Like a cloudless day, the color blue brings with it calm and tranquility—qualities that have traditionally made it a popular choice for bedrooms. Associated with water and sky, a cool dusty blue helps you chill out before going to sleep.
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For Luck and Love
In Chinese culture, red means luck and happiness. In India, it's the color of marriage. And in Western culture, red symbolizes love and romance. Bringing red paint to the bedroom will promote a sense of passion and warmth in your most personal of spaces.
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We’re surrounded by a rainbow of greens when we’re in nature. Paint a bedroom one of those verdant tones, and you immediately conjure earthy feelings of growth and vitality. From chartreuse to teal, it’s actually quite easy being green.
The warm, rich hues of caramel brown evoke a sensual feeling when painted on bedroom walls. A room wrapped in these reddish-browns will feel relaxed and elegantly earthy.
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It’s hard to wrap your head around the dizzying array of different “whites” that exist, but each one has a distinct character, varying greatly from warm to cool. What is consistent: the crisp freshness that white brings to a bedroom. A creamy white like linen will evoke a sense of uncomplicated warmth and serenity.
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Believe it or not, even with the vast number of paint color options available, a select handful of hues surpass all the others in popularity. We spoke with industry experts to uncover their best sellers. Click to view now!