Paint preserves and decorates surfaces and makes them nice looking whereas color is a refreshing element that induces the mood. The Living room of your house is probably one that you spend the most time in. It is also the room the visitors will see most often, so the colour needs to be perfect!
The paint is available in many colors which have different effects on the surfaces of walls.
The color plays dominant role in satisfying love as well as enhances the warmth of the living room. You can go for any of the following color or shades
that meet your individual taste and décor your living room
Paint colors for Living Room
White Color for living room:
It enlarges the height of the living room when painted on ceilings and creates an impressive feeling of wide-open space and cleanliness. It’s neutral and can contrast with any color easily. Mellow whites which are in a light shade of blue, cream, pink, yellow or green are becoming popular in stylish homes today.
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Green Color for living room:
Green Colors gives freshness and coolness of nature and looks refreshing to the eyes. Any shade of green with blue and grey gives pleasant look. Any shade of green has contrast in colors with orange, peach, pink or light brown shades.
Blue Color for living room:
Blue color recalls nature and gives ideal shade for bedroom. It provides a feel of crisp morning air when shades of blue are used with white.
Yellow Color for living room:What about Yellow Magic? It enlightens a room in a cheerful, sunny sort of fashion. Never paint a very large wall continuously with any yellows. This makes the room seem over affectionate.
Brown Color for living room:Brown color becoming more fashionable Color today. Its brown shades blend superbly with wooden furniture and the shades such as light brown can be contrasted with blues and greens excellently.
Pink Color for living room:
It can be absolutely charming in living room. Some pinks can also make whole rooms appear enlightened. The softness of pink shades lends an air of romance to surroundings.
Light Colors for living room:
Colors with a lot of white make an area seem larger and airy. For living rooms it is preferable to have all walls and ceilings of light colors. To enhance the effect of light colors, match the color with the furnishing of the room.
Dark Colors for living room:
Dark colors in living room are solid, heavier and bring surfaces closer i.e. give the impression of less space.
Neutral Colors for living room:
A touch of liveliness can be added by choosing brightly accented furnishings in a living room.
Earthy Colors for living room:
Paint colors like terracotta (soil), deep reds, brown give your room a very ethnic look.
Opt for whites as these can match very well with some darker, rich colors like pink, maroon, or gold for a more elegant bedroom.
Make use of deep colors instead of light that can give the room a warm and cozy feel.
Getting Desired Effect
- Apply a combination of sage green with some light sky blues and lavenders that goes quite well together if you are decorating to have a soothing effect.
- Avoid anything too glowing or bright that will not be calming.
- Apply a combination of white with bright red, yellow, blue and orange accents that will energize the place.
- Use a combination of bright colors like reds and yellows with a bit of orange added in it so that you can wake up easily in the morning.
- Make use of warmer colors like yellow and orange that make a nice color combination or you can tone it a bit by using brown for a variety.
- Apply deep jewel tones to create a romantic mood whereas grey and brown can be fine color combination.