Colors are fascinating. They represent different moods and personalities that set the tone for a particular “look and feel” when it comes to designing. Home stagers who are aiming for a particular niche often make use of color swatches to best appeal to a target market. So how does an expert choose colors for your every mood? What are the choices?
The selection process actually depends on the kind of buyer or tenant that you want to entrust the home to. Although this can be limiting when done to the extreme, it’s perfectly fine to play with colors as long as you know how to maintain a balance of minimalism and personalization.
Calm and contented
When you think of the word calm, you think of different shades of tranquil colors. They are reminiscent of the sky, the sea and the cool breeze by the ocean. If you want to impress this upon buyers or tenants, go for aqua, white, green, blue and even gray. This way, there is an atmosphere of relative restfulness that you normally feel when you are inside the spa.
Warm and welcoming
This can be viewed differently. Warmness can be interpreted through bright yellows or pastels. The kind that is nurturing and welcoming in a way that makes one feel at home easily. Melon, peach and yellow are perfect colors for this look.
Free and whimsical
Of course, there’s also a different touch to the ideas of the whimsical. This is where bright hues come in to splash the walls with colors. You must already be familiar with terms such as electric blue, cheery oranges and the likes. Creating the perfect combination is another story that deserves its own attention.
If you have been so used to the traditional and would like to develop a niche in home staging, you can always expand your knowledge about colors. Mixing and matching can be challenging, but it’s also rewarding once you reap the benefits of your hard work. So what’s an expert gotta do? Learn and experiment!