I like light, warm colors that are instantly inviting and relaxing. I want people to walk into my home and immediately feel that they can kick off their shoes and be welcome.
Light... I love white and light minty colors.
organic colors like latte with cream moudlings, olive green, that sort of thing. i avoid dark colors.
cream on the walls or light yellow green, cool colors
I like earth tones like tans and browns...colors like cinnamon, spice. Those colors seem warm and rich.
I like pastels and one wall the prominent a dark shade of the pastel used, like a pastel green and leaf green on one of the walls .
I prefer colors light on the eyes but still not too dark, cream works well
Hey sofs...I painted my bedroom just like that a few years back.
I put the darker color on opposite sides, and the pastel on the other 2 sides. Very nice combo to wake up to.
I find dark colours make a room seem smaller. I only use dark colours as an accent.
For the inside of a house, particularly if it lacks a lot of natural light, the pastel shades are the way to go. Now, I'm wondering if you know this, but there is a way of determining the EXACT opposite colour, if you feel like doing to adjacent wall in matching colours. Here's how's it's done:
Take a small piece of paper of any shape, paint it with one of the colours. Once done, place this coloured piece of paper on a white sheet of paper. Stare at the coloured shaped piece unless you eyes get tired of it. Then whip it aside quickly but with your eye's focused on the area the coloured piece was a moment before. Keep looking. Within a few seconds the EXACT opposite colour will come up, showing up on the white piece of paper you left below.
This is your subconsicous mind giving your eyes natural relief. So if you want a room that's easy to live in, but you want to entirely different colours, try this method.
The effect is very short-lived. It's also bad for your eyes to stare at anything...especially this computer. You need to blink every couple of seconds. If you stare at anything long enough, it just becomes a blur and disappears until you blink once again.
You've been warned!!
Correct my last, I meant to say "until your eyes get tired of it."
I prefer light colors since I like the lights to bounce off the walls providing more illumination.
I usually like mostly white with an occasional splash of deep color - I painted one wall in our living room eggplant a while back and another wall in our bedroom burnt coral. I really liked them, but after a while you get tired of it. Right now my favorite kitchen color is red - perks me up, gets me cookin' and makes me hungry. For me, I like to change colors quite often (every other year or so).
Colors that are cool and relaxing that makes me want to stay in the house. I think that light colors that have a fresh feel relaxes people.
It depends on the room and how much light is already there. A medium to dark shade of green for instance is warm and adds wonderful contrast/color to a room - or maybe just 1 wall with some accents to go with it - but can be complimented by a light yellow or light gold color in the same room - or adjacent to it.
It is a matter of the whole concept of the house in my humble opinion - what furniture you have (dark or light) and what other fabrics, rugs, pieces you have in the room - and again, how much natural light each room has.
By far though, I prefer not heavy, dark colors but light and airy as it gives your house a feeling of happiness!
light pastel shades. Dark colours make it look closed in and gloomy. ( in my opinion)
Dark... hides the shadow people so I don't notice them at night lol
medium, neutral colors with some occasional bold dark colors
depends on the room. I like warm neutral colors for living room, common areas. And I like soft blues for the bedroom, it is cooling and subdued, which helps me get into the sleep mode better.
It depends on the purpose of the room and the atmosphere that I want to create. For example, for the home theatre room, I prefer dark oak walls, soft leather seating and accents with deep red and splashes of vanilla. The flooring is a lush chocolate brown carpeting (which really helps with sound performance). The oak walls are decorated with tapestry hangings, which also help with the sound.
On the opposite end of the scale, for the sunroom, I prefer white ceilings, pale yellow walls and natural rock in warms tones for the flooring. The furniture is rattan style around glass tables. It's light, airy and welcoming.
I a fan of different colours in each room. But for the Kitchen, as I'm a fitter I like a contrast. Maybe white doors with black worktops. I think too much of one colour is overkill.
i also like different color in different room.I prefer eye pleasant light color in my reading room,ocean blue in the drawing room,something dark for the bed room ..........
dark or light...
I think that for the most of the house light would be preferred, even with a lot of windows and /or skylights.
But for the master bedroom I'd use darker colors. It is better to sleep in the dark. Just make sure you have enough lighting when you need to do some work there.
Cool colors to the eyes is my thing this can help me to be more relaxed
I like a mix, with some bright or dark accents against lighter colors.
My grandma always had the interiors of her homes painted all white (even over the wood trim!) as she felt it gave a clean feeling but to me it was like being in a blank space or on the set of a scifi movie.
Then there's the friend of mine who has a house that looks like it's a Pottery Barn catalog page. I can't tell if it means she has her own style or not.
by wiserworld 7 years ago
Dark or white chocolate?
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Which do you prefer - Dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate?Dark chocolate for me please! *mouth watering*
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Which is the best: milk, dark, or white chocolate, and which brand do you prefer?
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by ngureco 3 years ago
I think everyone has there own preferences, You would think people prefer dark skin that's why they are out in the sun and at the tanning beds Always striving to look better, but not striving to be better people.
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