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What are color families and why do they matter in your room color choices?

Colors have been proven to affect not only the emotions but also the actions of people. When choosing a room color keep these effects in mind.

There are two main color groups warm and cool colors. Warm colors such as red, orange, and yellow bring energy, optimism, and happiness. Red is known to increase appetite but remember Bright yellow, red, orange are attention-grabbing and often associated with caution. Cool Colors include blue, purple, and green they are known for their calming and soothing colors.

The warm and cool color groups can envoke the following emotions

  • Happy
  • Sad
  • Energizing
  • Calming

Before choosing your tile, countertop, flooring, and other design details you must first determine the purpose of your room and the feelings you want to provoke while using the space and pick an appropriate color scheme. Need design help? That’s our favorite part we will help you create the kitchen or bathroom of your dreams! Call (321) 795-0171 to book your planning session.

What is ROY G BIV?

It’s an acronym for the colors of the rainbow

When planning your colors for your room renovation we have learned the importance of determining the room’s purpose and the feeling you want to invoke from your family and guests. These positive traits are linked with each color below an can help in your renovation planning process.

  • Red- Passionate and Energizing
  • Orange- Excitement, and Energy
  • Yellow- Spontaneity and Happiness
  • Green- Refreshed and Optimistic
  • Blue-  Safe and relaxed
  • Indigo- Powerful and Intuitive
  • Violet- Creative and Relaxed

Some examples of using color to affect the vibe of the room are a game room would be great in red or orange, Indigo is great for a meditation area, blue in a bedroom will have you sleeping like a baby and a green bathroom will put a spring in your step.

Use Paint Samples

If you’re having a hard time choosing your exact color, paint samples are well worth the money. Test your favorites in the area to see how they change and complement your furnishings and aesthetics Read about Best Bathroom Colors.

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