It is interesting how colors affect our moods, the way we think and whether we are attracted to or repelled by something. Colors are even believed to have healing powers; such as Red to stimulate circulation, Yellow to purify the body, Orange increase energy, and Blue can soothe.
When adding color to your surroundings, such as your home, keep in mind what type of mood you want to create for you and those who visiting. Do you want to “stay” or do you want to “go”?
Here are some colors and some popular behavioral reactions:
White – innocence, purity, simplicity, cleanliness
Red – excitement, energy, romance, warning, dominance, men’s perception of female attractiveness
Blue – professionalism, peace, coldness, loyalty, increases creative endeavors
Green – relaxation, comfort, hope naturalness, fatigue, sense of calm
Yellow – cheerfulness, happiness, liveliness, strength, boots optimism
Try some of these to project the mood you want to create.
Till next time…