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What The Colors in Your Home Communicate

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019

The colors you use to decorate can communicate peace, excitement, sophistication, and a variety of a emotions. Selecting a color that communicates the feeling you want a room to have is very important. Read below to find out what the colors in your house are saying to those that visit it. 

blue bedroom decor in Fort Smith AR

BLUE

Blue is a calming color that communicates peace. It is a great color for a child’s bedroom and it may even help with naptime! Make your bathroom a calm space by painting the walls blue or adding blue art pieces or towels.

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red accents in a living room in Fort Smith ARRED

Red inspires energy and action! It also encourages appetite so it can be a good accent for a kitchen or dining area. Keep in mind when using red that it can be a trigger for irritability when used in large amounts. Consider using deeper shades instead of a true, bright red. Use red in small doses rather than as the main color for your room.

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orange decor in living room in Fort Smith ARORANGE

Orange is vibrant and exciting in decor! Using orange communicates optimism and communication. Use in living rooms or dining rooms to encourage chatting among guests.

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green plants in living room decor Fort Smith ARGREEN

Green can be very natural in decorating. It symbolizes growth and balance in the home. Use plants if you are into a more bohemian, minimalist style.

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pink decor in Fort smith ARPINK

Pink is nurturing and communicates love. It can also be sweet and playful. Pink is great for bedrooms and nurseries to inspire some free play. The nurturing aspect is great for kids as well.

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yellow furniture in Fort Smith AR

YELLOW

Yellow is a cheerful optimistic color in the home. It encourages action and movement. It is better used in kitchens or living rooms rather than bedrooms.

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brown decor in bedroom in Fort Smith aRBROWN

Brown is a natural earthy tone often associated with dependability. Use brown in rooms that you want to feel secure and safe. Brown can also be a nice color coupled with blue or green to bring a natural feeling into your home.

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white decor in Fort Smith ARWHITE

White creates a sense of space and cleanliness. Break up the room with a splash of color because too much white can be cold and stale.

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black accents in For Smith AR kitchenBLACK

Black can have a dark side as is it is associated with mourning, but it is can also be very sophisticated. Avoid using black in decorating in large amounts. Instead, use hints of black and white to create a formal, sleek room. 

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grey kitchen decor in Fort smith ARGRAY

Gray is useful for a sophisticated, sleek look. A kitchen will look clean and collected with gray in it. Gray can also suppress appetites so it may be wise to purchase red plates to inspire eating.


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