Wednesday February 26 2014 What is the best colour to paint a children’s room? Painting a child’s room is very good because it gives a child an imaginative and creative mind Advertisement By Roland Nasasira Qn. I want to repaint my daughter’s room. Her room is currently white but it is too plain. However, I can’t decide on what colour to use. Someone told me that the colour of paint I choose will affect her mood. Is this true? Her favourite colour is purple and I thought I would use it if I really failed to make a decision. If it is true about the mood thing, how does purple affect the mood?CharlotteAns. Painting a child’s room is very good because it gives a child an imaginative and creative mind which can be exciting to him or her on top of giving that very child a sense of being loved as they will always be looking forward to being in their room. Unlike other primary colours like red, which when painted in a room without mixing it with other colours to pull it down may affect the mood of the child either in a negative or positive way, purple has no effect on the mood of the child, especially for a girl. Painting a child’s room with purple is not a bad idea because it’s a unisex colour, only that it should be painted in light hues in a child’s room to bring out the playfulness within a child. It can either be painted as one single colour or it can be combined with other colours like a soft pink shade, yellow shade, blue or even green, and red if it’s a boy’s room. Purple therefore is a good colour for children’s rooms depending on how it is combined with other colours or the intensity (brightness) with which it is painted. Mariam Ndagire, Sadoline PaintsHave a question for an expert on anything in your home, from decor to plumbing? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org advertisement In the Headlines Museveni offers Shs5m as start-pay for doctors The decision follows back-to-back negotiations between government and the striking medical Cancer institute to resume radiotherapy treatment Dr Jackson Orem said the International Atomic Energy Agency that regulates the use of nuclear National UPDF warn S. Sudan rebels against recruiting Ugandans World Robert Mugabe’s quotes on power, whites and gays World Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, in key dates World Britain offers help for Zimbabwe after Mugabe 'oppression'