How Different Color Paints Can Affect Your Mood

There are so many factors to consider when choosing paint colors for your interior space. Choosing paint colors can feel like a daunting task. Most people know that darker colors make a space feel smaller, while lighter colors make a space feel bigger. What most people may not realize is that the color you choose can actually affect your mood!

There are so many colors to choose from and it can be stressful to feel like you may make the wrong choice. However, choosing the right paint color for your next home project happens to be our speciality. Allow us to walk you through some things to keep in mind as you are choosing your colors and provide some guidance on how different colors will make you feel.

It is true that color can impact one’s mood. It can also affect one’s interest in conversation as color can actually elicit different types of emotions which can cause different types of conversations that people have in a space.

Here are the emotions that each of these color categories can create below:

Red: The color red elicits excitement and gets your heart going. A red room creates the emotion of “fired up” if you will. You’re more likely to engage in conversation or feel excited.

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Yellow: Think about Big Bird when you think of yellow and how do you feel? Happy, right? That’s exactly how yellow makes people feel. Yellow brings the feeling of warmth and sunshine to a space. It’s a great choice for a room you are looking to brighten up.

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Blue: Blue hues can give off different moods depending on how dark they are; lighter blue are very calming, while darker hues can elicit rage and sadness. Many people choose to use different shades of blue in a bathroom or bedroom. When used in a bedroom, it is suggested to incorporate warm colors within the space, such as in your bedding or on the walls.

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Green: Green is a great color to use in any room in the house. This is a color that actually “does it all”. It’s very calming, while also creates a feeling of warmth and togetherness. The color green is particularly great for an office setting as it helps people think and concentrate.

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Purple: Purple is the color of luxury. When it’s painted in a deep hue, it can elicit feelings of creativity, drama and sophistication. When done in a lighter tone, it can have similar effects that the color of blue does in terms of calmness, while also giving a space a sense of warmth.

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While choosing paint colors for your interior space can feel overwhelming at times, we hope that we’ve shown you that it can actually be a fun task when you really start to think about how you will be utilizing the space.

Contact Nolan Painting today for a color consultation regarding interior and exterior house painting services.

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