When you move into a new home, a new coat of paint is a great way to bring elements of your personality into your new space. It’s smart to invest in painting your house early on, as it gives you a chance to truly make it your own and make sure that it really feels like home. Painting your interior with colours of your choice is an important step, and it requires planning, and it should be taken seriously. New colours will give you a fresh start and make you fall even more in love with the place where you live. It’s natural to be a bit nervous about choosing a colour. After all, there’s a lot of time, money, and effort that goes into repainting a home, so you want to make sure you get it right!
WHAT COLOURS TO PICK?
There are seven interior colour options to consider when preparing to paint. The key to choosing a good interior colour is to look for colours that can show off the space well and can make your house look bigger and brighter.
Taupe is an amazing choice for interiors as it has a beautiful neutral side to it. Despite the lightness and neutrality of the shade it still manages to add in a hint of colour to your walls. The paint comes with a variety of different shades and undertones, including grey, lavender and brown, which can all give your walls a sophisticated look.
If you want something a little more dramatic, charcoal grey is a great option. While many darker colours can make a room feel smaller, charcoal grey helps to create a more intimate space. It is an incredible addition to your interior as it makes the walls seem to disappear and brings in beautiful drama to the room. The charcoal colour has just the right amount of warmth in it, which looks amazing on walls. Since it’s a neutral, it looks great with just about any other colour, which gives you plenty of options for accent colours.
Windy Sky (Light Blue)
Windy Blue is a nice shade of light blue and works well as a neutral, while also giving your home a slight hint of colour. It is a cool-toned shade that helps you make a subtle statement and does not overpower the space. This colour creates a sense of calmness and serenity to your room and it also pairs well with many other wall colours. Pair it with a palette of soft pastels to create a soothing space to relax in.
Light grey is a great choice to showcase your home’s features, as it is a cool colour. Grey is a great alternative to beige, with a modern flair. The colour has cool tones that contribute to creating a calming and soothing atmosphere that can also make the room look bright and more open. For a modern monochromatic look, light and pale grey shades work seamlessly together in an open living space. It’s a versatile colour that adds drama to your walls especially when it is coupled with black or white.
If you plan on going all white, choose something that has cool undertones. We do not suggest making use of a stark, bright white, as this can tend to feel too clinical for a house. Instead, use of soft cream shades along with slight grey or blue undertones. White is known as the colour of natural beauty and purity, which makes it a great choice for a simple, minimalist look. Add some colourful accents with your white walls to give your house a more modern and dramatic look.
One of our personal favourites is chamomile, as it gives that hint of warm yellow to your room without being too overpowering. The colour definitely stands out on its own, but also pairs well with other strong colours such as teal, magenta, bright yellow, and burnt orange.
Exotic red is a rich and deep, complex paint that adds in beauty and drama to your house. When it is paired with a crisp white, it pops out and looks ultra-modern. If you want to bring some energy to your house, then this is the colour you need. It’s definitely a bold choice, but we’re sure you will fall in love with the look of your room once you bring in some exotic red.
Happy colour picking- be brave and bold- and enjoy the ride.