The living room is the heart of your home and often sets the tone for the rest of your house. Therefore, you need to create an ambience that will set the mood across your home. One of the easiest ways of doing so is by changing wall colours to something stylish and trendy, and selecting home wares and furniture to match. Here are a few suggestions to help you pull this off.
The theme has been inspired by the colours of the sea and the coastline. Aspects like the warm beach, sand and sea glass greens can be used to create a style that fuses modern and casual elements. Moreover, it implements the use of tarnished metals along with waxed woods and cotton knits.
A cool aqua blue colour can be used as the main wall colour in your living room. Window alcoves can be accented by sky blues, and ceilings with peach pinks. Warm white colours can adorn the living room beautifully. This creates an inviting ambience that is relaxing and breezy at the same time. Deeper blue and green colours can accent the pillows and artwork to enhance the room’s overall tone.
For an updated industrial look, use reclaimed metals and contemporary furnishings. It is a revival of home crafts and back to basics ingenuity. The colours are weathered and earthbound portraying deep spice tones. This can result in a palette that is both flexible and functional.
Burned orange with dark olive can provide a modern-eclectic to your living room. This approach is accomplished using natural woods and metals. A dusty taupe is the primary wall colour with accenting vases and decorative objects.
The interest in historic designs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries have always captivated us – the noir atmosphere of films from the 1930s and 1940s, and the opulence of classic films such as the Great Gatsby. The theme is an opulent rendering with luscious jewel tones of ruby, topaz and sapphire. Your living room can be made to present a fitting stage for romance and drama.
A luxurious burgundy can be used to adorn the upper walls. In addition, a creamy white colour can frame the trim on the ceilings, fireplace and windows. Reflecting surfaces and glittering wall sconces add touches of romance to the décor.
The trend is a favourite for science lovers since its themes range from celestial events to geological wonders. The design can prove to be a relaxed approach to the usually traditional décor that you may be accustomed to. The living room is lightened up with a bright yellow on the walls. Accent pieces in earth tones can be used to create an atmosphere of relaxation and calm. To prevent the room from looking too dark, arboretum green can be used for trimmings, while amaryllis red accents the room.