Today, it’s possible to create 16 million colors! So the first tip you’ll need to follow before decorating your home is to pick a limited shade palette for each room, 3 or 4 at most, and make sure they all go together.
Depending on the type of the room, choose colors that are either more or less intense and saturated to obtain the ideal atmosphere.
Primary colors and sharp contrasts create a strong and dynamic atmosphere. These are ideal for rooms in which we spent a lot of time such as the dining or living room.
They provide a softer and more harmonious atmosphere.
Interior design consistency
Now it’s your turn to define what type of atmoshphere you want for each room. Don’t think of each space in your home as independent and separate from the others. Think of your home as a whole.
Let’s return the basics to find the right combinations. Whether it’s a monochromes, shadings or a complementary color, the basics are a great way to avoid making mistakes.
The right trio
To start with, we can mix two paint colors that we’ll match with a third one and then add decorative accessories to.
Be inspired with by your favorite interior design magazines and don’t hesitate to cut out and create colored dashboards to find the colors that match your style. Don’t forget that wall painting is here to stay while trends come and go.
Get as many details as possible on the area to paint and decorate. It’s the perfect way to get great tips from experts you’ll meet in your hardware store.
Always keep a piece of paper with large squares with each colour painted on each square on which you mark the reference of each paint.
Test some options with samples that you find in home improvement stores.
Don’t forget that the shade on the wall is always darker than that of the sample.