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Paint Colours and themes


Choosing interior paint colours can be a challenging endeavour, especially if you have limited experience or are a DIY homeowner. With so many options available, it can be hard to know where to start. However, with a few tips, you can make sure to pick the right paint colours for your home.

You will need to consider how much natural light is coming into your home (the overall theme). If you don’t have a lot of light you may consider lighter shades. Think about your furniture–how will the colours and tones compliment your paint colours or vice versa? Do you want to create a warm and inviting atmosphere or a modern and sophisticated look? Lighter colours tend to be airy and calming. Darker colours are more dramatic, and richer.

Next, is to choose the type (sheen) of paint you want to apply. Flat paints tend to be even and consistent. Eggshell or matte finishes tend to be deeper and richer; meant to be easier to clean (especially if it’s a high-traffic area like a kitchen. Semi-gloss, generally speaking, is for trim and doors. It highlights the rooms and is good for high protection. More on sheens in the next blog.

Don’t hesitate to be creative. Buy 2 or 3 litres of your favourite colours and/or tints will give you a much better idea of what the finished areas will look like. Paint allows you to paint out 2 or 3 sq. ft sections. are an easy way great way to try out different colours before you commit to them. You may also want to play with the natural light in the room, as this can change how the paint appears when applied.

By following these tips, you can be sure to pick the perfect interior paint colours for your home. With a little bit of thought and creativity, you will create a unique and beautiful look that you’ll love for many years to come.

Last Updated on: 2023-11-25