Whether you want to design a new bedroom or redesign your existing bedroom, the choices you make matters a lot. You may settle for a particular choice of design based on your beliefs and instincts, or based on the advice of an interior designer. However, wherever the choices are coming from, making the right ones are extremely important as the design and color of your environment greatly affects you psychologically. Picking the right color is a good place to start. This fact has been a subject of debate for some time now. while some individuals believe that the colors around a person can influence his mood, others argue contrary to this. Meanwhile, it is generally believed that your mood, thoughts, and reactions are influenced by the colors around you.
The color you design your bedroom with plays an important role in how you will enjoy your bedroom afterward. This is because the bedroom is a place set aside for resting, relaxing and spending quality time after a hard day’s work. However getting that rest will be dependant on how you choose to design your bedroom. Colors and their meaning have been passed down from generation to generations. For instance, blue is believed to be associated with serenity, calmness, authority, loyalty, enhance thinking, protection, contemplation, and prevent nightmares, while, green is believed to be associated with balance, stability, security, and nature. Purple, on the other hand, reflects happiness, fertility, and creativity.
In modern bedroom designs, interior designers are specialized in choosing colors that reflect on the wants of the bedroom owner. In recent times the trend has been to avoid glossy paints and use bright Matte shades of brown, cream, beige, and other Neutral colors. This is because such colors easily blend with that of the curtains and other accessories in the room. Consulting interior designers is a great idea, but you don’t need to leave all the decisions to them as your room design reflect who you are. The color and interior design of your bedroom should also be reflective of the exterior design of your home.
There are other colors that can make the bedroom look larger than it actually is such as lavender, blue, green and pink shades. This shades may also be paired with some pastel colors to get the perfect touch you are looking for. However, when picking the color shades for your bedroom design, it is advised to avoid certain colors such as dark gray or black as they are generally associated with stress, anxiety, depression, sadness, and sorrow. It is also recommended to avoid a darker shade of yellow, orange, and red because they are overwhelming and may make the bedroom look smaller. But you may consider lighter variations of these shades.
You may also pair these colors with other neutral colors to create the exact mood you want. In addition, you may go for the combination of warm shades like wine, teal, gold, and slate brown as they are believed to be relaxing, inviting and comfortable. White is also an amazing color for bedroom design and furniture but it can be difficult to maintain. Color also plays an important role when choosing curtains. The wall design paired with the right curtain shade will go a long way in providing a calm, and relaxed room as well as a peaceful night rest. Do not forget to complement your bedroom design with beautiful accessories such as throw pillows, potted plants, chairs, cushions, carpets and much more.