Basements are typically dark and dreary areas of the house. However in this modern age they no longer need to be dingy. The basement area may be changed so as to have an interesting look and make it a brighter place to be.
When it comes to decorating your basement, there are some simple and easy methods you can use. The easy ways is choose the right paint color and there are a variety of colors to choose from.
Color can help to change a basement area that is dark and dreary into a bright and warm place. Be careful in the choice of color for the basement, as not all colors will work in that area. Dark colors will make the area seem smaller and may give off an oppressive feel.
Here is some ideas for the right paint color that will suit a basement :
– Yellow color
Yellow will brighten up your basement. It may be applied to a single wall as a focal point, with a contrasting color on the remaining walls, or use on all the walls. Which ever way the basement is painted, yellow tones will reflect light and brighten up the areas considerably. Yellow colors are versatile and may be applied in several basement areas, such as the utility room in a basement, laundry room, or multipurpose room.
– White color
White is another option to choose. White will make your basement look clean, larger and bright. This is the most popular color used today for entire homes, especially the basement. White works extremely well for your basement area and may applied to the whole of the basement area. It is also an excellent color to use in a multipurpose room, laundry room, utility room and bathroom. It may be applied to the ceiling and use contrasting colors for the walls. However by applying white to the complete basement area it give off the illusion of a much larger space than first thought.
– Green color
Another choice that can make your basement look brighter is a light green color. Green colors give off the feeling of coolness and is and refreshing. Complimented with a trim of a neutral color green is a restful hue to have in any room. If you don’t wish to apply green as the main color in the basement use as an accent on the trims. Green is a popular color for a bathroom in a basement.
– Blue color
Blue is a cooler colors tone. It will give a cool effect to the area . Blue is also a popular color for a bathroom and a multipurpose room.
– Light brown color
Light brown is neutral cool and blends well with most color shades such as white, yellow, and orange. Sometimes it is enjoyable to go ahead and splash bold colors onto the wall. Choose the right tones, one that is compatible with your whole color scheme and enjoy the decorating experience.