|We have changed two bedrooms from (still very usable) wallpaper to paint. Both are a restful light blue with white trim, the 2nd BR also saw the addition for simple crown molding (even this BR is large, 12' x 15', approximately). |
The next target is the main bathroom, a 1980s vintage with moderate size, about 10' x 7'.
We had given some consideration to a light yellow, but are having a problem picking one we like on the wall. I have put up one sample on the wall behind the sink. Not what (she) we want.
I am thinking something more in the "cream", maybe with a touch of yellow. But, the idea, now popular, of buying a 4 oz sample can does get "old".... I'd welcome any advice on the general idea of color. There is some depression/anxiety issues as well, so the "mood" of the color is a consideration - thus our first consideration of yellow.
More on the bathroom, it has a east facing double hung window with a lot of morning light (after sunrise). When on the toilet one is looking at the door to a linen/towel/etc. closet which is a panel door and white semi gloss...as is the window trim and the access door. The tile surround on the tub/shower is a soft white, not a subway tile white, but white with some gentile texture to further soften the semi-gloss finish. The tub, toilet and counter top are white. So, any color will go with the current fixtures and tile, which I do not plan to replace.
|Yellow supposedly increases feelings of frustration and anger (if you go in for color psychology). Do you recall the name of the color you swatched in the room?|
|After trying about 50 yellows, we used Powell Buff by Benjamin Moore. In our setting it reads as a soft yellow. I have read that Monroe Bisque reads yellow on the wall too. Good luck with your project.|
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