When choosing a paint color for your Boulder, CO home – is aesthetic appeal the primary driver?
If so, you may need to rethink your choice.
Proponents of color psychology emphasize the impact of colors on the emotional well-being of you and your family, according to WebMD. Meaning that – armed with the right knowledge – you can theoretically choose colors to encourage particular feelings and activities.
So – which colors should you choose?
For gathering rooms
Warm colors like reds, yellows and oranges are said to elicit energy and happiness – making them well suited for busy spaces like living rooms, dining rooms and kitchens. But use bold shades sparingly, too much is believed to cause frustration and anger.
If a muted gathering space is more your style – try a cozy brown or romantic, pale pink to encourage conversation and intimacy.
For tranquil spaces
Whether you’re looking to relax in a bathroom tub or fall asleep peacefully in bed, Blue is the popular choice for tranquil spaces. However stick to lighter shades for the soothing effect – dark blues evoke sadness.
If you’re looking for comfort without as much lean toward drowsiness, try green. Quieting, organic and restorative, it’s known to be the most restful color for they eye – working well in nearly any room.
For productive nooks
For calming environments that promote concentration, try green or neutrals like taupes, light grays and tonal whites. Soft on the eyes, they’re thought to help prevent eye fatigue.
To kick it up a notch, color experts point to purples to stimulate the creative part of your brain.
Find a professional Boulder, CO painter
To consult with a professional home and commercial painter on colors to best suit your Boulder home or commercial space, contact Jacobsen Brothers Painting at email@example.com.