Fall rains have cooled off the summer’s heat. The grey skies can leave you craving a splash of new color in your home. Maybe you just need a new accent wall to foster a new warmth in your home, or, you’re looking to prepare for the holiday season by opening up a living room. Color choice is key and today we’re going to be talking about how to warm up or cool off your latest painting project!
Simply put, Reds, Oranges and Yellows are warm colors. These colors, and combinations of them, are good at bring a cozy presence to a room. You should use these colors when a room seems too big or unfilled. Adding a soft orange like Jicama (AF-315) to a dining room with too much open space or broad windows can help pull a familial sense back into the room. Living rooms often make use of a stronger accent color, such as Glowing Umber (182), to help capture the eye and draw you in.