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How Decorating With Red Accentuates The Home

By Phil Caxton

When it comes to decorating your home everyone has a particular taste and included in that is the color that is chosen for dressing up the living space. From the many colors one very tasteful and innovative color is red. Decorating with red is very challenging and therefore you need to be very careful when you choose it.

Why do people choose red for decorating?

Red by itself is a very bright and a beautiful color. The reason why people love to bring it into their home decor is because it brings out prominent features of the home and also helps to highlight the strong points of the room. However because it is a very bold color it stands out and therefore when using red for decoration you need to make sure that you know exactly where and how you plan to include it.

One way of including red in your decor is by adding a red couch in the room. This could be too loud if not handled well and at the same time it can be just the right thing to pep up the room. Since the couch is the first thing that people notice when they enter your house it will make it more prominent if it is in red.

When is red a bad choice?

One very odd choice would be to paint your house red. This would make it too loud and bright and to some extent will hurt the eyes of the people who enter your house. Moreover painting in this color will make the room look small and congested and therefore it is a definite ‘no’ for a small room. People would feel very uncomfortable and disturbed because too much of a bright color can never put a person at ease. Too much of red can be harmful to the decor of your house and also affect the feel of the place negatively.

We can conclude that decorating with red can be a great idea if handled well. This is because it is a bright color and these colors are helpful to accentuate the plus points of the house. It blends well with the rest of the decor and does not in any way interfere or disturb the feel of the room. It helps to give the room the special and different look that people look for, instead of the same and common style of decorating that is seen in most of the homes.

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Caxton, Phil "How Decorating With Red Accentuates The Home." How Decorating With Red Accentuates The Home. 11 Jul. 2010. 3 Mar 2016 <>.

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