Living Room Color Schemes

 

Wall Colors impart a beautiful effect in your every room if choose perfectly. But sometimes the excessive use of bold paint colors on walls makes your living room disturbing and you can get irritated with the bold paint color. So it is better to choose paint colors by knowing their effects on your living environment and body.When you are going to choose paint color, then always consider the amount of sunlight entering into your living room. The paint colors also depend on the style of your room.

Living Room

 

Living Room

Neutral paint colors for living room are always calm and elegant, so a palette of white, cream, taupe, grey and brown is a classic option for a living room that has to please everyone. Select any of paint color themes such as monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triad, split-complementary, warm, cool or neutral colors. You can apply paint colors that will highlight your living room color design. Go through the article to know the latest paint color trends for walls to update your living room.

Apply Color Magic to Your Living Room

Living Room- Green Color Paint

Green color imparts a fresh feel to your living room. You can make your living room relaxing by using green paint colors. It is better to use light hues of green color so that you feel comfortable in your living room. If you use a little amount of white or yellow color with green color paint, then it will give a dashing look to your living room. If you are a true lover of natural beauty, then you can add some fresh plants or flowers to accentuate your living room. Add wood furniture pieces to enhance the look of your living room interior.

Green color paint in living room

(Green Color Scheme for Living Room)


Living Room- Yellow Color Paint 

Yellow color offers a welcoming look to the living room. When you apply yellow color paint in the living room, then it will give a haunting look to the interior theme. You can also apply yellow paint color in poorly lit foyers or dark hallways. You can try a medley of yellow and violet color which will give a superb contrast, but use one color as a dominating color and the other as an accent.

Yellow color paint in living room

(Yellow Color Scheme for Living Room)

Yellow color paint in living room-1

(Yellow Color Scheme for Living Room)

Living Room- Blue Color Paint

For a cool and refreshing look, you can choose blue color paint. If you apply blue, red and yellow triadic color paint, then it will create a wonderful atmosphere in your living room. For a different feeling, you can use a tint of blue color paint with white color.

Blue Color Paint in Living Room

(Blue Color Scheme for Living Room)

Living Room- Brown Color Paint

Brown color paint gives a classy look to your living room. Mostly furniture such as wood furniture etc. comes in deep brown color. You can match this scheme with a dark green wall paper for a different look. The hues of brown and green paint get match with the natural wood accents. The contrast color paint looks pleasing to eyes.

Brown Color Paint in Living Room

(Brown Color paint for Living Room)

Living Room- Red Color Paint

If you want to add luxurious feeling to your living room, the red color paint works better. Red color paint gives you energy to do work throughout the day. But use red color paint either on one or two walls of your living room. If you use too much red color in your room, then you will definitely get feel restless after sometime. A combination of red and green color paint or green and black color paint looks fantastic but use one color as a dominating color and the other as an accent.

Red Color Paint in Living Room

(Red Color Scheme for Living Room)

Living Room- Neutral Color Paint

Neutral color paint is extensively used in the various living room designs. You can better display your artwork, wall paintings and any type of wall décor on neutral color scheme in an effective way. You can mix any color paint with the neutral color scheme to offer your living room a sophisticated look.

Neutral Color Scheme for Living Room

(Neutral Color Scheme for Living Room)

Living Room- Grey Color Paint

For a modern and sober look, you can use grey color paint. Grey color is dull as well as cold. But for a different look, you can combine two or more colors paint from your living room scheme. Being a neutral color, you can combine grey color paint with almost any colors. You can try greyish yellow or red color paint to perk up the look of your living room interior. If you opt for simple furniture and accessories, then the modest grey color paint offers a graceful and sophisticated look to the living room.

Grey Color Paint in Living Room

(Grey Color Scheme for Living Room)

Living Room- Orange Color Paint

Orange color gives a warm feeling to your living room. But it is more friendly and welcoming color as compared to the red color. Orange color paint will absolutely add interest and zest to your living room design.

Orange Color Paint in Living Room

(Orange Living Room Color Scheme)

Add More Color on walls with Amazing Ideas

  • You can paint one wall of your living room with a bold color and make this wall the focal point of the room. If you choose any contrast color for the rest walls of the room, then it will give a tempting look to your living room.
  • Avoid monotonous atmosphere of the living room by adding a few notes of energetic colors such as green or cobalt blue if you are using white color for decorating whole room.
  • Use energetic colors for furniture if you want to paint your living room with single soft tone such as off white.
  • Paint one wall with indigo, dragonfly green or scarlet color paint and use the same shade on a few accessories like flower pots or cushions to create a sense of continuity.
  • Never apply dark colors of paint for small rooms as they make the rooms look smaller. 
  • Use soft color to make the space look larger.
  • You can create a serene and tranquil atmosphere by applying soft tones of blue with white, beige and ochre shades.
  • For a new look, you can add fresh flowers and plants to your living room.
  • Paint your ceiling with white color paint to maximize the sense of light and space.
  • Special lighting effects can change the entire atmosphere of your living room.
  • You can choose a table lamp with stained glass lampshade for providing an astonishing look.
  • To complement your living room style, you can place a large mirror with golden or silver metallic frame and try to match it with the rest color scheme.
  • If you are using your living room for multiple uses, then keep the overall effect neutral and add luxurious accessories when you want to make more of a splash.

 
 
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Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 7/9/2014 5:50:56 PM
its good. but i need which color is suitable to paint for 4side exterior wall,and outside bulding wall please can u send it.
 
shashank
By shashank -  On  8/8/2013 11:21:51 PM
very useful.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 5/1/2013 2:37:38 AM
my new home planning
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 4/15/2013 5:01:42 PM
This article definitely gives some idea about colour combinations.
Thanks.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 1/15/2013 1:37:17 PM
its good. but i need which color is suitable to paint for 4side exterior wall please can u send it.

thanks
DIVYA K.R.
 
Akki Salunkhe
By Akki Salunkhe -  On  12/30/2012 1:01:09 PM
nice
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 11/15/2012 11:55:13 AM
Really i like it and thanks for your useful massages.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 10/19/2012 3:25:28 PM
I have one wall in my living area painted orange.The rest of the walls r vanilla cream colour.I have a fancy to decorate my living in indian theme which already has a gold color southindian lamps and othe rsmall items in brass and gold.I also have a teakwood furniture.I have plan to buy a matfinish antiq brown colour chandilear.Should i got for this kind of chandilar or should i go for crystal ones?/please help me.
 
akhil
By akhil -  On  8/3/2012 10:17:53 PM
can u plz tell me a good colour combination for an office
 
jayakrishnan
By jayakrishnan -  On  5/26/2012 9:15:59 PM
i have a bath room of size 275cms length and 161cms breadth.could you please suggest a colour scheme
 
gaju
By gaju -  On  5/19/2012 8:51:35 PM
yes, obviously i happy to visit this site every day THANQ
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 5/14/2012 12:10:25 PM
your design so much better. Kindly send me a best design to me for three rooms and Tv laung and kitchen .
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 4/29/2012 4:05:41 PM
Design and color combination is very attractive.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 4/8/2012 2:09:07 PM
really great...........
 
anjly
By anjly -  On  2/2/2012 2:26:27 PM
this article helps and gives a clearer picture as to what one can use for color combination in a living room.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 1/9/2012 6:41:12 PM
nice..finally got an idea on the color of my living room..big thanks!
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 12/6/2011 1:30:35 PM
kindly help me i have painted my living room in pink color which color drapes suit well
 
Pekmar Karlo
By Pekmar Karlo -  On  11/17/2011 5:04:09 PM
Very Helpful!
 
naveen
By naveen -  On  9/5/2011 8:24:49 PM
very nice
 
alam
By alam -  On  8/23/2011 5:31:16 PM
I need some good ideas about simple ceiling designs(tray type)for the drawing and living room of my apartment. Also I need ideas for LCD TV stands with place for music system and a few books to be placed in my drawing room and cup board designs for my bed rooms.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 8/4/2011 1:58:26 AM
very nice articles/website.would u mind to suggest with me if cream color my wall what would be the color living room furnitures.thanks
 
JACOB
By JACOB -  On  7/10/2011 2:26:59 PM
I am going through this article. I hope it is going to be useful for me. i need to get the paints soon for my inner courtyard 4 bedroom one storey house.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 6/19/2011 9:32:26 AM
that is very helpfull for me
 
sudheer
By sudheer -  On  5/30/2011 2:41:38 AM
it is really very interesting article. thank u so much.iam looking for a family living,dining cum a small courtyard design.thank u
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 5/2/2011 12:52:21 PM
the article was great.
 
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Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 4/4/2011 11:15:04 PM
The color schemes really help me to make a choice of color to use in my living room...thanks.
 
ANDZIE-MENSAH
By ANDZIE-MENSAH -  On  3/18/2011 9:16:40 PM
i love it belive it giving me more attention to my choice of colors. i've always had difficulties in choosing the right colors for living rooms.i like them
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 3/8/2011 5:07:47 PM
its so helpfull.it give me so many idias for my styds.thank you so much.
 
Gunjan Utraja
By Gunjan Utraja -  On  11/11/2010 4:05:45 PM
Pop gives smooth finishing to the walls and you would get good finishing in paint
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 11/9/2010 12:06:20 PM
great article. wanted to know whether you need to apply POP to first make the walls even before applying texture paint
 
K. Ramakrishnan
By K. Ramakrishnan -  On  11/3/2010 4:57:47 PM
Yellow color scheme shows the expertise of space utilization. Good.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 11/1/2010 10:09:53 PM
So nice...i think it will help me in my dream home..thnx ..
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 10/26/2010 11:39:29 AM
IT WAS VERY HELPFUL
 
Mukesh
By Mukesh -  On  10/14/2010 6:31:33 AM
what about the warm and cool color combination on one room??????????????
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 10/12/2010 9:19:23 AM
good but not best it must be in such way that the color may change the thinking of people but nothing special
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 7/31/2010 2:08:33 PM
nice colour combinations
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 6/15/2010 4:24:17 PM
Beautiful and marvelous decorating ideas. Keep it up.
 
Sayeed
By Sayeed -  On  4/18/2010 8:41:13 AM
Yes i like it because it is very good article.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 2/20/2010 10:59:21 AM
very nice and verygood information for interior degioners
 
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