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Don’t Let Color Choices Get You Down On Your Interior Painting Project



Bath-Color-choicesThere are so many choices you will need to make if you are going to remodel your Atlanta home bathroom that it’s easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated, especially if you don’t find decorating¬† easy. One of the main choices you will have to decide upon is the color scheme.

Instead of giving you a lesson on color theory and defining some terminology, we can skip all that and get down to the real root of picking colors that will please you.

Painting your bathroom isn’t that complicated. But choosing colors can be pretty scary because most of us know that when the wrong colors are used, the area just doesn’t seem right or look right and the whole project just seems to fall apart.

Better than to advise someone on what color is perfect for their bathroom, is to advise them on ways to figure out what is perfect for them. To figure out what is right for you, the best road to success is to answer some questions and get to know your likes and dislikes. Every person is different, which is represented by the design in their homes.

Color choices are often as original as the individuals making them. Soon after answering some questions, you can begin to figure out and narrow down what colors you should at least start looking at as options.

A color scheme is just a set of colors that go together. If you take a look at nature, there are all the colors in the world put together. It seems that even though there are so many colors, they all go together pretty well.

Have you seen any colors in nature that look ugly? There are a few, but not many.

This should put your mind at ease, because you know then that there really are only a few ways you can mess up the color scheme and if you avoid doing them you will likely get good results out of your favorite picks.

One way to mess up your scheme is to choose too many colors. Think of a really ugly thing in nature that looks gross. Now that you have the image in your mind, what’s a characteristic of it that might add to the fact that it looks gross?

A few reasons things can look really bad because of color:

  1. One, like we said, is too many colors in the mix.
  2. Two, there are too few colors with too little contrast between the colors.

When too many colors are thrown in, there is nothing to focus on and it triggers our minds to be unfocused and busy looking around for some shape or something to center on, something to grab onto or to help ground us.

When there’s too little contrast between the colors, especially in too few, the space or area is too bland and unappealing and tends to just go away or be uninteresting. And for some reason this can make our minds think it’s gross.

So with this we can conclude that there seems to be a right number or range of numbers of colors we should use that will be most likely to succeed.

The best thing to do is keep in mind that simpler is better when it comes to designing your new look, especially if you have little design experience. And always know that if you need a little help in that area, we can give you some good advice.

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