Whites and Neutrals
Whites and neutrals tend to project purity, cleanliness, and neutrality. Notice that most hospitals have white walls, brides wear white gowns and a white picket fence surrounds a safe and happy home. Whites tend to:
Add to your mental clarity
Encourage us to clear clutter or obstacles
Purify or clears thoughts or actions
Evoke a feeling of fresh beginnings
What is the first thing you think of that’s yellow? The sun, of course. Yellow is powerful color that suggests warmth, richness and happiness. Yellows in the right doses can:
make you feel happy
give you more energy
cause people to become angry quicker
Yellows can have a magical effect on a room, but with the power of this color, using too much or having it too bright can cause problems.
Even more powerful than yellows are the reds, its is one of the most powerful colors you can use We associate red with love, valentines, danger, desire, speed, strength, and even stop signs. It is considered the first color that is recognized by human eye and this color:
Ideas for the use of red include dining rooms, and a dash of red as an accent can spice up other rooms as well.
Greens are a fresh color to use in almost any room, and is one of most-often cited favorite colors. It represents nature, environment, health, good luck, youth and fertility. Greens represent:
A healing force
Nature and growth.
You can use greens almost anywhere, anytime for anything - in the right shades, of course.
Blue is considered a universal color. It represents peace, tranquility, stability, trust, confidence, security, loyalty, sky, water, cold, technology, and even depression. Blue can
slow the pulse rate
lower body temperature
Blue is universal familiar color, and is comforting. It’s known for its calming affect and should be used in any room you would like to promote tranquility and peace, like a bedroom.
The color brown represents earth and steadiness. But the first thing I think of with brown is chocolate, of course, which symbolizes smoothness and luxury. Brown tends to make us feel:
If you need a touch of sophistication in a room, brown may be just what you need.
Colors are going to play a major role in your life and color choices throughout your home are going to influence your mood, so be emotional about your color choices.
culled from: decoratorsecrets.com