Painting walls is a super fun activity, but there are some colors to avoid for certain rooms of your home if you want a happy vibe, a good night’s rest or the perfect working environment. So, check out 6 paint colors to avoid in home decor and discover in which room you should never add them in:
1. Red – Don’t choose it for the bedroom space
Because your bedroom needs to be that calm and relaxing space you come home to, red should definitely be ruled out when choosing the colors of your walls and even for the main furniture. Red is a very intense color that’s why it doesn’t evoke the best feelings so it could make you feel angry, anxious or even furious. We associate red with something negative like: “Stop” or “Danger” so its better for you to be surrounded by a peaceful color while trying to fall asleep.
2. Black – Don’t choose it for the kitchen space
The kitchen space should be a happy spot where you can reunite with friends and family or relax while cooking and trying out new recipes. Studies say darker colors can lead to a more depressing environment so try to avoid these shades for your kitchen walls or even for your cabinets. If you do pick then make sure you have a large kitchen space that also has windows. Moreover, a dark kitchen may look unwelcoming and you really don’t want that for a popular hang out spot like the kitchen space.
3. White – Avoid white in the office space
When making the perfect home office space you need to keep in mind you have to find something that will keep you focused on your work. Experts say you should avoid white walls because they can make you feel fatigue or anxious and loose focus while working. So, if you have a white wall paint it in a shade that provokes your creativity or at least make a gallery wall on top of it.
4. Brown – Keep it away from the walls of your living room
Although some shades of brown make look super stylish and trendy. it’s better to avoid this shade for your living room walls. This shade as well as darker shades can make this space seem small. It can also make a space looking dull or too old.
5. Purple – Don’t choose it in your bedroom
A study that focused on the colors that make you have a good night’s sleep noted purple as the last one in helping you having a good night rest. It’s also very likely to provoke nightmares, a sleeping study shows so if you really like it, pick its more calming sister – lilac or dusty pink for your bedroom walls.
6. Pink – Never paint the whole home or a whole room in pink
Although pink is a calm and relaxing shade that looks super dreamy on the walls, try choosing just accent walls with this darling shade. Its problem is that this shades takes the attention of the whole room when you add it in one. So, if you paint a bathroom or living room in pink, the walls will be the only things you will notice and you can forget about the rest of your deco elements and beautiful furniture.