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Classroom Design: Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom

Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom

It doesn't take more then a quick scroll through the teacher isle on Pinterest to realize that teachers LOVE classroom design.  We love a cohesive look where everything looks like it belongs.

Many teachers opt for a classroom theme to get the look that they want, while others are hesitant to commit to an entire theme to use year after year.

If you're not sure you want to go all in on a theme, then perhaps a simple color scheme is more your speed.

In this post I'm going to share some tips for making a color scheme work for your classroom.

Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom


KEEP IT SIMPLE:

Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your ClassroomWhen selecting a color scheme for your classroom, choose only 1-3 colors.  Any more than that and it starts to get confusing.  If working with only one color, choose several different patterns with your decor elements to add variety using the same color.

If you have limited access to a colored printer, consider a classic black & white theme.

Here are my favorite color combinations:
Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom
Check out all of my color scheme collections or mix and match using my "Pick 2" or "Pick 3" bundles.

SIMPLE DECORATING TIPS:

Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your ClassroomChoose an accent color such as black, white or gray on bulletin boards and other displays to make your dominate color really pop!  You can do this by layering an accent colored border under your main color when creating a bulletin board display.  This picture from Schoolgirl Style shows a blue and green color scheme with an accent of black.


Spray paint objects in your classroom to match your color.   If your school will allow it, spray paint large items such as filing cabinets, or a table to make a bold statement with your color(s).
Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom


Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom
Create tissue pom-poms in your color scheme to hang from your ceiling – an instant eye catcher!  It's a lot easier than it looks.  Check out this tutorial to help you get started.

Wrap ribbon in your selected color(s) around pencil holders, baskets, and other objects in your classroom to tie everything together!
Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom

If you're looking for easy design, check out these EDITABLE color scheme collections ready to print and decorate!
Classroom Design:  Tips for Using a Color Scheme in Your Classroom


Tips and Ideas for creating a classroom with a color scheme, perfect for any elementary or middle school classroom.  #classroomdesign #backtoschool #classroom #elementary #middleschool #classroomdecor #teacher





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  1. Bunch paint items in your classroom to competition your color. If your school will let it, sprig dye big items such as splinter dressers, or a bench to make a brave declaration with your colors. Affordable online Essay Help

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