White and neutral tone colors blend well with other decorating schemes.
Neutral tones are especially practical in the world of decoration because their neutrally means they can easily be teamed up with other colors. Warm colors make a room seem smaller and more homey, a place where we can retreat to unwind.
There are many techniques for increasing the expressiveness of the walls and for making your home a place where you feel at ease. Many neutral tones are associated with natural materials, stone, earth, wood, straw, sand or with artificial materials such as metal, glass, and concrete.
Here are ten household helpful hints for choosing colors and wall covering fabrics to decorate your home:
- White and neutral tones are an ideal backdrop to make a work of art or tapestry stand out.
- Neutral tones should be applied when a space is overloaded architecturally, or when we want something to fade into the background.
- Neutral tones age well so they can be used where you do not redecorate, or touch up, very often; or if our intention is to specifically create an aged effect.
- Variations on neutral tones are ideal for small rooms.
- White and neutral tones are a great way of combining different decorative styles as they act as a neutral transition zone between one style and the other.
- Gray metal or gray concrete, two neutral tones, are especially apt for creating modern ambience with a cutting edge feel.
- Textured neutral tones, like limestone or temperate paint, are perfect for creating rustic effects.
- Neutral tones fabrics, carpets, curtains, or tapestries are a great help when decorating because they go well with al the colors.
- If you want a room steeped in neutral tones to be livelier, you can introduce a few dramatic color touches dark colors, even black, are a good solution.
- A neutral tone is perfect for painting a wall or doors that you want to be inconspicuous.