Choosing new paint for your home sounds fun. Giving your space a new look changes the entire atmosphere and vibe of the space. But it can usually be messy if you’ve got kids at your home or the bad habits that you cater to like mud-fighting or you have several animals at your house. 

Painting your home is important but what important is to select a color scheme for your home. A deficiency of texture and color will give your place a dull and boring look, contrary to it, a good color scheme across the place will brighten up the space creating a lively vibe. The exterior paint is as important as the interior.  It depicts the color combination of your home as the cover of a book depicts the story of that book. 

It seems fun unless you are just wondering to re-paint your space instead of choosing colors from a thousand shades of the same color. Many shades in the color wheel can hardly be differentiated. Artistry is to select the perfect shade for each of the walls that go by all the light settings in the house. 

Picking a color can be intimidating, we’ve made this guide for you to help you select the best colors for your space.

Let’s have a look at some of the tips and tricks to get your paint color selected for your home.

Colors Differ in Different Conditions: 

Same color shades can differ at different places. This stands out to be the most crucial part of the process of getting your paint job done. Every color has thousands of shades that only experts can differ between. Try going for a color professional to choose color shades for your home. Differences that seem to be very minor turn out to be prominent in different light conditions. Color professionals can easily make one differentiate between different shades. 

The color wheel makes us differentiate between different shades of the same color. For instance, the living wall needs to be painted yellow. At first, select the most appropriate shade of yellow for the particular space. Consider all of the elements like daylight, night vibe, and weather conditions. The wall adjacent to the yellow one will probably have a lighter shade of yellow that goes perfectly with the wall which is painted in Yellow. 

How to Choose Exterior Paint Color for Your Home:

The toughest job in painting your home is to select colors for the exterior of your home. The first step to choose colors for your exterior is to select a shade. Not a color, a shade, by which I mean whether you want to be your exterior in a light, mid-tone shade or needs to have a dark color. Choosing a color for the exterior should go with the color of your roof. 

It is you who decide which color to go with depending upon the material used in the house by which I mean, either the house is full-brick, stoned, or stone-brick. Exterior colors are exposed to factors like sun, thunderstorms, and rains for which you need to use a weather shield paint.

 How to Choose Paint Colors for Your Home Interior:    

To choose the right paint colors for your home interior, simply go with the colors you love. You don’t have to study the color theory or color combination concepts to paint your interior, just spin the color wheel and let it decide the colors that match the shade you want. 

Let’s not stick to the basic colors every time. Basic colors seem to be calm and give a serene vibe, contrary to it colorful walls tend to be dominating and eye-catchy.  

How to Choose Paint Colors for Your Bedroom:

A bedroom is your personal space where you can rest intimately after a long tiring day. You decide what your bedroom should look like, whether funky or go with neutral colors. Neutral colors usually fit best in the bedrooms as they give a soothing, calm effect while secondary colors and patterns can be used to hype up the vibe to funky. Some of the neutral colors used in bedrooms are:

  • Grey
  • White
  • Offwhite 
  • Black 

You decide the type of atmosphere you want in your bedroom. Whether to look at dark walls and sit alone reading a book or playing a portable piano in your bedroom with funky bright colored walls.

How to Choose Paints for Your Living Room:

In modern architectural designs. often, the living room, bedroom, and kitchen are one large space divided into three portions. Now when you are done with selecting colors for your bedroom, consider painting your living room with some lighter shades of the paint that you used in your kitchen. 

Use the color wheel to differentiate among the shades and choose the right shade for the living room. The living room is usually used in leisure time to sit back on the cozy sofa to sit back, read a book or watch TV. It tends to have a calm vibe in the evening or night, whereas it should be painted with such colors which brighten up the living room in the daytime when it is sunny. 

How to Choose Paints for Your Bathroom:

You are surely missing out on something on your list if you are not getting your bathroom painted with some crazy designs. The bathroom offers a space that can be transformed be into extraordinary-looking spaces of your house. Choose paint colors according to the lighting of the bathroom. It depends upon if you are having a window in the bathroom or not. Wide-open windows offer great sunlight in the day adhering to a calm and soothing look. Hold up to the wall, a swatch of paint to check whether the color goes with the light before painting the entire bathroom. 

How to Choose Paints for Your Kitchen:

Painting your kitchen is the easiest part of painting your house. Neutral and calm colors like grey, off-white, blue, and shades of green look appealing in the kitchen. Shades of red tend to stimulate appetite thus, considered to be the best color to get your kitchen painted. 

Choosing colors for residential painting might be a hassle and can mess up at times. But the right color choice for each of the compartments of the home is the most important part one has to go through. Paint jobs are expensive and can cost you anywhere from $200 – $6,000. Make sure that you select the exact shade depending upon the anatomy of your home so you don’t have to get paint jobs done every year.