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Paint Colors You Should Think Twice About Using In Your Home
Pastel paints can be tempting for kids' rooms or bathrooms, but choosing the wrong shade can result in a heavy, oversaturated look, says Melanie Burstin of Homepolish.
Thus, consider incorporating them in a less permanent manner, such as with posters, art, linens, or decor pieces like vases and planters to add a soft pop of color to your home.
The color red, particularly crimson or deep hues, can make a living space feel aggressive and less relaxing. That's why experts warn against painting your house in these shades.
If you still want to try red, consider using it in furniture or accessories to avoid overwhelming the space, and steer clear of it in bedrooms to maintain a restful environment.
This color stimulates the nervous system, leading to feelings of annoyance and frustration. Babies are prone to crying in yellow rooms, making it a bad choice for a nursery.
Instead, consider incorporating yellow through accent pieces like velvet sofas, curtains, comforters, or light fixtures to add cheerful touches without overwhelming the space.
Warm White
Many shades of white have undertones that can cause them to appear yellow, pink, or purple once applied, thus altering the intended look and making your home look dingy.
To avoid this, opt for a white hue with the right undertones, steering clear of whites with warm undertones like red, orange, or yellow to maintain a clean and
bright aesthetic.
Citrus Green
Interior design expert Zoe Warren says that bright greens can resemble neon and clash with furniture. She suggests a soft sage green for a lighter, more appealing look.
Property expert and mortgage advisor Tayo Oguntonade warns that such bright colors could devalue your home when selling, as they are unlikely to appeal to the majority of buyers.