Which colors make a room look bigger?

Which colors make a room look bigger?

Which colors make a room look bigger?

Small rooms can be tricky to improve. Besides the limited space, having too many items and furniture can make it even smaller. What you don’t know is that colors can have a huge impact on the size of your room.

If you have a small room, you can make it look even bigger by the choice of colors. Dark colors usually make rooms smaller. But lighter colors such as the shades of nudes or white can make rooms look fresh, cozy, and breathable.

Stark White

Naturally, white is an obvious choice for making a small room feel lighter, bigger, and cozier. It makes the interior a classic and timeless piece. Eggshell or satin finishes are the most popular when it comes to the white shade.

The simplicity of white makes it easier for you to decorate your room because it matches almost all other color combinations. With white walls and ceilings, you can choose from dark, bold, to colorful furniture.

What’s more, it works regardless of your choice for aesthetics. Whether you want a modern kitchen, a minimalist room, or a country-inspired living room, white makes a great palette for any part of your home.

Light Taupe

If you are not willing to go entirely white, you can go with light taupe. This neutral color makes a small room look bright and airy. It is still bright enough to allow light to reflect in every wall but it also adds a touch of warmth.

The expensive tone is commonly used in hotel rooms with small spaces. Just add a little architectural detail to give your room stature. It helps to add nude furnishings to keep the air feels in the room.

Blush Pink

Blush pink is another timeless color you can use to brighten up a small room. It gives the room a feminine touch that looks even more wonderful at sunset hour. This hue can work best with white embellishments and decorations. You can also hang a Scandinavian or geometric wall frame on the biggest side of the wall.

Other tones that will match your blush pink wall are beige, sand, and ivory. If your walls are painted with blush pink, you can have a different tone for your ceiling to add a curb appeal. White or cream paint can definitely look best above and for the moldings as well.

Dark Navy

If you want a strong and bold ambiance without playing with the neutral tones, the safest option is dark navy. The deep navy hue can still make a small room feel big and cozy depending on how you use it. The key is to find the proper blend of wall paint and room décor.

Paint your walls with dark navy to give your room a dramatic and stately feel. However, you can use white tiles for your floors and white paint for your ceiling and moldings. A combination of the gray and white frames can give contrast to your walls. For your bed and furniture, you can opt for creamy and white covers. Or you can even experiment on floral blue tones and hues.

Cool Gray

Who says gray is a dull color? A great alternative to white paint color is a light cool gray. As you paint your walls white, you can have your doors and furniture in gray. A cool gray and white combination can definitely look fresh and breezy when used it.

It creates a visually appealing and cozy room. This is a perfect combination if you want to moderate the use of nude tones, which are apparently more feminine.

Nobody has gone wrong with this combination. As a matter of fact, it is an ideal choice especially if you want to create a minimalist ambiance but still want to maintain an expansive feel.

Earthly Ochre

Earthly ochre is a deep and warm color that creates a perfectly warm environment. It’s an ideal option if you don’t want too much brightness brought by white color. The light tan can bring a warm feel especially during daylight yet it still makes your room look bigger.

Warmer tones are pleasing to all the senses. It makes you feel comfortable as you stare in admiration at the spaces of your room. You can use it for your bedroom, living room, or kitchen. You will never go wrong with its neatness and cleanliness.

Sea Green

Sea green is an ultimately popular choice of color especially for those who are living near the beach. It’s cool and warm at the same time. It is the perfect color if you want to achieve a minimalistic vibe yet still bring the coolness of the ocean to your own space.

The sea green color sets a nice mood for any room. As it is almost closer to turquoise, it echoes sea waves and cool waters in your senses. You can accentuate your room with furniture and decorations in earthly tones.

This way, you can enjoy heaven and earth right in your small space. Perfect, isn’t it?

Charcoal Black

If you don’t want to utilize nude and white elements for your room but still want to make a small space look big, you can experiment with charcoal black. This color might be dark but when used wisely, it can make your room feel more intimate rather than stuffy.

For example, you can use charcoal black for your walls but you can use white or creamy paint for the moldings and ceilings. Try to add shiny wooden furniture to accentuate the space. Add some sparkling gold tones for your lampshade or lights perhaps.

Anything that shimmer catches attention and when contrasted with black will definitely look more attractive. Pair your charcoal black room with more sophisticated accents such as white and gray, or even light blues or purple.

The key is with the right combination of elements. In any case, dark charcoal black is an elegant color. As long as you don’t add any red tones to your room, black will give you a grand open space.

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2021 Paint Colors of the Year

2021 Paint Colors of the Year

2021 Paint Colors of the Year

What colors will represent 2021?

With 2020 coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking about 2021!

The top paint companies have started talking about color paint trends and so we thought we’d highlight the colors for next year.

First up we have Benjamin Moore…

Benjamin Moore Aegean Teal

Benjamin Moore: Aegean Teal 2136-40

Intriguing, balanced, and deeply soothing, the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2021, Aegean Teal 2136-40, creates natural harmony. Celebrate the simple pleasures—think the faded rumple of linen sheets in the morning and perfectly ripened fruits on the windowsill.

Full 2010 Benjamin Moore Color Palette

  • Gray Cashmere
  • Atrium White
  • Muslin
  • Foggy Morning
  • Amazon Soil
  • Silhouette
  • Kingsport Gray
  • Beacon Hill Damask
  • Chestertown Buff
  • Potters Clay
  • Rosy Peach


Learn more: Benjamin Moore

Sherwin-Williams Urbane Bronze SW 7048

Sherwin-Williams: Urbane Bronze SW 7048 (245-C7)

Tap into nature with a hue whose warmth and comfort breathe down-to-earth tranquility. Our 2021 Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze, captures that simple sophistication every space is searching for. Urbane Bronze might be a color rooted in nature, but it also has a unique ability to ground a room through organic appeal.

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Saffron Strands PPU6-02

Behr: 21 Color Palette

Behr has announced a 2021 color palette with a range of colors.

The BEHR Color Trends 2021 Palette is a curated selection of hues to create a desired mood that complements your style in any space.

They have grouped their color palettes into several categories…

Casual Comfort: Light, Warm Neutrals

Calm Zone: Restorative Blues and Greens

Subtle Focus: Soft, Gentle Hues

Quiet Haven: Rich, Evocative Colors

Optimistic View: Bold and Saturated

Outdoor Escape: Easy Curbside Appeal

Learn more: Behr

Valspar Cherry Taupe

Valspar: 12 Colors for 2021

This year’s trendiest colors are all about making you feel cozy and comfortable. Our color experts present you with 12 fresh and familiar colors that are on-trend now and easy to love forever.

Blissful Blue – This muted indigo taps into the organic tones of a morning mist.

Soft Candlelight – This mature yellow lights up a space with a golden glow.

Granite Dust – Inspired by the protective qualities of natural stone, Granite Dust allows you to create your own personal haven.

Cherry Taupe – Cherry Taupe is a botanical neutral that adds rich sophisticated softness.

Arizona Dust – This modern apricot shade with a bold twist evokes our desire to embrace vibrant tones from nature.

Garden Flower – Modernly classic like the beauty of white roses, this natural tint is soft and simple setting our mind at ease.

Academy Gray – A deep blueish gray that promotes the importance of time spent at leisure, allowing us to unwind and relax.

Unforgettable – A shade with no time restraint, this white has warmth to soften rooms and lend an elevated sophistication.

Gallery Gray – Embodying minimalism, this fresh shade of warm gray inspires a feeling that is modern and natural.

Dusty Lavender – Dusty Lavender creates a soft but unexpectedly dynamic feel that is warm and inviting.

Maple Leaf – A warm camel shade that has an authentic quality, embracing our appreciation for a handmade craft.

Lucy Blue – Familiar and calming, like the waves of the ocean. We look to blue to bring a playful happiness into the home.

Learn more: Valspar

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