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Cool Colors: The right hand side of color wheel is made up of such colors as greens and blues. These colors will create a cool calm mood. They will also make a room look smaller so avoid using too much in smaller rooms Warm Colors: The left-hand side is made up of reds, oranges and yellows. These colors will create a warm, cozy and bright mood. The closer color you chose is to a primary color brighter it will be so mix bright with some softer shades.
There are other factors to take into consideration when choosing colors:
Pastel Colors: Pure colors that are muted by a white color. Subtle Colors: Pure colors darkened by mixing gray or black Neutrals: Colors that do not contrast and can mix well with most colors. Examples are white, creams, beige and browns. They are often considered earth colors. Tones: The tone describes lightness or darkness of color. It is best to use a variety of tones in a room rather than just light and dark.
Colors can make all difference in look and feel of a room. You donít always need to renovate, maybe you just need to color, so experiment and have fun.
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