There are many colors and themes for interior painting, which you can use to decorate boys' rooms. However, make sure you stick to colors which look sober and not even slightly girly. Also, avoid going for baby soft colors and it is a good idea to always mix two or three colors together when considering a room color scheme.
How to Choose Color for Boys' Rooms?
Choosing the right colors, theme and accessories for interior decorating of a boy's room can be a tough job. Here, are some guidelines to guide you in the right direction. If you are expecting a baby boy, you can paint the room in bright and creamy shades.
However, children grow fast and your son might not like the room colors after a certain time. He will have his own preference of colors and wall paintings.
So, it is safe to stick to colors like brown and yellow, and interior themes like race cars while painting the room for a baby boy.
If you already have a son and are going for a makeover or painting a new room for your boy, it is important to keep in mind the interests of your boy, for example, his favorite sport can be used to paint the room in a sporty theme. If your child likes cartoons, decorate the room walls with various cartoon characters.
If your son is old enough, discuss some theme ideas with him and choose the one he likes the most. After painting the room, it's imperative to use a good finish. Usually flat finishes are used for bedrooms, however they are not durable.
Boys' Room Colors
There are many color options for painting boys' rooms. Here, are some options for room colors and moods they produce.
Blue is undoubtedly a boys' color, whether it comes to clothing or room color. Blue, is a cool and calming color, which matches any type of furniture or accessories.
One interesting way to use gray when decorating a boy's room is to paint all the walls gray and then make a collage on one wall using three colors like bright blue, green, and red.
Yellow is one of the bright and cheerful room colors for guys. This color is very suitable for small rooms, as it will open up the space.
Cream is a neutral color and can be used to paint walls of a girl's or a guy's room. However, the best part about cream color is that it complements nicely with any other darker color.
You can paint cream walls and then have some items in dark color to complement the cream-colored walls.
Decorating Ideas for Boys' Rooms
There are many room color ideas for boys. Here are some tips for painting a room in attractive theme
Pirates of the Caribbean Theme
You can select a 'Pirates of the Caribbean' theme. Paint one wall of the room in an oceanic manner and add images like ships and characters like Captain Jack Sparrow, etc. You can also use a bed, which is shaped like a little boat.
Race Cars Theme
'Race cars' theme is an all-time favorite with most boys. Paint the wall with race tracks and moving cars with speed-lines behind them. You can also select a Ferrari car shaped bed, and place some toy models of cars on the table and shelves.
After you are done painting the room, make sure you select appropriate furniture. With time your son's stuff will increase and the extra space will be great for storage and maintaining a clutter-free room.