Colors can hold a lot of hidden meaning from a decorating standpoint. Red, for example, is often used to stimulate hunger, blue is seen as a calming coloryellow is supposed to make us feel happier. Our preferences of these colours can reveal a lot about our own personalities, especially if we use them to adorn the walls of our personal sanctuary: our bedrooms. What color you paint your bedroom can reveal a lot about who you are, and so can the shade, saturation, and brightness of each colour. |} What exactly does your bedroom color reveal about you?
We've enlisted Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute and author of book Colors for Your Every Mood, to break things down for us, color by color.|}
Yellow is luminous and warm and so are the people who prefer it," says Eiseman. |} They love innovation and originality.
Colors of the purple family are usually preferred by those that have an extremely creative streak, and Lilac lovers aspire for uniqueness but lean to the sentimental, softer side of purple.
"Blue lovers are totally dedicated to the color. If deeper blues are the favorites, you would like the colors that feel like the descending twilight hourssilent , calm and thoughtful."
"Lighter blues are always connected with the skies and warm water --clean, clear, open and expansive would describe how that you prefer to feel on your environment." |}
"Teal blues possess a tad more elegance due to their depth. The man or woman who prefers this color likes the complexity [of it], as it reveals character elements that combine both blue and green traits."
"Red demands attention, and so does the lover of red. It is dynamic, impossible to ignore, impulsive and extroverted--attributes which could very well describe the person who's attracted to this intense and passionate shade."
"Although pink is descended from the'mother color' of red, it is less ardent and demanding of attention and more inclined to love and tenderness--that the ideal description of a pink lover's proclivities."
"Green people love nature's most omnipresent and versatile shade. It is the best equalizer between warm and cool tones, and in the existence of green, they locate the balance they always strive for."
"The man or woman who prefers gray seeks safety and security by choosing this most neutral of colors. Gray doesn't demand or always need the promise of excitement, but does commend contentmentand equilibrium ."
"Orange lovers work and play hard, are adventurous and enthusiastic. In spite of the inherent energy in orange, the people who love this amiable shade are more pleasing than competitive."
"The lightest version of beige, brown is imbued with a certain feeling of material and equilibrium .
Beige lovers appreciate the subtlety of the color, enjoying the soft warmth. . .it imparts."