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Picking the perfect paint for your home !

"Hello Comfy Heaven Followers. I am Eva Stephen from Shop 4 Furniture and and I am doing a special series named "Analysis on the elements of home decor" for Comfy Heaven. So kind of Anita who gave me such a great opportunity. This is the first post of the series in which I have chosen the element 'colour' and analyzed its importance in the home decoration process and effects on the people living in. I hope it is an interesting and informative read. Do share your words in the comments box. 
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 Choosing color for your walls can at times seem quite complicated...choosing the wrong color is not the worst mistake you can make as walls generally can be repainted . This is sometimes a expensive, process so it is better to get it right the first time. Here a few tips to help you get it right. 
Type and color of furniture
Whether your furniture comes from Shop 4 Furniture or some other quality manufacturer, or you made it yourself, you should certainly take its colour, size and style into consideration when looking to repaint your walls.

For example, opulent and very elaborate furniture will against very bold wall colours will make a room look loud and garish. Gentle shades like beige, cream, peach are light non-intrusive colors that will enhance the look of a room. 
Type of lighting in your home
If there is not very good lighting in your home light colors will generally brighten and dark colours will make the room seem dull. If you feel and urge to go with a dark color it is also important to remember you get tired of bold colours very easily so think twice before you choose a color like red.

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 Your reaction to certain colours
Depending on the type of personality you have you would react differently to certain colors. So it is important to decide what 'mood' you want your home or room to have. For example, if blue is your color of choice, a soft baby blue will project serenity and calm, while a darker teal or a cobalt will project a trendy vibrancy. 
The size of each room to be painted
This is the simplest rule of Interior Design. Light colors are better for smaller room as they make a room look bigger than it is  and dark colors are better for larger rooms.

I have listed some great resources below if you want to keep reading further. If you have any questions you can contact me via You may also talk to me at Google+ and Twitter. ''
Resources
HGTV
BHG
House Beautiful

 
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