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 color, and yellow is supposed to make us feel happier. Our preferences of those colors can show a great deal about our own personalities, especially when we use them to adorn the walls of our personal sanctuary: our bedrooms. What color you paint your bedroom may show a great deal about who you are, and so can the colour, saturation, and brightness of every hue. |} What exactly does your bedroom colour reveal about you?
We have enlisted Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute and author of publication Colors for Your Every Mood, to break things down for us, color by color.|}
hot and so are the men and women who prefer it," says Eiseman. |} They adore innovation and originality.
Shades of the purple household are usually preferred by people that have an extremely creative streak, and Lilac lovers aspire for uniqueness but lean to the sentimental, softer aspect of purple.
"Blue lovers are entirely devoted to the colour. If deeper blues are the favorites, you prefer the shades that feel as the descending twilight hours--quiet, calm and thoughtful."
"Lighter blues are always associated with the skies and warm water --clean, clear, open and expansive would describe how that you like to feel on your surroundings." |}
"Teal blues possess a tad more sophistication due to their depth. The man or woman who prefers this colour enjoys the elegance [it], since it reveals personality elements that combine both blue and green traits."
"Red demands attention, and so does the lover of red. It's dynamic, impossible to ignore, spontaneous and extroverted--attributes which could very well describe the person who is drawn to the extreme and enthusiastic shade."
"Even though pink is descended in the'mother shade' of red, it is not as ardent and demanding attention and more inclined to romance and tenderness--that the perfect description of a pink lover's proclivities."
"Green people love nature's most ubiquitous and versatile colour. It's the best equalizer between warm and cool tones, and at the presence of green, they locate the equilibrium they always strive for."
"The man or woman who prefers grey seeks security and protection by choosing this most impartial of colors. Gray doesn't demand or always need the promise of excitement, but does commend contentmentand equilibrium ."
"Orange lovers play and work hard, are adventuresome and excited . In spite of the inherent energy in orange, the men and women who adore this amiable colour are more pleasing than aggressive."
"The lightest variation of brown, beige is imbued with a particular sense of material and equilibrium .
Beige lovers appreciate the subtlety of the colour, enjoying the soft warmth. . .it imparts."