15 home colors that reveal the inner you


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15 home colors that reveal the inner you

  1. 1. Fifteen Home Colors That Reveal the Inner YouSo youre thinking its time to change up the colours of your life? Translation: Jumpstart a new decor inyour house with a painting marathon. Changing the paint is a (relatively) fast and affordable way to giveyour house a whole new appear. But the colors you prefer send a message beyond a new appear - andpsychologists say they speak volumes about you.Shades of RedFor centuries, red has meant passion, and thats why getting 2 dozen red roses from a special someonemeans "I love you big time." People who are partial to shades of red, from apple and rose red to tomatoand fire engine, generally are affirmative, outgoing and, well, passionate about life.Shades of BlueAre you blue? Those who lean toward blue commonly are calm, compassionate and follow a steadycourse. Reminiscent of both sky and water, shades of blue appeal to those with peaceful and quietpersonalities.
  2. 2. Shades of GreenReally going green means lathering swaths of sage or leaf green on the walls. Green sends natural vibes ina big way, and people who want to be surrounded by shades of green tend to like balance and can becounted on to be civilized.Shades of YellowIts a cliche that yellow is sunny, and those who pick shades of this colour for their decor lean to be sunny,too. But they go a lot deeper than that: People who love yellow also tend to be sophisticated andadventurous and place a high value on freedom.Shades of PurpleFrom lavender to eggplant, plum and dark regal purple, shades of this mix of blue and red add drama andflair to any decor. Purple lovers are pretty dramatic themselves, and they lean to be artistic andunconventional.BlackRenowned for both it is sexiness and class, black is best used in small doses in decor lest its powerfulatmosphere overwhelm the space. Lovers of all things black lean to impress in an understated way andusually promote the idea that they arent telling all.Shades of WhitePeople who select white for their surroundings likely believe that "pure as the driven snow" is more than acliche. Using shades of white is a clue to a personality that feels comfort in simplicity and sees the worldthrough a youthful, innocent lens.Shades of OrangeA space filled with shades of orange exudes vitality and cheer. The people who decorate rooms withorange hues lean to be outgoing, friendly and easy to be with, even if they do like to be the center ofattention.Shades of GoldGold, the color of riches, opulence and glamour -- exudes boldness with warmth and luxury. This shadealso has a long, regal history, so traditionalists may opt for gold, too, providing an air of welcomingelegance.Shades of GrayThose who decorate in all gray look for peace and tranquillity and have an eye for modern interior design.As the shade between white and black, those who decorate in gray are partial to compromise.Shades of Pink Blush
  3. 3. Ah, pink, the color of passion and affection. Those who decorate with pink adore attention and are oftencharismatic. Soft blushes provide a delicate look to a room. Pair pinks with gray and blacks for a moderntake.Shades of MaroonA mature personality chooses a maroon color palette. Less bright than red, those who decorate in thisshade are generous, yet they know what they want. Controlled passion is the name of the game foraccents, furniture and wall colors in maroon.Shades of BrownLove brown? Maybe you also have a stubborn streak? People who like brown prefer stability and like tobe dependable for their friends and family, but they can also be obstinate. Brown decor depicts roots andhelps make a room feel grounded. Find ways to complement this shade with an accent color to avoidmaking the room drab.Shades of BeigeIf sophistication and modern aesthetic appeal to you, but white and brown are two stark, beige is a warmneutral thats ideal for those who seek simplicity, yet solid, earthy shade. People who decorate in beigehave a lightness to their personalities and often enjoy calmness.Shades of CitronIf you blend yellow and green and let them age gracefully, thats citron. Shades of citron suggest vitalityand longevity like yellow, but also have an element of harmony and balance. This color complementsdark woods and hardwood floors. Those with citron are probably dependable, yet opinionated friends.http://furniture.furkey.com/en-US/furniture-tips/1529-fifteen-home-colors-that-reveal-the-inner-you.html