How to combine different colors of wallpaper?
The creation of the interior of any premises, regardless of their size, is directly dependent on the color component. The game with color helps to achieve quite interesting results in the interior. And an important role is played here by a combination of wallpaper in color, texture and other indicators.
Such a technique as a combination in the interior is used by many designers. After all, it is he who helps to give originality to the room, divide it into zones, hide the existing shortcomings and advantageously emphasize advantages. However, with all possible color combinations, the main indicator is a good color combination. Properly selected combination allows you to change the interior visually, to identify individual zones, to complement the interior with decorative moments.
Photo: patchwork combination of wallpaper in the interior of the nursery
Today you do not need to be an expert to know about the existence of warm and cold tones. Selecting the color in the interior, you can play in contrasting colors or look for identical color schemes, trying to stick to harmony. It is even possible to turn a standard or small apartment into a masterpiece with the help of non-traditional combinations in design, selection of furniture and accessories.
The simplest decision to make your home unusual and distinctive will be a combination of different textures and colors in the wall decoration. Experimenting with wallpaper of different colors, you can achieve an unusual balance of sensations, turning the interior into an individual work of art. In order to masterfully learn how to easily combine regular wallpaper and wallpaper, you just need to remember one main rule. No matter what types of wallpaper owners are going to use in the interior, it can be non-woven, vinyl and textile, the main thing is that they not only represent the optical contrast, but also have common features.
Tip: if one type of wallpaper has already been purchased, then you need to go to the store to buy another, only with a sample, you should not rely on your memory.
Photo: a combination of bamboo wallpaper and photo wallpaper in the interior of the living room
Photo: a combination of wallpaper and photo wallpaper in the interior of the bedroom
Types of color matching
Very often, designers try to avoid very sharp drops. Then monophonic selection and its combination comes to the rescue. With this approach, you can choose a well-matched, harmoniously connecting shades, color. For quality selection there is a standard color compatibility table, which helps to identify the most successful color combinations for interior design. When the method of monochromatic selection of gamma chosen within one taken as the basis of color. As its pair, a shade is taken or lighter, or darker than the base tone.
The use of a certain color palette in the interior can be sufficiently limited also by the purpose of the room. Do not forget about the extreme activity or aggressiveness of some colors. Even within the chosen color of a single tone, it is necessary to be careful and more carefully approach the selection of shades, the level of color saturation, as well as the tone distribution patterns. On the other hand, one of the most important moments is peculiar to some saturated colors - they are positively perceived from the point of view of psychological perception. One of the often combined colors can be a bunch of yellow and orange in all their manifestations. The interior in which these colors are used turns out successful from all sides, and the main reason for this is the kinship of shades that perfectly complement each other, this can be seen in the photo. This orange-yellow combination perfectly binds to different styles in the interior.
Photo: color compatibility table - a triangle that is inside the circle, shows with its sharp corners in two colors that are in harmony with each other, on each side
Good color solutions
If the owners dream of a bright and active interior solution for their home, then they should boldly combine the opposite colors. Registration of premises today is characterized by a large variety of creative ideas. With such a solution, the harmonious combination of colors and shades close to each other should not be considered as the only way to diversify the situation. Applying this design option as a game of contrasts, you can get a stunning option.
This method is based on the principle that it is necessary to choose its opposite, a completely independent, at least “strong” color to the basic hue. A sample of such successful contrasts in the interior, according to experts, can be a combination of:
- yellow and blue;
- brown and green;
- lilac and yellow;
- turquoise and chocolate.
Of course, the combination of shades of the same color or two contrasting colors is a classic. But if the owners of the premises are not against experiments, then to create a special charm, you can decide on a bold step and choose the wallpaper not only two, but three, and maybe more colors. The main thing here is not to overdo it with rich colors in the interior, but to focus on the combination of calm and muted tones.
Tip: it is necessary to turn on the imagination so that the home becomes a true example of design art.
A contrasting combination of wallpaper is necessary in order to visually conceal one or another of the room’s shortcomings, to emphasize its not very noticeable advantages, to indicate the necessary accents. There are many variations for this:
- This is the so-called "accent wall". In this method, one of the four walls in the room is decorated with wallpaper in a brighter color scheme, and the rest is presented in a calm color. With such a simple solution, you can select a wall where a soft corner or a couch will be located, thus placing emphasis on a zone intended for a quiet rest. To highlight the area for indoor games for children, you can just arrange the walls adjacent to this place with wallpaper in brighter colors.
Photo: Accent wall can be an excellent zoning element.
- Another solution - the allocation of various projections and niches in the interior. Buildings belonging to buildings of old years, just crammed with all sorts of architectural features. Think before you get rid of these, it would seem unnecessary details. Why not try to highlight these seemingly unnecessary projections and arches? To do this, you just need to make them wallpaper of a different color, making it so that they logically combined with the basic tone of the walls. Here the flight of your imagination is not limited. Decorate a niche wallpaper with oriental script and the charming atmosphere of the east will reign in your room. Beat the same niche with brightly saturated tones, and get the effect of the presence of boudoir, it would seem in a familiar space. Such a game with a color scheme of wallpaper can bring its own special highlights into the interior.
Photo: decorating niches wallpaper
- In addition to highlighting the entire wall with a contrasting color scheme, one can also creatively approach the decoration of wallpaper joints. Try to arrange such places in the form of zigzags or waves. The special effect of this technique can be achieved with the use of vertical zoning.
Photo: original version of decorating wallpaper joints
- Another way to solve the color issue in the interior is the selection of wallpapers with different textures.
Tip: try not to combine relatively cheap and very expensive wallpapers
And the rest - you need to rely on your imagination. The main thing is that thanks to the experiments, comfort and comfort should always remain in the house. To create the perfect interior you do not need to look for clear rules on the combination of color shades. There are simply certain standards by which you can harmoniously create a harmonious combination of colors, and it is thanks to him that you can create an interior for the soul.