Selecting the Right Colour Scheme

Painting is a great, cost-effective way to refresh your home. Before you get started, it’s important to do some research to help you get the best result.

1. Choose your colour scheme

Think about how colour schemes flow from room to room in your house or apartment. Then consider your new colour scheme next to key pieces of furniture, like your couch or wall unit. We will help you make sure everything works together by consulting with us and our various colour charts on hand with the new colours you are considering.

2. Look for a focal point

Select a focal point in your room, such as a clock, couch or rug, and base your colour palette around it. That way you’ve got a key item to bring the look together. Alternatively, you can choose a mood you’d like to create and pick colours that inspire that feeling. A shade of green for example may evoke a natural and cooling effect on a space, while yellow can emulate sunshine and warmth.

3. The 60-30-10 rule

Remember the 60-30-10 rule for interior spaces. It’s where 60% of the room is decorated in a dominant colour, 30% in a secondary hue and 10% dedicated to an accent colour. This rule helps you balance your colour choices and won’t leave you with overpowering or mismatched walls.

Once you’ve chosen the perfect colour scheme, contact us and we will attend to all the necessary paint and accessories you need to get the job done!

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