How do you choose the right color paint for a furniture piece you are going to have Reclaimed Furniture Art refinish?
Most of the time, picking a color is not that hard. You can usually never go wrong when making the furniture piece match an accent color in the room the furniture will be displayed in. Sometimes however that color looks really good on vase or picture frame, but when you triple the size of the piece it can become a little over powering in a smaller space. The charts below show how some colors are comforting and peaceful and other colors are energizing and vibrant.
I myself like bright and powerful colors! If you need some help picking the right color for your room and the right accent color for your furniture piece, try following this chart below. I find it very helpful when trying to create an emotionally based space in your home or office.
Colors, we’ve seen before, Maps quickly convey emotions and affect people’s moods. Whether you’re choosing paint for a room or are designing a presentation, this Psychology of Color chart, which matches specific Pantone colors, can come in handy.
Created by the Carey Jolliffe Graphic Arts agency, the chart covers a wide spectrum of colors (not just “green” for example, but ten shades of green/green-blue). It identifies the positive connotations for each color and, where applicable, negative ones too. Here’s the full chart (click to expand or right-click to save):
By the way, Pantone has a paint finder tool for matching Pantone colors.