Painting your home can be a daunting task. Whether you plan to paint it yourself or hire a professional painter, selecting a color scheme for your home can be stressful. Painting is a lot of work and can be expensive, so you want to get it right the first time around.
Researching color schemes or speaking with a professional painter is a great way to narrow down your color selections and choose a color scheme that speaks to you. Let’s look at some popular color schemes for the home for you to consider!
Monochromatic color schemes are the easiest to commit to for many homeowners. This color scheme is made up of only one color, but the intensity of the color varies from room to room. This is an easy way to ensure your house will flow without everything being exactly the same. To achieve this, painters will lighten a color using white paint to desaturate and lighten the paint.
Complementary color schemes are also very popular, and many homeowners choose to go this route because it infuses a little more variety and color in the home while also playing it relatively safe. Complementary colors are chosen by selecting two colors that are on opposite sides of the color wheel. In addition to complementary colors, adjacent color schemes utilize colors that are adjacent to each other on the color wheel for more variety.
Trendy Color Schemes
Some homeowners like to be a little bit more adventurous and trendy with their color schemes. Modern farmhouse color schemes are especially popular right now, with warm whites, grays, and deep blues. Soft and subtle color schemes are also popular using desaturated grays, whites, and tans. No matter what the color scheme is, by using the rules of complementary or adjacent colors you can choose colors that will go well together throughout the home.