Tuesday 25 October 2016
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Color Selection & Style


Color & Style Ideas: We believe that color is the most influential factor to create an atmosphere that best express your personal style. Paint colors can be vibrant, dramatic or fun. With the right colors & style we hope to bring some colors in your life.

With our professional color location service, our expert staff will help you choose the right color for the right location in your home or commercial office building.

You don’t want to have your home painted and you regret the color or sheen you’ve chosen.  Believe it or not this happens very often even to those most organized. At Paint Chips Inc. we confirm all colors of your choice prior to application providing your happy with your chosen colors.

From how to choose a paint color for every room in your house to tips for maintaining the paint on your walls, we’ve got you covered.

There are many paint stores out there who would assist in colour selection.  You may contact us at 647-744-2447 and we would be happy to recommend a reputable store closest to you.

Following are few ideas on how to select the right color for the right room:

  1. When selecting a color, consider the mood of a room for example, in a bedroom do you want the feeling to be restful and soothing or dramatic and intimate? Soft, cool colors and neutrals usually create a quieter feeling while stronger colors are for drama.
  2. Pay Attention to Lighting: A strong color might be too bright and overpowering when used on all walls or next to a large window, but it might be effective when used as an accent wall with indirect light.
  3. If you want a more active space, consider introducing stronger, more intense color. Even if you want a light-colored room, choose colors that are slightly more saturated than off-white or light pastel. Very light color can feel bright and stark when it appears on all surfaces in a room. However, two or more medium-light, closely related pastel colors can create a luminous effect when used in the same room.
  4. Boost your confidence by testing colors on poster board or large areas of a wall.
  5. Transform flat, dull walls into interesting and personal spaces with subtle or dramatic visual texture and broken color. Burnished mineral/metal finishes and layered colored glazes add depth. Some examples of softly reflective metals are mica, copper, pewter, bronze and, of course, antiqued silver and gold.
  6. Consider walls as planes of color, and see how they interact when viewing one next to the other in adjacent rooms. Approach it like a composition: You’re in one room, but you’re going to see a piece of another room through it. So as you’re choosing colors, consider how they will flow from room to room to create your picture.
  7. A small color wheel is a great reference tool for modifying and intensifying two or more colors. For example, red and green, which are complementary (opposite) colors, are most intense when used together.
  8. Think one color is boring? Create bold or subtle variations within one color group with contrasting paint finishes. For example, use closely related colors, or try a single color in different finishes, for walls and trim in one space.
  9. A single color used on walls and trim takes on new significance when applied in different finishes. For example, wall and trim colors can remain the same hue, but use an eggshell (matte and less reflective) finish on walls and a satin or semigloss on trim. The color will appear slightly different on each surface. It’s a good way to create a cohesive look in rooms with many windows and doors, and relatively little wall area.
  10. For more help, you can always contact us here.