How to Find the Right Colors for Your Space


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Wall Paint Color Ideas

If you are just starting to decorate your room, it’s time to think about what wall paint colors.  Understanding color theory is a good way to help you pull off the ambiance you are looking to feel. There’s a lot to it, but here are a few wall color ideas to get you started.  So often we use the words cool and warm to describe colors.

Cool Toneswall-paint-colors

Cool tones will relax the room, using colors such as blue, gray, and violet. Drawing from the palette of cools sets a tone in a room that is restful and relaxed.   Cool tones can help a small room fee larger.  It ticks the eye to make the walls look like they are receding, which will make a small room look larger.

So if you use the word relaxed or calm, then a cool color is right for that room.


Warm Toneswarm-colors

To create a warm feeling for your room, use warm colors such as red, orange, gold and brown. The subtlety of these colors creates a comforting feeling and can be enjoyed  day or night.  If using brighter shades of red or orange remember to balance these colors with a neutral.  Warm colors provide an intimate feeling.  So if cozy and intimate are your words than warm tones is your choice.

About SureSwatch

SureSwatch is the solution for choosing the right paint color by making it easy to eliminate the wrong colors. With our low-tack paint swatches it is easy to create paint samples to use on multiple walls and in multiple rooms. The temporary swatch removes cleanly, so the walls are ready to be painted whenever you are. And the best part our paint swatches use real paint and are customizable by paint color and sheen. SureSwatch was envisioned & created by entrepreneur, Jamie Peltz after watching people struggle with choosing paint colors. She worked with friends and colleagues to create and commercialize SureSwatch.