How to Decorate a Room That’s Painted in Dark Colors

dark-violet-bedroom-decorating-ideasDon’t you worry if you have a room that is painted in dark colors and gives a look quite gloomy?

All you need to remember is that each and every object matters a lot while it comes to place it in a dark-painted room. Therefore, arranging your stuff in your room requires a meticulous attention towards some tricks to make it look brighter. Things, when managed efficiently, tend to make your room seem spacious and enlightened.


Following tips can be well-considered to make your dark room look really capacious.dark-room

  • Get rid of the clutter. Your room must be tidy and organized. Discard the things which are just good-for-nothing so that you can open up space. Sort out the useless objects and delimit the number of your accessories to save your room from a cluttered feeling. Use foldaway objects to stow them when not needed. It will help you avoid clutter in your room. Things when not required seem a burden to your room and make it look all the more dark so better use foldable things so that you may keep them in closets after using them.
  • Arrange your furniture in such a manner that they don’t hinder the view to windows and doors as this obstruction results in poor ventilation and disallows natural light to brighten up your room. Don’t let your room be plagued by darkness or else you will make your dark-painted room look even darker.
  • Go for larger but multifunctional items of furniture so that you may handle much of your stuff in less space. Similarly, even the backrest of a chair in your room may serve for hanging your towel instead of making you pound nails into walls for the same purpose. The more space you have in your room, the more it tends to look brighter.dark-wood-flooring
  • Avoid using fabrics with busy patterns as they add to congestive look of your room. Color schemes can both set and upset the tone for your room. Try keeping to one color while selecting the wall paints, bed sheets, curtains and carpets or rugs. An awkward combination of different colors in this regard mars the roomy looks of a room. Thus your room looks dreary. However, as regards the accessories, go for the vibrant ones. They will help diverting the attention from dark space and let the viewer focus on the things and not the darkness.
  • Utilize the back of your doors and the wardrobes. Add hooks and hang your stuff there too. Furthermore, you can even make proper use of the space covered by your bed by placing things under your bed as well. This will help you enhance the brighter looks of your room.
  • Do not create a messy look by putting up ample of decoration pieces and wall paintings or photo frames. They can be maximum two or three. Try making your room look lighter in order to let it give an illusion of a bigger and one lighter one.
  • Using over-sized or large framed mirror on the wall help room look less cramped and dark. Mirrors can do wonders as they enhance the appearance of the size of your room and help to clear out the room visually. Moreover, the thicker the glass of the mirror is, the more light it is going to reflect.
  • Make closets and use their shelves, cabinets and shelves for putting your shoes, magazines, paper, clothes etc. Don’t let your random stuff give an impression of utter darkness in your room by exhibiting them here and there. Let the things be out of sight so that your room looks bright.

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