TOP 20 Tips, Interior Paint Colors,  2021-2022, two colour combination for living room, wall colour combination, wall paint design ideas

Choosing Interior Paint Colors:
TOP TIPS in 2021-2022 with Ginger Curtis

She is a president and owner of Urbanology Designs and the author of the book “Beauty by Design”

Ginger has received several best-of awards for design and customer service and featured in over 50 publications. Ginger and her team have received 1st place Designer of the Year from The Interior Design Society for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, the 2021 nominee for HGTV’s Designer of The Year.

Featured on

Where to start in choosing the colors?

Think about the foundational elements. Look at your floors, your walls, and ceilings. Get your foundations right, then other things that you incorporate into the scene are going to shine.

Your walls shouldn't be white. They can be in lots of colors. However, that foundational point of reference is powerful. If it's competing, then it's going to pose some challenges.

Are there tips on using the color of the floor as a starter?

Firstly, look at the undertones of the floor.

Remember that yellow, red, orange colors are trickier because they feel prominent and less neutral. Put a white oak table that's light, so the undertones of these woods can be competing.

Also, white oak, grey, or brown, super dark, or light floors are neutral. That serves as an excellent foundation for the room.

How to understand what color I want on the wall?

  • Try to ask yourself what mood you want to evoke, what moves your heart.
  • Be authentic to the genuine desire of your heart. There's all this competing noise via Pinterest and Instagram and all the great things that are eye candy but silence it and find your true desires.
  • Your environment is intentional. You create it, so ask yourself first, and then work it out with trends.

How to choose a color paint that will suit everybody in the family?

The best design is a mix of multiple design styles and aesthetics and textures and colors. It's a mix of traditional, eclectic, modern, relaxed, classic, Scandinavian, minimalist. Value the opinions of others. There's always a fun way to incorporate conflict.

Don't match, but complement and contrast. Reframe that perspective, stop conflicting and think complementing and contrasting. Incorporate and infuse the ideas of two very different personalities into the home. Be open to learning and exposing yourselves to something that's outside of your box or comfort zone. Try to find your best wall colour combination.

Be comfortable in your home. The intentionality you put behind pieces you curate is authentic to who you are and how your family will use it. Your staff should be comfortable. Depending on the vibe you’re trying to create, the colors can be restful and peaceful to our eyes or moody and eclectic.

How To Decorate Your Walls ideas in 2021-2022?

  • Try wooden wall art. The adhesive murals have a luxurious matte finish and come in a variety of styles. Try geometric wood wall art to add some structure or animal wall decor to create a sophisticated design. Wood wall decor is perfect if you're renting and don't want to damage the walls. And don't forget to add a cozy atmosphere to your master bedroom wood signs for bedroom.
  • Hang up mirrors. Mirrors reflect light, helping a small space to feel bigger and brighter.
  • Hang an oversized wall calendar. Try bright and bold calendars with sans serif fonts to create a modern look and add a pop of color.
  • Personalized map of your travels.Add a large word map to your room's decor. You can order a personalized map of a city, state, country, or the world in just about any color palette.

How to use colors in advantage to enhance your space?

Light walls expand the room visually. So the room looks spacious and airy.

To create coziness and warmth, use dark colors closer to the bottom and light colors closer to the top.

The dark color above, for example, the ceiling, closes space. So it creates the feeling of aloofness and isolation.

I got two different colors in the room. How to balance them?

The colors opposite the color wheel are often complimentary. It's a great tool, especially if you want some high-contrast moments with color.

Do the lower half of a wall a darker color. Keep the darker color lower, not higher. Then do two shades lighter than that for the remaining above color. That's monochromatic, tone on tone, but it gives a level of interest you need.

Paints are easy DIY projects. Start your experiment with the end of the hallway, as nothing happens there. Try cool paint color and put a tiny little console or a piece of artwork, a potted plant, and create a lovely design in the place that everyone forgets about.

Consider the surroundings and use the color wheel or your paint chips to see complementary colors that you could mix very well unintentionally.

What about textures? How do they play a part in designing the interior?

The texture is the surface or the texture of an actual object. It is easy to use in favor of a beautiful design.

If you use the same material in the interior, the room starts to fall a little flat, and you miss some tremendous opportunities. Use different structures for a more exciting interior of the room.

What is the TOP tip on choosing color paint?

Remember, silence the noise, don't feel tempted to jump on the trend. If you constantly feel like you need to keep up with trends, you'll never fully be satisfied.

Slow down and permit yourself to lean into what you love and silence the noise of trends. Create a foundation for yourself that adds much value.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published