purple rooms and new windows

Colors set the mood of a room as much as furniture, decor, or even new windows. If you’re going for a certain feel, you need to know what painting scheme to use. Not sure where to start? Check out our quick reference guide:

Interior Painting Color Ideas


Purple

shades of purple

Purple is the color of royalty, so it’s a popular choice for adding glamour and sophistication. If you have a small and modest home, you can turn it into a luxury abode with purple as the base. Furniture and accessories in black and silver will complete the effect.


Blue

shades of blue

Blue has a calming and peaceful effect, so it’s an advisable choice for a bedroom color scheme if you want to get a good night’s sleep. If you’re living in an apartment in the heart of Maple Grove and wish to turn it into your personal oasis, you may also consider blue as the base for your unit to evoke peacefulness. For a home office, choose a dark shade of blue for the stability it brings.


Red

shades of red

Red is a dramatic color that elicits strong emotions. It is associated with warmth, but also with intensity. This hue works best as the base for a winter home, but it can be too much for a summer house. Red also makes a good fit for big spaces with new windows. In small spaces, red works in small amounts for the coziness it creates.


Yellow

shades of yellow

Yellow brings to mind images of sunny days, making it the perfect base if you want an energizing mood in your home without it being overwhelming.  But use it in moderate amounts; otherwise, it can cause eye fatigue, turning cheer into frustration and anger. (Scary.)


White

white room

White brings to mind purity, cleanliness, and perfection. It also makes small spaces seem bigger especially when partnered with new windows. When used as the base, white is quite flexible because it goes well with other colors, particularly black. You can’t go wrong with classic black-and-white.


These are just guidelines, of course – when it comes to color, everything depends on the homeowner’s personal preferences. If you need help with your remodeling services this year, contact Midwest Exteriors Plus, serving Maple Grove and the surrounding area. Keep us in mind for your  home improvement goals, from handyman services to new windows, and we’ll be happy to help you out!

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