If you’ve recently moved into a new home, you may be looking for ways to personalize the space. And if you’ve lived in your home for decades, a fresh coat of paint is an excellent idea for brightening up its walls. If you’re considering experimenting with bold colors, it can be daunting to take the next step. As experienced painters, we’ve helped many homeowners achieve eye-catching results without being over-the-top. Here, we share our tips for using bright and bold palettes.
Soft Blue Walls
When you’re ready to switch out your neutral-colored walls for something with a bit more personality, soft blue could be a soothing option. While pastel blue may not be considered a bold option, it’s a great choice for a kitchen, living room, or office. If you’re hoping to create a streamlined look with complementary colors, you may enjoy pairing light blue walls with dark blue furniture.
Accent walls are a popular way to add some flair to your home without being gaudy. If you’re intrigued by the possibility of an accent wall, don’t be afraid to think outside the box and opt for a surprising color.For example, a metallic color like shimmery charcoal could make a statement that instantly captures the attention of guests.
Bold Front Door
The exterior of your home is responsible for creating a positive first impression. Since your front door is often exposed to the elements (especially in Colorado), you may have noticed that it’s looking a little disheveled. To freshen up its appearance, consider touching it up with a new coat of paint. Most front doors are neutral shades, but you can spice up your property’s curb appeal by adding a pop of unexpected color. Emerald green or royal blue could be lovely choices, but if you’re feeling adventurous, consider opting for a bolder hue like electric blue or canary yellow.
Highlight With White
If you’d love to paint your walls in bright colors but you’re concerned about making the space appear too “busy,” you can soften the look by keeping the trim white. This will create a framing effect, which is helpful for toning down bold colors.
Touch Up the Ceilings
The ceilings are an often-overlooked part of a home. If you’d like to spruce up the house with a breath of fresh air, adding some color to the ceilings is an excellent choice.Most homeowners choose soft, neutral colors like white or pale gold, as these hues can make the property appear more spacious.
Painting your home is a labor-intensive task, and it can be difficult to find the time to complete the project. If you’d like to try one or more of the ideas mentioned here, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.We’re here to help with any project that you have in mind, and we offer free color consultations.
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