Colours for Your Home
The colours you love reflect your personality. It
is also well known that colors affect people in different ways.
The choice of color for a home depends on many things; trends,
personal likes and dislikes, childhood influences.
- Red is the strongest
of all colours. It expresses excitement, energy, warmth
and vibrancy. It is ideal for an entrance hall or foyer.
Warm reds make dining rooms inviting and intimate.
- Green is a soothing
colour. It is symbolic of rebirth, represents nature, growth
and relaxation. A green room always feels fresh and clean.
It is a shade that can be used in any room, and especially
so in the kitchen.
- Pink represents happiness,
youth and sweetness. It is just the colour for the bath
or dressing room.
- Blue is one of the
most popular colours. It gives rooms a spacious appearance,
besides being very restful to the eye and mind. Pale blue
ceilings can be very soothing in the bedroom.
can brighten a room that does not receive much natural
daylight or a dark hallway. This colour represents happiness
- Brown would be the
perfect choice for the library or study. It is subtle and
masculine, conveys contentment and comfort.
- Regal Purple adds
dignity and luxury to a room. Use it in the guest room to
make your guests feel like royalty.
- The warmth and comfort of Orange
would go well in the family room; but, avoid
using a vivid shade of orange which can be tiring.
- Black makes a room look sleek and elegant. It
goes well with white, gray and chrome.
gives a room a feeling of quiet luxury. It implies
virtue, purity, cleanliness, spaciousness and innocence.
A white master bedroom is just the place to seek solace
from a hectic world.
- If your home doubles as an office, choose
gray. It depicts
a sedate, composed environment.
Choose colours that make you feel good. Remember, colours
that are good for you may make another person feel uncomfortable.
The shades of the walls around you should add to your feeling
of well being.