10 Ways to Add Color to Your Home

10 Ways to Add Color to Your Home

Get Rid of Gray Walls

In the 2010s, homeowners and builders used the same gray paint and white trim on every wall. What a bore! It's time to bid farewell to this out-of-date fad. Home color trends are shifting away from neutrals and toward bolder, more individualized color choices. Color has an impact on a room's atmosphere and vitality, so make sure you create an inspiring setting.

Make use of color palettes that are unique to you

Maximalism, cottagecore, and, most crucially, exhibiting personal flair are among the decade's new interior design trends. Embracing individual color palettes may be difficult, especially for homeowners who followed the prior decade's "white and gray" trend. Be bold and paint the walls in your preferred colors! Keep in mind that this is your house, not your neighbor's. It should be tailored to your tastes.

Look to the television for color inspiration

If you're having trouble deciding on a color scheme, look no farther than the houses and apartments shown on your favorite television series. Color palettes from TV classics like Friends, Mad Men, and Mary Tyler Moore may be used as inspiration in your own house. There's a reason we all fell in love with these TV apartments: they're meant to draw in viewers, set an atmosphere, and make the show's stars seem good.

 

Select Colors That Enhance Your Appearance

The colors chosen for a room have a significant influence on how people perceive the space. So why not use colors that make you and your visitors look good? Halston used this approach while designing his iconic New York City townhouse, using cool grays and blacks that wouldn't clash with his trendy friends' outfits. Rich blues, dark grays, warm golds, and light pinks blend with a variety of skin tones and clothes, making everyone appear great. Sharp white, on the other hand, is the least attractive hue, which is why no one looks trendy in a drab business cubicle!

 

Use Color Palettes from the Past

If you have a period home, such as a Craftsman, look into historical color palettes that were fashionable at the time. These color schemes are tried and proven, and using them to restore the home's original charm is a great method to do it.

 

Use Psychedelic Colors to Get Groovy

If you grew up as a flower kid in the 1970s, you'll be pleased to learn that the groovy patterns of your childhood are making a comeback in the 2020s. Homeowners are adopting the psychedelic design movement's vivid hues to create high-energy interiors that give highly individualized flair with a nostalgic reference.

 

Bear in mind that brown is a color as well

Most of our clients don't think about brown when choosing colors, according to the interior designers at our San Antonio office. Regrettably, brown is often disregarded. It is, nevertheless, a rich hue that can make a place feel warm, welcome, and intimate.

         

 

Use Colors Other Than White for Trim

White is usually the default color for millwork or trim. Instead of sticking to the norm, go against the grain and paint your window trim, crown molding, and baseboard in a bright or dark hue. Using a hue different than white produces an unexpected impression and highlights the home's intricacies.

 

Use the same color for the walls and trims, but with different finishes

If the variety of colors for the walls and trim work becomes overpowering, choose the same color for both! A current house color trend is to paint walls and trim in the same color but with distinct finishes. Different finishes, such as matt and gloss, reflect light differently, adding variety while maintaining a consistent aesthetic.

 

Use accessories to add color to white rooms

Do you adore the color white? It's no issue! Bright decorations and furniture look great against white walls. Make sure to use a white paint that has a tiny tinge of color to avoid the area feeling harsh or empty.