignore colors. Research has uncovered the effect of colors on emotions and feelings. Color therapy is increasingly being used in healing and alternative forms of medications. Colors affect our subconscious mind and result in feelings and emotions influenced by the effects. This is the reason that you feel good or bad when you enter a room that is painted in specific hues. If the walls in your home are painted in colors that make you feel good you will feel energized, positive, and ready to face the world with a smile.
You may love red but would you paint your bedroom walls red? Or would you prefer soothing, relaxing, hues that help induce sleep and rest? Each room of your house is important and choosing appropriate colors that match the purpose of the room can uplift moods and create a cheerful welcoming environment. If you are considering wall paint you can take your pick of bright warm mood enhancing colors and reap emotional well being and benefits.
Color preferences are connected or associated with personal experience, life events, and phases of likes, or dislikes. Selecting colors for each room in your home should be based on hues you can live with and the size, interior décor, and number of tints that can be used.
If you want to create an environment filled with energy and verve, choose colors that will create the mood for your walls. Intense hues of red are stimulating and convey feelings related energy and strength. It can set the adrenaline pumping and create an atmosphere of excitement, passion, alertness and readiness. It is a color that is perfect for the dining area, entry areas, home offices or stairways.
Bright greens have the ability to energize and can be blended with blues and white to promote physical activity. This is a refreshing color and can be used anywhere and helps in stress relief. Orange is another stimulating and energizing color and is said to increase energy and can be used in areas of physical activity.
If lighting up a room is your goal then using combination of white, tints of yellow will work well. Coloring walls in happy cheerful hues can be uplifting and cheering. A bright cheerful room is a welcome retreat for family members and the colors of the room have a prime role in influencing the happy ambiance. Yellow is said to induce pleasant feelings, and stimulate intellect. Using the right mix of orange and yellow can promote light hearted feelings of happiness and joy. Choose these colors for rooms where you mingle with family and friends as it can lift spirits and create happy energies. However, these colors should be used in combination with other hues or in muted shades as they may be too bright if used in general.
Calm and Restful Hues
Being calm, peaceful, serene, and contented is also a big part of being happy. You could use wall colors in shades of light or pastel blue, pale yellow or light greens for restful relaxed and peaceful feelings in bedrooms. Choose lighter tints as darker or brighter hues can have the opposite effect.
Any decision about coloring your walls should be carefully considered as you will be living with it and it should boost moods, when you or your family members step into the room and spend time there.