How to Create a Cheerful Room

A cheerful room is one that makes you feel energetic, happy, and uplifted. Here is how to make a room feel cheerier and inviting.

Steps

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    Use colors that are associated with cheerfulness. Bright, sunny colors are suitable. The best colors are:
    • Orange
    • Yellow
    • Gold
    • Apricot/peach
    • Rose
    • Blush
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    Use a room that has a lot of natural light coming in. Large, open windows are ideal. Enable the light to spill through these windows at all times during the day.
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    Use natural daylight globes for darker days and night times. The glow from these globes is a lot more pleasant than normal globes.
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    Use light window dressings. Avoid anything too heavy by way of drapes or blinds. Use sheer fabrics and light colored blinds. Or, consider not having window dressings at all.
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    Make use of mirrors to bring reflection and brightness to the room. Mirrors reflect you, the light, the colors and make a room feel cheerier.
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    Use light colored furniture. Lighter woods and furnishings will make the room feel brighter and happier. Avoid dark furniture because it can tend to sap up energy and make the room feel darker as a whole.
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    Add paintings, drawings, etc. that have cheerful themes. For example, Tuscan meadows, yellow flowers such as daffodils or buttercups, animals such as ducks or lambs, etc.

Things You'll Need

  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Paintings or photos
  • Lamps
  • Daylight globes
  • Mirrors
  • Light colored furniture
  • Window dressings (optional)

Article Info

Categories: Creating Life Balance