There’s a reason people who spend time outdoors—either by the ocean water or under the canopy of trees—tend to feel a sense of peace, and it may stem from the colors in front of them.
Certain colors have a positive impact on mood and behavior, according to the theory of color psychology first discovered by Isaac Newton. Shades found on the blue side of the color wheel spectrum, such as green, purple and blue, are said to bring overwhelming feelings of calm and relaxation to a room.
And, while uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause anxiety and fear in our lives, we all could use a boost of good energy right now. Here, we share several items consistent with the blue side of the spectrum that will bring good vibes into your home.
The famed symbol of the evil eye is said to protect you from any malice or envy, and also bring good luck to those who behold it. Plus, its blue shade is pleasing to the eye as well. // Evil Eye Doormat, $43; West Elm
Bring purple shades and an amber woods scent into your home with this diffuser set from Anthropologie, said to evoke feelings of peace through scents of white cedar, amber and sandalwood. // Floral Bouquet Diffuser Set, $38; Anthropologie
This keychain-sized dream catcher is a great addition to your set of house or car keys, as it will bring you luck no matter where your travels take you. // Tassel Dream Catcher, $9.25-$14.74; Walmart
The Sill, a company selling indoor plants that are delivered right to your door, has garnered a ton of attention from the media in recent years, as decorating your home with plants remains a popular trend. The company’s Archive Snake Laurentii is one of its most popular products, as the succulent plant actually purifies indoor air by removing toxins from the space. // Archive Snake Laurentii, $39; The Sill
For those new and experienced yogis out there, this meditative iron planter holder would be a great addition to your at-home studio. Plus, it’s as sturdy as it is aesthetically pleasing, ensuring your plants have a safe home to grow. // Lotus Plant Holder, $49; Urban Outfitters
This essential oil diffuser evokes a scent inspired by medieval alchemy and the sea, blending amber musk and woody musk together. Once set up, the fresh aroma will float through a space like the ocean breeze, lasting up to 10 weeks. // Scents Elements Diffuser, $140; Tom Dixon
Adding hints of emerald green to your space will create a relaxed vibe, and also add a pop of color to any white wall. If these specific prints don’t appeal to you, Etsy has plenty of other options to choose from, ranging from nature photography to watercolor paintings. // Abstract Prints, Set of 3, Emerald Green Wall Art Abstract Watercolor Painting, $18.80; Etsy
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