Painting an open concept space is quite a task for many homeowners. Keeping the unique nature of the spacious aspect of the room is the goal of most homeowners yet maintaining a great range of color combination. The biggest challenge comes in the arrangements and portions.
Choosing the right color combinations is the first step to getting the open space concept right. The safest bet lies in the same color family with just varying degrees of color shades from the light color shade, a little bit of dark and an almost dark color shade.
Another step after deciding on the color is deciding on a variety of color shades and trying them on different papers. The room’s corners should act as the transition point for various colors, and hence varying shades respectively included. The accent color of the wall is best suited for the far off wall in the room. The accent wall color is also ideal for the furniture pieces, open cabinet backs and even the backsplashes of the kitchen.
Tips on painting an open space:
Attain a cohesive look and feel by just applying similar paint sheen on all the walls. It is advisable to look at the room from each angle before deciding on the color choice of space, from which two different places calls for a different color on each of the walls as this leads to an interesting look and creating a feeling of depth as well.
The accent wall or the very bold colors are best for the shelving unit’s backs as well as the back splashes. Balance and visual flow are the main effects added by the simple act of spreading a bold color. Lighter color shades or medium shades are best suited for the walls surrounding the doorways leading to the focus areas.
Sections that are adjacent to the focal wall especially around windows, for best looks, the lighter color or the medium color shades works best. A shade that will lead to a standing out space is also an appealing idea.
The most vibrant or the darkest color shades in the palette are well suited for the focal walls. Perhaps a doorway may break a long wall that happens to be spanning two areas. The lightest color shades come into play for such sections.
The light or medium color shades also thrive on the walls that happen to occur on the opposite side of the space to the focal wall, making the room feel spacious and not like it is caving in from the sides.
Apply the most desired color in the adjacent room. For painting experts and professionals to create a more feeling of depths, or make the whole place look attractive, the adjacent secondary wall painted using another color. Maintain neutrality at the ceiling. The color white stands out as the best for the woodwork as well as the trim.