Crystal Chen February 22, 2021 Bathroom
Use of Color Color choice is of course entirely subjective again current trends favor lighter warmer pastel colors. The use of these colors increase the perception of space and light, especially in a small bathroom. Colors such as beige, orange and pink would be regarded as warm as opposed to blue, green, gray. Tile arrangements range from the simple one tile for the whole walls, to more elaborate combinations of tone used with a border tile to enhance the effect. Commonly the darker tone is used below the border and the lighter above. One border or multiple borders can be used. Picture or decorative tiles can be added at random but focal points to further enhance the desired effect. Tile sets are available from manufacturers that offer all these options.
In choosing what shades or color you want for your bathroom, it is important that you coordinate this with the overall theme of your home. Bathroom colors basically exhibit your truest personality as it is manifested on one of your most private part of your home. Thus, choosing a statement or choosing the color representing your personality is a choice you have to make carefully. Bathroom colors are also considered also to include the members of the family like children and older ones. Bright colors coupled with elegant designs will fuse the interests of the children and adults which will make the children enjoy taking baths or brushing their teeth more, or create a pleasant mood among adults.
Blues and greens are very popular today with many homeowners. Blue gives an aura of openness to the room, while green is perfect for the eco-friendly individuals among us. Green is a very soothing and relaxing color that helps one get close to the nature. Light tones are classic and they are always popular, no matter the latest trends. One way to make your bathroom look larger than it really is can be achieved by using various lighter color tones such as cream, light pink, light blue, golden and even pure white. White is a color that symbolizes peace and purity. Also it is a color that is favored by people who love classic styles and designs, who are not keen on experimenting with other colors. There are also some people who are very fond of darker, deeper colors such as maroon, dark red and dark blue. These colors are perfect for big bathrooms. With these colors you can easily give the room a cozier and more occupied feel. Red in particular is a color that asks for undivided attention. The color is very attention grabbing and you can use this feature to your advantage. Avoid making the entire bathroom in red, however, as this will be very distracting for the eyes.
To create the perfect bathroom is a unique task. Homeowners are yearning to turn their bathrooms into a place of rest and relaxation, a personal retreat so-to-speak. Color can influence the balance, mood and perception of space in your bathroom. Every persons definition of perfect differs. Choosing your bathroom color is important in personalizing your design. Have fun with it! Add a personal touch of vibrant colors to radiate energy, or soft/deep colours to emit intimacy. Before choosing your color scheme stand back and take a good look at your room. What size/space have you got to work with? How good is the lighting? Do you have a large window or skylight helping to open the room up? Once youve grasped the basic dynamics of your bathroom youre ready to choose your color scheme.
Pastel shades in small rooms add colour without being overpowering. Peaches and pale pinks create a beautiful backdrop, easily flattering most skin tones. Theyre great for a guest bathroom. Placing a mirror on top leaves guests glowing and uplifted. To ground a room select a slightly darker colour for the floor. To create spacious perceptions have the ceiling a lighter shade than the walls. You are best to choose between 3 - 6 colours to work with in one room. This doesnt mean go crazy. Pick one strong vibrant color and use different shades of the same colour. Have one lighter or neutral color (best for the walls), one medium shade from the same family (great for shower curtains and larger fittings) and then use an accent colour on statement pieces (towels, tumblers, soap dishes) to spice things up a bit. The colors you choose will impact on how you want the room to feel. Redecorating or repainting your bathroom can be a daunting task. However as long as you know what you want out of your bathroom and how you want it to feel you can make the perfect choice by adding a personal touch to your design.
Pick your Colors Once you have an idea of what youre looking for you can start looking at different color options. Your theme might even prompt you to look at some unusual colors that you might not have been interested in before you chose your theme. Think of the colors of your current fixtures if youre keeping them or the colors and finishes that you liked while you were surfing the internet; maybe a rich sunset color will complement your cowboy chic or a light sandy color could give a beach feel to your Newport inspired design. You might not want to purchase paint or towels until after your fixtures have arrived and you get to see their true colors. Some handmade pieces vary when they are finished and can throw off your carefully selected bathroom colors. Once youve made your decisions about which style and colors fit your bathroom best, its time to put your plan into action. Knowing ahead of time what you want will make it much easier for you to find all the elements you need to create your bathroom design or make substitutions if you need to. Whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor to come in, your bathroom with reflect your taste in no time.