Paint Color Choices - What Would Bette Midler Or Bill Blass - Or You - Choose

A colorful personality herself, Bette Midler says she loves to use color as a design element in her home environments. "I love color." According to Ms. Midler, "I don't care where it comes from . . . walls, flowers, anything. Color is a subliminal source of joy and happiness that sets off something that lifts your spirits."CELEBRITIES FIND INTERIOR DESIGNER DIRECTORY OR DECORATOR OR LOCAL INTERIOR DESIGNER

Just like Bette Midler, most of us love color, so what's up with choosing a paint color. It's not for lack of beautiful choices - it is said the human eye recognizes at least ten million colors. The issue is more amongst so many beautiful colors, how do we decide which colors to paint in our home. Rest assured, not to worry. If you can't decide what colors to paint your kitchen or bathroom, don't feel bad. Color has more to do with emotion than with technicalities. HOW TO FIND AN INTERIOR DESIGNER.

Think about what color does. It pulls you in, or pushes you away. It can easily shock. Or calm.SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL DESIGN DIRECTORY FIND INTERIOR DESIGNER

Have you noticed a particular color that repeats in your clothes closet? Learn to trust yourself that you know you love certain colors and let your eye and instinct lead you.

Color has energy - pediatric wards are often painted bubble-gum pink to soothe children. Blue is known to lower blood pressure, ideal for a meditative space. The yellow legal pad comes from the belief that yellow stimulates the intellect and the memory.

Take your time. Peruse decorating magazines and note similarities of colors of rooms that you enjoy. Note rooms that instill various emotions such as beauty, restfulness, comfort, etc. INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS DE SIGN IDEAS?

Realize you may have already identified colors that are beautiful to you. Look around your home, you may have a favorite vase, a distinct pillow or a cherished personal item . . . consider its colors. There are reasons we love the things that we love and color may just be why these items are precious to you.HOW TO HIRE AN INTERIOR DESIGNER OR FIND A DESIGNER


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