Colors can hold tons of hidden meaning from a decorating standpoint. Red, for instance, is frequently used to stimulate hunger, blue is seen as a calming color, and yellow will make us feel happier. Our tastes of these colors can show a great deal about our own personalities, especially if we use them to adorn the walls of our private refuge: our bedrooms. What color you paint your bedroom may show a great deal about who you are, and so can the shade, saturation, and brightness of each colour. |} So what 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 creativity.
Shades of the purple family are often preferred by people that have an extremely creative streak, and Lilac fans hope for uniqueness but lean into the sentimental, softer aspect of purple.
"Blue fans are totally dedicated to the color. If darker blues are the favorites, you prefer the shades that feel as the descending twilight hourssilent , calm and thoughtful."
"Lighter blues are constantly connected with the skies and water--clean, clear, open and expansive would describe how that you prefer to feel on your environment." |}
"Teal blues have a tad more elegance due to their thickness. The man or woman who prefers this color likes the elegance [it], since it reveals personality elements that unite both blue and green traits"
"Red requires attention, and thus does the lover of crimson. It is lively, impossible to ignore, impulsive and extroverted--traits that might well describe the individual who's drawn to this intense and passionate shade."
"Although pink is descended in the'mother shade' of crimson, it is less ardent and demanding attention and more likely to love and tenderness--the perfect description of a pink lover's proclivities."
"Green folks love nature's most ubiquitous and versatile shade. It is the best equalizer between cool and warm tones, and at the presence of green, they locate the balance they constantly strive for."
"The man or woman who prefers grey seeks security and protection by picking this most impartial of all colors. Gray doesn't need or always need the guarantee of excitement, but does crave contentmentand equilibrium ."
"Orange fans play and work hard, are adventurous and enthusiastic. In spite of the inherent energy in orange, the people who love this amiable shade are more pleasing than aggressive."
"The lightest version of beige, brown is imbued with a particular sense of substance and equilibrium .
Beige fans appreciate the subtlety of the color, enjoying the warmth. . .it imparts."