Color can be a fascinating element in your design scheme. You can creatively use 3 paint colors to add a striking visual contrast or subtle elegance to a room’s décor. Trained and experienced painting contractors use some basic guidelines of paint color selection based on the color position on the wheel. If you’re new to painting and decoration or you simply don’t have an “eye” for color, a color wheel may help keep you get back on track.
Here are some of the basic guidelines and consideration you should keep in mind when painting a room with two colors –
The color combination you choose might be sometimes effective or simply refuse to play along. Colors that are very near to each other may be the perfect combinations to produce a relaxing effect while those that are opposite may clash. So, selecting the perfect combinations of colors for the wall is a very important interior design aspect for your room.
A simple approach for this is by using contrast with different colors which allow you to highlight your wall or ceiling. Choosing dark colors for the ceiling creates a dramatic contrast, making the ceiling seem nearer. Lighter colors, on the other hand, make the ceiling seem higher than it is. If you want to lighten and widen the room, consider matching the wall and ceiling color.
There is an endless number of possible patterns that can be made from 2 colors chosen. One way of patterning is making the borders contrast or accent by using stripes with the help of painters tape. Painting vertical stripes will raise your ceiling visually. On the flip side, the horizontal lines make the walls seem further apart.
Single stripes can also provide a great impact on the walls or ceiling. If there is furniture that matches your wall color, then painting semi-circular patterns of the same color will result in a great look.
4. Analogous Colors
An analogous color system uses a variation of the primary paint colors you’ve chosen. For instance, analogous choices for a red wall would lean toward an orange or brown-colored paint. If you have yellow as your dominant color, you can balance it with an orange or tan secondary color.
If you are going for two colors, always check the color combinations to ensure that the results will admirable. Perfect colors for rooms, halls, or a ceiling will not only change the physical look of your space but will also give a positive outlook towards your daily routine and lifestyle.
Depending on the painting technique, the best color combinations will create peace of mind with the impression that everything was done perfectly in the right manner. Painting with two or more colors is a tricky affair, and choosing a professional painter for this job can ensure that you get the best results both in terms of the color choices and the actual paintwork done.