Some Tips & Tricks:
1. Lets Paint Purple
Colors affect our mood so much that we associate human emotions with them on a day to day basis; we say we feel blue when we encounter sadness or that we are green with envy when our evil half takes over us. Colors are present everywhere around us and they affect us constantly.
Color psychology suggests that bright shades such as yellow, orange, or green support socialization and communication while darker shades such as purple, deep blue, red, and darker shades represent more dim feelings. Nevertheless, they can invoke a sense of security when applied to the right areas. Warmer yellow-orange colors promote relaxation and encourage imagination. There is ice blue and green on the opposite side of the thermostat that invokes a sense of calmness. Red is the typical “bad guy” of the home decor as it can boost energy if it is used in lower quantities, but it can seem threatening and trigger discomfort when used as the room ‘s dominant color.
Remember, when you choose which colors to include in your interior, three picks are better than one. Choose a neutral for the largest items like walls and flooring, a calmer color for furniture, and other sturdy items. Then, pick a third more dramatic color to pop in your statement accessories and décor. Pick the color according to the mood you want the room to reflect.
2.Glimmer, Shine, Light away
We need the light provided by the sun to sustain life on earth. Light is an important aspect that sets the mood. One should include natural light as much as possible; large windows can facilitate this cause. Natural lights increase serotonin levels in our brains and make you happier. Additionally, when exposure is over a period of time, natural light helps alleviate symptoms of depression. This gives you a happier, healthier space. Apart from this, you can use artificial lights to mimic natural light. Bright lights heighten emotions. The brighter the light, the more intense the emotions whereas blue lights increase energy levels. Choose the right light according to space you want to brighten up or dim down.
Many studies pointed out that the proximity of plants can especially improve one’s mood, concentration, and even memory retention since the sight and the presence of natural elements reduces stress. It also acts as a free air purifier for your home. Flowers and ornamental plants increase levels of positive energy and help people feel secure and relaxed. Research shows that people who spend extended lengths of time around plants tend to have better relationships with others. This is due to measurable increases in feelings of compassion; another effect of exposure to ornamental plants. Spending time in natural environments makes people better at doing their jobs. It also increases energy levels and feelings of vitality. Plants have a therapeutic effect on people. Apart, from this, it has many other medicinal and health benefits.
Natural aesthetic is overall appealing and soothing to one’s eye. You can start with small low-maintenance plants and move your way up as per your liking.
4. Size and Spaciousness
In a study published in InformeDesign, the impact of the ceiling height on an individual’s notion of freedom or confinement is investigated and found that the height of the ceiling impacts the subject’s subconscious perception of space and environment. It further proved that people are more creative and focused in rooms with higher ceilings, and their mood is significantly improved.
The size and spaciousness of the room immensely affect the mood of its occupants. If you want a room in your home to appear larger, choose furniture that is scaled to size and slimmer, place a large mirror on the back wall, and create depth with wall hangings. Space can be opened up by knocking down some walls and creating a coherent view. This adds a sense of freedom to space.
5.Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of all?
Do you remember that beautiful song shot “Jab Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya?” from the movie Mugal-e-Azam shot in a room full of mirrors? The faint smile that came to your face, that is the effect mirror usually has on people. You use mirrors in your home sweet home to give it an expansive and expensive feeling. The strategic placement of wall mirrors opens up a room and gives its occupants a feeling of expansiveness. When paired with natural lights that reflect around the room, your mirrors broadcast the light around the space and lift your spirits. You can choose various shapes and sizes of mirrors and play around with them to give a quirky and unique look to your house or maybe you can mimic a full-fledged mirror room similar to one shown in the movie. XD
6.Texture and Shape of furniture
According to Feng Shui, the texture incorporated in the interior must represent natural elements. The rich texture of a shaggy rug will enhance the sense of comfort and happiness, while the decorative metal elements, such as wall clock, vase, etc. will promote strength and independence. Wood is linked to health and personal growth; one can incorporate wooden furniture to mimic the earth element. Bringing in elements of nature to create an optimal atmosphere for relaxation and health. The same discipline teaches us that furniture should be arranged in a way, which does not create a “dead space”, as it promotes negative energies, A smooth flow of the room elements allows the energy to flow smoothly. Balance always needs to be more important than symmetry.