The 2019 color of the year is coral. In 2018, it was ultra violet.
Have you been wanting to paint your small living space, but you’re not sure what color to choose?
With a small home, you have to work with what you got. Want to learn how to make your home feel spacious? Keep reading for 7 paint colors for small rooms that will make your space feel grand.
Also known as millennial pink–this color is popular for good reason. It’s neutral enough that you have freedom when it comes to decorating with other colors. At the same time, it’s vibrant enough to give your small living space a pop of color.
Maybe you want a truly neutral color–in that case, off-white is your color. White can look too severe. Off-white adds a cozy touch to your small room.
Another great color for small spaces is eggshell. Eggshell gives a room a warm, summer vibe especially when paired with teal accents and decor. This is a good choice if you’re bored with white or off-white, but you don’t want a dark color.
It’s true that, generally, you should paint a small room in a light color to make it appear spacious and open. However, dark colors can work for small spaces too–but for a different reason.
A dark, inviting color such as navy can make a room appear more inviting and cozy. This works for areas in the home such as the family room where all the interesting, deepest conversations take place. Another room where a comforting color like navy would work is the dining room.
Grey is a color that evokes calmness, balance, and sophistication. Paint a small room in grey to instantly give the room a classy feel.
If you’re looking for a fun color, go with teal. Like blush, teal is a calm color that packs a punch. You can choose how much you want to play with the color depending on your decor choice.
7. Light Blue
Light blue brings the feeling and color of the sky into your home. It gives a room a feeling of openness and space. This color is bright enough to change the whole look of your space.
Tips for Making Small Rooms Appear Bigger
When it comes to making a small home appear spacious, it’s not just about the paint color. It’s also about strategic furniture placement and about how you play with colors.
One tip is if you paint a room a neutral color such as off-white, you should add pops of color in the form of accents. You can do this by painting one wall in a bold, vibrant color.
Another option would be adding a bold-colored item such as a bookshelf.
Final Advice for Choosing Paint Colors For Small Rooms
Before you make a final decision on your paint color, see how the shade will look by painting a small inconspicuous place first. You will be looking at this new paint color every day, so you want a color that you’ll love.
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