Homeowners often think that there are only so few neutral colors they can choose. Afraid that a stunning colour would be too jarring or “out there”, homeowners and decorators are sticking as close to white as possible. They say that variety is the spice of life. Add some variety to your home with some unique colors. If you’re looking to freshen up your home with some bold and unconventional paint color ideas, here’re a few ideas for to spark some inspiration.Shades of gray are becoming increasingly popular of late. It used to be that people would avoid such dark colors, afraid that it will dampen the overall mood of the room. If you tend to be more conservative, try confining the gray to only one wall – just to add contrast to the room. If you’re considering painting a large area in gray, keep to minimalist furniture and decorative pieces. Concrete accents also add a touch of industrial vibe.
Much like grey, people often avoid dark colors. However, this shade of brown, when paired well, makes your room feel that much cozier and homely. Black or white furniture pieces will go best with this earthy tone. You could even add minimalist wood pieces that are particularly trendy today, for a touch of Scandinavian inspiration. A room that receives plenty of sunlight will help to ensure that the brown interior does not make the room too dull.
People often shun yellow paint, afraid that it might look sickly – not Lemon Yellow. It instantly lifts the mood of the room with its pleasant tone. Blue and white furniture will pair the best with a bright yellow wall. To avoid having a room that will remind you of a nursing home, stick with modern and minimalist pieces.