How are the colours in your home or work place effecting you? Paint colour psychology plays an important role in the moods you have throughout the day.  Have you ever felt enraged by a shocking image or maybe you were moved by a love song on the radio this morning? Both very relatable situations but, another not so known power can also possess our emotions. Colours! Now you can find that total relaxation feeling from the comfort of your own home with our peaceful decorating, paint colour psychology guide and a range from the Dulux colour pallet.



Blue is known to be the most soothing colour with its power to reduce stress and tension in the body. It is often used in bedrooms with the intention to help you sleep due to it’s calming attributes. The most effective blue paints tend to be soft neutral colours, creating a restful atmosphere for your time to unwind.

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The right shade of pink can bring soothing energy and and an essence of peace to just about any room, Feng Shui believers actually use the colour pink to generate a balanced and calming energy. Although pink can often be bright and shocking, the dusky and neutral tones can whisk you away to that peaceful place whist still having a warm tone to the room. 

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That feeling when you’re reading a book on a park bench in the sun or the soothing moments out in the country. Why not bring that depth into your home with natures favorite colour, green? Green symbolizes cleanliness and often leaves us feeling refreshed making it a great colour to wake up to or to have around the house within your interior design. 

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Lighter versions of purple, such as lavender and lilac, bring the same restful quality to bedrooms as blue does, but without the risk of feeling chilly. The darker shades such as eggplant or indigo are usually associated with luxury and creativity. These colours are great for your next bedroom decorating project as they bring a sophisticated relaxed essence as well as depth.

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There are a variety of ways to use paint colour psychology to improve your home atmosphere, to get a real feel for your next painting and decorating project take a look at out Dulux paint review  to find out why we love using Dulux paint. Contact us now if you need that professional painting and decorating team to take your home or work place to the next level.