Colors and feelings are inextricably linked.

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Hope you’re coping well and staying safe? Like you, my family of four are trying our best to get on with our routines and adapt to our new norm. Since this new norm of ours involves spending almost 100% of our time at home with the rest of our family, maybe it’s time for some simple DIY home improvement projects to brighten up the space we live in.

Home improvement projects doesn’t have to cause a hole in your pocket. One inexpensive, effective and easy DIY project for the entire family is to give the wall in your living room or children’s study room a fresh coat of paint. You may order the paint and tools online and with some reorganization of exiting furniture items, you get a fresh new space within just a few days! Plus, that’s one way to keep your kids busy for a few days when HBL ends.

Black family painting house wall

What do you need to do? To begin, consider the areas and walls you wish to upgrade, the type of paint and colors, go online to determine the paint you need, order and wait a couple of days to get started. Check out our online store for wall coating ideas or just click here, we’ll help. Besides changing colors, consider Wryte whiteboard paint and chalkboard paint for learning or creative activities. For colors, make sure you use products that are waterbased and are environmentally friendly like Murobond.

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For colors, it’s important to understand the psychological effects colours have on a person. Different colors can evoke different emotions and feelings and surely you want the best for your loved ones at home so select the colors mindfully. The way different colours can affect emotions depends largely on color’s brightness, shade, tint or tone, and whether that’s cool or warm toned. Let’s take a look at some of the effects colours can have on how we feel:

  • Red makes you feel passionate and energized.
  • Orange makes you feel energized and enthusiastic.
  • Yellow makes you feel happy and spontaneous.
  • Green makes you feel optimistic and refreshed.
  • Blue makes you feel safe and relaxed.
  • Purple makes you feel creative.
  • Pink makes you feel playful and romantic.
  • Brown makes you feel down to earth.
  • Black feels sophisticated and serious.
  • White makes you feel pure, fresh and clean.
  • Gray feels serious and professional.

While colours and feelings are inextricably linked. It is important to note that colours can be subjective—what might make one person feel cheerful can make another person feel irritated depending on their past experiences or cultural differences. Now that you know how colours and emotions are connected, you can choose colours accordingly to achieve your desired outcome. Enjoy the experience.

Here’s wishing all members of Muslim community Ramadan Mubarak! Selamat Hari Raya in advance. Stay safe!

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