When you decide to paint the interior of your home, you’ll suddenly become aware of just how many different paint colors there are. It’s more than overwhelming, to say the least. So, to make it a little easier you, we’re going to go over some of the more current popular interior paint colors. Many of these colors can also help make a space that’s small look a lot more spacious. We hope that this will help you come up with some beautiful color schemes for your home.
The Best All-Round Colors to Make a Room Feel Bigger
Colors that are light and neutral work extremely well and are classics for painting smaller spaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you have to give up on bold colors you might like if you’re trying to make a room look a little bigger. This is because you can always use softer tones when it comes to furnisher and room accessories. The key here is to balance out any bolder color with neutral colors. This will keep the room from becoming overwhelming. Here are some of the most popular colors to consider when painting your home.
This is a great subtle color that goes well with a lot of darker colors because it is an excellent all-round color that has a gentle hint of grey which gives a very calm feel about any room it’s used in.
This is a brighter white and is ideal for high ceilings and for helping make smaller spaces look larger. It’s a good color to combine with greys, light blues, and other relatively neutral colors. It is also a good color to have in eggshell or a satin sheen.
Currently Hale Navy is at the top of the list of blues in popularity right now and there’s a good reason for this. It’s because it has a very crisp and fresh look to it. It has the ability to make any space feel and look bright and cheery.
This is an amazing light grey-blue color that is clean, fresh, very cheery. It’s a “cool” color that gives you the feel of a fresh breezy day. It can be accented with a variety of warmer or deeper colors to really accent its freshness.
Designer Trick – If you have tight spaces in a smaller room it’s a good idea to consider painting both the walls and trim the same color. Especially for those rooms that have very little natural light. Doing this also helps with rooms that have low ceilings. Painting your walls and trim the same color will help your ceilings to look taller.
Coastal Fog is a greenish-grey color that reminds you of being at the beach which in turn gives you a feeling of calmness. This paint color is great if you have a room that has a lot of windows and doors and then make sure that you paint both the walls and trim the same color.
This is a deep dark tone that ranges from a deep grey-blue to a deep blue. This is a great color if you are looking to make a room feel extremely cozy. If it’s a large room you might want to trim it in a lighter color and paint it all the same if it’s a smaller room with a low ceiling.
“Geyser” and “Colonial Aqua”
These two are both quite natural hues that are grey-green to green-blue and work well together if you’re wanting a room to have a light, bright, and cheery feel to it. It’s great for a room that might have an ocean theme or feel to it.
Stonehenge Griege gives off a nice warm and earthy hue that isn’t too light nor too dark. It has a tannish tone with a slight hint of grey that will transform any room that may have been cold into a very inviting, warm, and cozy room. It will also help make a smaller room look a little bigger.
This is a warm and moderately dark gray color that works well with white trim in any sized room. It gives a room a comfortable and inviting feeling. It works well for dens, libraries, and studies.
Any time you choose a shade of orange it’s a bold move because most shades of orange can be bold and vibrant colors. At the same time, they are uplifting colors and give you a feeling of warmth. Some hues can be romantic as well and can be a good paint for a bedroom. Orange Blossom is a more sophisticated and elegant shade of orange and it gives a room more of relaxed energy and rooms feel brighter and lighter with this paint.