What Your Paint Color Says About Your Home

Looking to update your home? If so, you may wish to think about how color psychology and the use of color will change the look and feel of your home. 

Using Color 

Color is everywhere in our homes, from our choice of fabrics on the sofa to the siding paint outside, picking the color palette of your home is one of the most important decisions you make. Color is one of the most important accessories of your home. 

Paint colors are the easiest to apply, they are also a very versatile part of your home design. If you are building your own home, be sure to use a piece of home builder software or consult professional home builder companies to understand how color can be used. 

Colors can be mixed together to create new ones, they can be used for accent walls or they can define the style of each room. When choosing paint colors for your home, look beyond color alone and consider architecture, lifestyle, and decorating tips as well. 

Color Choices 


Red is a bold color that will command attention and draw in the eye. It is a good choice for a large space as it helps to create an air of warmth and comfort.  

Red can also be used as an accent color if you want to make something stand out within your space, such as a bed or sofa. 


Orange is considered to be one of the best colors to use in your home if you are looking for something vibrant and cheery. The warm hue provides lightness and hope, projecting happiness into any room it is included in.  

As with red, orange can also be used as an accent color to help other colors pop or draw attention where desired within a space.  


Yellow is a calming color that helps to relax both you and your guests. It is often used in minimalist interiors, bringing stability and serenity to the space.  

Yellow can also be used as an accent or accent wall color if you are looking for something cheerful or welcoming within your home. 


Green is a very popular choice when it comes to choosing paint colors for your home, with living rooms being one of the most common rooms painted green.  

The shade of green commonly chosen is lime green, with moss tones being another option for those wanting a warmer feel within their space. 


Gray is another color that will help you to relax but offers a different air than yellow does.  

Gray is commonly used in minimalist homes, where its calmness brings peace and stability to the space. 


Blue is another popular choice for your home’s décor, with navy blue being one of the most common colors chosen for living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms alike.  

Blue is a calming color that can help to induce a feeling of security and relaxation in those who set foot inside your home. 


Brown is a common choice for those looking for something natural or traditional within their home’s décor, as it helps to create a sense of warmth and comfort.  


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