A new living room painting and it is a new decoration which is born in the living room. Duo of brick red and taupe paint in a cocooning living room, turquoise blue for a design decoration, powder pink paint and linen on the walls of the small living room … a whole palette of painting is essential in a living room. Find out which one will be yours!
Written on 17/01/2016
Before repainting your living room , two questions arise! What color should you choose for your living room paint and how to distribute it according to its surface and the style of living room decor you want to set up?
In a small living room, choose soft and bright colors of powder pink, linen or pearl gray , they will bring brightness and relief to a mini space.
If you feel like giving a good splash to the decor of the living room, prefer a living room paint intense turquoise or red. These very contemporary bright shades bring a design atmosphere to the decor of the living room whatever the surface of the room.
On the contrary, to give a cocooning look to the living room, favor warm and deep colors such as an ocher-earth paint or an orange-brown on a wall or in shades of color.
Whatever the style of decoration sought, also think about the balance and harmony of colors before attacking the painting of the living room.
Generally in decoration, we prefer a paint color of strong tone on a single wall married with nuances of white, gray neutral paint on the other walls. But if you want an ultra colorful living room, nothing prevents you from breaking these rules!
You see, there is no shortage of decorative inspirations to paint the living room! Find inspiration in these examples of painting now and add color to your living room.
Taupe and brick red paint for a cozy living room
Shades of warm and cozy tones in this living room painted with two matching shades. An intense taupe color and a very decorative brick red. Deep tones perfect for warming up this designer lounge and creating a chic cocooning atmosphere in the room. In the background, a brick red painting gives all its importance to the mantel painted in taupe. In turn, the leather sofas and the set of white walls contrast and light up this palette of dark colors.
Painting “Orangé Carnelian”, “Mocha” and “Pearl” Zolpan
A contemporary living room with a turquoise painting
Beautiful, colorful atmosphere in the living room with walls painted in a beautiful turquoise blue color! A daring but welcome tone to enhance the atypical decor of this cozy living room. Taken from the woodwork of the large windows to maintain a balance, this turquoise paint harmonizes elegantly with the curtains and the white ceiling of the living room. The two bookshelves and window doors painted black punctuate the whole.
Wall painting “Reef Waters”, Ceiling painting “Blanc de Blanc” Tollens
So cocooning the living room with a mustard painting
© Farrow & Ball
The mustard color adds its grain salt in this cocooning lounge. A paint of warm and soft color excellent to create a cozy and modern living room at the same time. Here married with the woodwork and window frames, the mustard paint gives a very British old school note to the living room. The black paint added to the fireplace mantel and to repaint the bookcase furniture reinforce the feeling of soft comfort.
Painting “India Yellow”, woodwork “Old White” and furniture “Off black” Farrow & Ball