7 Soothing Spaces_ How to Use Color to generate Calm at Home The Homestead Shop Inc. Jennifer Ott Design This space showcases some of my favorite soft and relaxing hues for rooms: a light sea-glass green, a hot gray and an ethereal blue. Any of these would work well as a main wall color; merely mix in a single or maybe more for the other hues for a soft and pleasing punch of color. White linens are clean and classic, but it's nice to add pillows, art and accessories in colors from the palette. Keep the room free of excessive clutter and you'll have a stress-zapping bedroom sanctuary.
Sample palette: Get a similar look with White Clover, Turtle Dove and Tinsel, all from PPG Pittsburgh Paints.VOH Architects Most bathrooms have one small window, or no windows at all, which can make an already small space feel even more confined. If this is the full situation at home, consider using color to lighten things up. I like to pick 2 or 3 tones of my chosen hue and make use of the darkest color sparingly, and preferably near the lower areas of the room, then go lighter as I work my way up toward the ceiling. This makes the room feel more open, expansive and light-filled, and can help start the day on a note that is cheerful Ott Design Sample palette: Get the same appearance with Pearl Onion, Celery and Ryegrass, all from Sherwin-Williams.Erica Broberg Smith Architect PLLC Jennifer Ott Design relaxing color do not need to be limited to light and wispy shades. But I recommend sticking to those on the cooler side of the color wheel: greens, blues and purples if you go with bolder hues. These hues that are cool along side grey tones, happen proven to assist reduced blood circulation pressure and tend to be associated with rest and relaxation. You can punch the palette up with a little accent of a warmer hue, such as the shocking yellow-green here, via a painted accent area or art and accessories.
Sample palette: Get a similar look with Bon Voyage, Rain Washed and Carolina Parakeet, all from Behr.Farrell and Sons, LLC Jennifer Ott Design Take the stress out of selecting paint colors for a bathroom by pulling a favorite hue or hues from your tile. The cabinet color here is an selection that is excellent. Paired with a good amount of white, it looks crisp and clean from the brick.
Sample palette: Get the same appearance with Belle Grove Spruce, Tropical Bay and Brown Buzz, all from Valspar.PORCELANOSA Group Jennifer Ott Design If all these cool color palettes are leaving you cold, here is an example of a warmer palette that maintains a relaxed vibe. A focal point by covering it in an interesting material or color in bedrooms I like to make the headboard wall. This space features a brick wall, but you can get a similar look with reclaimed wood or, even easier, the right shade of paint. Contrast the hot hues with a soothing wash of light gray on the remaining three walls.
Sample palette: Get the same appearance with Hale Orange, attitude and Coventry Gray, all from Benjamin Moore.Anne Sneed Architectural Interiors we've joked within the previous about waging a one-woman battle against beige, but in all seriousness, as you wish, without a care as to what anyone else thinks if you love beige you should absolutely decorate your house in it. For those who want to move beyond beige without straying too far, a medium shade that is tan be a powerful way to get a tad bit more oomph. It is a bit more dramatic than light beige and looks great with nearly every other color — including other brown tones, such as the dark wood that is tobacco-stained this bathroom. Keep the ceiling a warm shade of white to lighten and brighten the room.Jennifer Ott Design Sample palette: Get a similar look with Alabaster, Favorite Tan and Brazilnut wood stain, all from Sherwin-Williams.Thomas Rex Hardy, AIA Using color is one of the best ways to highlight architecture that is interesting. This restroom is in no way a large, light-filled space, therefore it could have been tempting to adhere to an all-white palette, but then the interesting angles could have been lost. Even though this really is a reasonably bold shade of blue, it's adequate grey in it, so it doesn't feel heavy or overly bright. Mix in other light neutral shades and perhaps a dash or two of color via linens and accessories, as shown here.Jennifer Ott Design Sample palette: Get a similar look with Silvery Moon, Buxton Blue and Paper White, all from Benjamin Moore.