This Summer, Choose Yellow.
Saturday June 11, 2011
Summer’s finally here and it’s the perfect time to refresh your space. You’d be surprised at how simple this can be by adding a new coat of paint or little pops of colour. Choosing colours can be somewhat overwhelming at times, so getting to know your space is crucial. If you’re working with a small, poorly lit room it’s best to stay away from darker hues. Instead, opt for something that will open up the room, and give it light. Yellow adds a punch of warmth and brightness to a room of any size. If you’re decorating, consider using this fun colour. Not convinced? Here are some things you may not know about yellow. Fact: Yellow is one of the only colours visible to the colour-blind. Fact: Yellow represents joy and happiness. Fact: Yellow has a stimulating effect on the mind. Fact: Yellow houses have been known to sell faster. Used well, yellow is the perfect choice for both modern and contemporary spaces. For something subtle, consider adding a couple of yellow throw pillows, or a yellow flower arrangement. If you’re looking for something dramatic, using a yellow-patterned wall paper will give the room flare. Interior designers will agree that using yellow is a simple way to add warmth to a room without breaking the bank. Subtle or dramatic, a little yellow will go a long way. Need some inspiration? Have a look at this great interior design blog we found. http://bit.ly/9ZXxy3