Tips for Choosing the Best Paint Colors for Homes

Painting is a cheap way to make your house look more appealing.

People who want to sell their homes touch up their houses in order to getĀ better prices in an increasingly competitive 21st century real estate industry.

As such, this article explores a few ideas to help you select the best paint for your house.

Continue reading to discover the best paint colors for homes 2016.

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  • Subtle and Soothing Look

The type of color you choose depends on the effect/look you want to achieve.

If you want to achieve a subtle and soothing look, you should go for monochromatic shades.

Most soothing paints look great in bedrooms and bathrooms as they create a relaxing feeling of calmness.

However, to overcome the visual monotony of a single color, you should overlap the color you choose with some well-selected shades.

  • Elegant Appeal

old-wall-1042008_640For an elegant look, go for neutral colors since they create an air of flexibility and modishness.

However, you should not that neutral colors are not simply white or binge.

With this approach, you can turn a simple living room into a sparkling space oozing class and sophistication.

To achieve the best effect, choose to combine varying shades of neutral colors such as red-toned browns.

To throw in some feel of flexibility, you can add different colored accessories.

To vary the look of the room, use either lighter or deeper neutral colors.

However, you should remember that lighter colors make your room look more spacious while deeper shades render your room small-looking.

  • Vibrant Appearance

To achieve a vibrant look, go for effervescent colors such as red and dark purple, or orange and gold.

Complement these colors in a subtle manner so as to create a powerfully vibrant appearance. To achieve compelling visual contrasts, choose two colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.

This is because with such an arrangement the colors will stand from each other as they do on the color wheel.

  • houses-1191933_640Focal Points

Finally, it is imperative to create focal points as you paint your room.

One way of achieving a good focal point is adding contrasting colors to the trim and walls.

In the same vein, you can attain the same effect by painting one wall with darker shades. Well-chosen focal points make a room pop out better visually and create a definite look.

Remember to highlight any interesting aspects of your rooms in order to make them stand out from less appealing features.