Posted on Jul 21, 2008 | Comments 0
Choosing color for the bathroom will be quite overwhelming because of the wide range of color schemes. Sometimes the bathroom area will be very small and coloring this particular small area will be very terrifying.
If the bathroom is very big, the coloring process will be very hard as you should choose proper color combinations or color schemes [Bathroom decoration ideas].
Whatever may be the area, coloring will always be very hard and terrifying. But, by following some basic steps and thumb rules in coloring, you can make the bathroom coloring scheme process very easy and enjoyable.
Many think that the bathroom is the less important area and does not show interest to take care about the bathroom area. Many tend to use the left over colors which are used in coloring other parts of the house and do not care about the importance of color in the bathroom. Never do the same mistake and ignore the importance of the color schemes in the bathroom.
Common bathroom colors:
Too much color or highlighting colors in the bathroom gives a terrible and unpleasant look to the bathroom. Different color schemes in the bathroom develop different moods such as
Blue: This is the most chosen color of the bathroom. It gives a calming effect to the person who enters the bathroom, as blue shares a strong relation with water. So, blue color gives the bathroom a different watery look. If your bathroom is small and compact, coloring blue to the bathroom can make the bathroom look big.
Green: Popular color of the color wheel which is often used for coloring bathroom. Coloring green in the bathroom gives a calming and pleasing look. It is very much suggested for people who live in a snowy and winter weather conditions. This gives the view of greenery as people living in frozen countries miss this sight and makes you remember the moss and foliage.
Purple: This is also a shade of blue and it is increasing popularity for being used as a color scheme in the bathroom. The purple dusk and the aubergine are the best shades of purple which are suggested for bathroom coloring scheme. It gives an elegant and warm look to the bathroom.
These are the most common used colors in the bathrooms.
Bathroom color themes:
Many choose specific color for their bathrooms but forget to match the color to the existing accessories of the bathroom. If you choose the color that does not match the accessories and the bathroom theme, then the color will look awkward and also make the accessories look remote from the color. There are certain guidelines that are to be followed for coloring the bathroom with a bathroom scheme.
According to the tiles: The tiles play a very important role in making the bathroom look complete. If you have patterned tiles in the bathroom, then you should use a different color combination in coloring the bathroom. The bathroom can be colored with tiles back-ground color, mid-tone color and brightest color of the tiles. If you have solid colored tile or fabric oriented tiles with floral designs, then you must choose lightest color of the tiles as the bathroom color [Wonderful bathroom design ideas].
According to the accessories: Follow the color wheel and match the bathroom color to the accessories in the bathroom. If you are painting an old bathroom, then make sure the color matches the accessories such as the curtains, bath tubs, faucets etc.