There’s no better, more affordable way to freshen up rooms and exteriors than with a new coat of paint. Painting isn’t difficult and doesn’t require specialized training. All you need is a little patience, practice, and some helpful advice. Recoating your walls in a different colour can change the personality of the entire room without you having to go to the expense of buying new furnishings
A need for self-expression and individuality, a desire to be unique is of great importance.
Incorporating a new colour palette into your home is easy and cost-effective, 10% of your décor colour should be in your accent colours. Therefore change the cushions on your couch and perhaps that lampshade. Be creative with what you already have. Paint some existing furniture. Choose a feature wall and add playful designs or an adventurous paint technique.
Colour choice is a very personal decision so make sure you choose a colour trend that you love, so whether you are changing your décor or repainting, it must reflect your personality and your style. After all, it is your space to enjoy in the end. Colour is even more exciting when we realize how it affects the way we see a space. Colour can alter our perception of a room’s size and shape. Different colours and even different values of the same colour have different effects. Lighter and cooler colours tend to recede they appear further away. Darker colours and warmer colours advance, they appear to move towards us. We can use this concept to make a space look larger or smaller change the shape of space draw attention to focal points and positive aspects of a space and hide or minimize the not-so-attractive features.
When considering which type of paint will suit you the most, one has to consider where you are painting, do you have small children that your walls require scrub ability? What finish do you prefer ie: matt, sheen or velvet. This consideration will reveal the type of paint most suited to your needs.
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