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Bored with White Walls? Here are Five Alternative Colours to Adorn Your Interior

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The colour of a room can indeed affect one’s mood. For example, red can bring out a cheerful impression; sitting in a yellow room can make us feel tense, while blue calms us down, and so on.

Choosing paint colours, especially for interior, could be a challenge for those of you who are not used to doing it. If you pick the wrong one, the mood presented in the room may not be as expected and have an impact on your activities. One of the easiest ways to solve this is by choosing white as the main colour of the room. However, applying all-white in your house interior might instead make it look boring. Here are five alternative colours to white that you can consider.

Blue

Five Alternative Colours to Adorn Your Interior

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If you want the room to look tidy, cosy, and peaceful, you can opt for blue. Blue colour won’t tire your eyes as it doesn’t stand out too much naturally. This colour can also create a balancing effect in the room. Neutral colours go very well with blue and its numerous shades. Therefore, if you favour crème or brown colour, blue shades can be a great balancer.

Green

Five Alternative Colours to Adorn Your Interior

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Green is said to resemble natural colours. It is not surprising that green is also believed to be the colour of harmony and new hope. This colour can bring out an energising ambience into a room with no indoor plants. Besides projecting an organic and fresh impression in the room, green is also known to be a soft colour—suitable for those of you who want to switch from neutral colours to one that is soothing to the eyes.

Beige

Five Alternative Colours to Adorn Your Interior

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Beige is a crème colour with a warm yellow tint. The term “beige” is also known as khaki, ivory, desert sand and “off-white”. For those of you who like natural or minimalist style for your home’s interior design, beige is a common choice. If you like to mix and match with various shades of white, adding a beige accent wall could be a sweet or even a classy touch.

Black

Five Alternative Colours to Adorn Your Interior

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Going with black as an interior colour? If you want a masculine look, go for it. Black seems to be a favourite colour of many contemporary interior designers. The colour black is suitable for rooms with abundant natural light because it can balance the ‘glare’ of the sun. Black also helps to highlight your furniture. You can choose from diverse black shades or tints to get the black that suits your preference.

Grey

Five Alternative Colours to Adorn Your Interior

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The colour grey is ideal for any kind of room style, either a retro-themed one or a modern one. Grey is also the most effective colour to present a peaceful and graceful impression. Would like to place one or two bright-coloured pieces of furniture in the room? Grey can be a neutral and nice background. If you are confused which colour to choose for a family room, grey can be the easiest choice.

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