aaron • June 2, 2016 • Comments Off on How to Find the Best House Color Combination!
We know what you are thinking, and you should know that there is no cause for you to be daunted with the task at hand. Just follow the strategies we have come up for you and you can surely build a cohesive color combination for your entire house. We promise it wont be as difficult as it seems!
Picking just one paint color is already tricky, imagine how you can find the perfect paint color combination for your entire house! This is the most challenging bit, so let us start going through the process of searching for colors that would suit your home. Let me warn you, though. This would definitely take a little bit of your courage and gathering some inspiration in tackling your own walls.
Note the rooms that are visible to each other.
First step you need to do is to walk through your entire house. Check which rooms you can easily see from where you are in. A rough sketch or better yet, a floor plan, would deem useful in this to help you keep track.
Adjoining rooms are also included in this step. There is a chance that you can see the hall or the kitchen from where you are standing. Note this down because this will act as the basis of the color plan for the entire house.
Start by picking the color for the most centralized or biggest room in the house.
This is most likely going to be your kitchen or your living room, and this is definitely an excellent place to start working on the color combination of your house.
If you are already stressed out with just the thought of picking colors, then you may choose for a softer and more natural hue. This will make picking other colors easier as you go on the with process. Just a tip: you cannot go wrong with beige or white.
Or, start working on the room that you would want to paint the most obnoxious or boldest color.
If you are the person that loves color or if you already have a specific hue in mind, then you can start with that bit instead. Choose a more relaxed and softer color for the adjacent rooms. You can paint two adjacent rooms with bold colors but this would carry more risk.
Build your color combination with shades that have the same hue.
As soon as you figure out the color of your first room, the next thing you need to do is to choose for shades on the same hue for the adjacent walls or rooms. Pick the color that is next to the one that you have chosen first in the paint chip, it does not matter whether its up or down. You can also choose the hue from a close or nearby paint chip.
The beauty to this is that you will give your home more interest and depth. You will also be assured that the color combinations would go well together.
Lastly, test your potential color combination.
As soon as you narrow down all of your color choices, bring home a test pot of each of the colors you have chosen. You must have a test pot because sample cards, even if you get the biggest ones, could still be deceiving.
Paint swatches that will help you assess all of the colors better. Also, check for the harmony of the colors for the rooms or spaces that are linked together. If you think the color combinations work together, then you are successful!