A living room is our retreat where we relax at the end of the day. Colors have a strong impact on our psychology so having the right living room paint color for the walls is a must. Also, the color has to blend in well with the rest of the decor so that it looks neither too plain nor too garish. There are many reasons why people choose different colors. Some like a splash of nature indoors too so they have green walls. Some like red and pink shades to brighten up the living room. And others may prefer a more subdued look with off white or gray.
Home decor and wall colors are a personal choice. Each person selects a different theme that would suit their personality and preference. The wall paint of a living room has to be pleasant and needs to blend in with the furniture and decorative pieces that are placed around the room. There is no hard and fast rule for colors but more of a gut feeling. The most popular colors are gray, white, and pastel shades of pink, green and yellow. These colors enhance the feeling of light and brightness and also make a room look more spacious.
This is an awesome living room in size as well as decor. The light gray-blue shade of the walls allows the tasteful furniture to look classy and stylish. The color also allows the sunlight to focus on the lovely pink coffee table and decorative pieces that grace the room.
The length of this living room has been accentuated by the superb shade of light brown of the walls. The bright wooden flooring and the red curtains complete the picture of welcoming ambience.
Long and Cozy
Just Right for a Family
Some living rooms are just right for a family of more than three or four people. This living room has a welcoming look with its spacious seating arrangement. At the same time the wall at the far end has a stylish pattern that adds a touch of new-wave to the customary decor.
The living room in this picture has a no-expense-spared look. The wooden flooring is pricey and so is the furniture. But the wall coloring steals the show. The stark white of the ceiling is balanced with one of the most unusual shades of lavender making it a class act.
This is a charming living room. The semi circular space has walls painted in an unusual shade of pearly pinkish brown shade. The color looks superb along with off white sofa and the stylish antique decorative pieces dotting the space.
White patterned walls on the window side of this living are not exactly a new idea for wall coloring. But what sets this room apart is the use of book cases that form a wall idea. The pinkish white and wood finish cabinets serve as walls on one side making it more homely and welcoming.
This looks like a cozy living room fit for royalty. The theme is simplistic with beige sofas and glass-topped table. The candles add a touch of class. But the wallpaper takes first prize with its autumn leaves effect. This is a picture of perfection.
A cozy off white corner chair like this one deserves a splash of color. The red shade of these living room walls with the white ceiling combine to make the room alive and vibrant. The matching fireplace completes the effect of ambience and class.
Comfort is the Key
This living room looks really lived-in! The superb collection of decorative pieces has been kept neatly in wooden cabinets for an attempt at neatness. But the muted off white color of the walls and ceiling is what gives the room a spacious look and a touch of class.
For those who love nature having it indoors too would be a real boon. This living room with its green walls in a subdued shade looks lovely with the potted plants and white and pink sofas. This could be a nature loverâ€™s dream living room.
This picture shows how living room can be a roomy yet welcoming section. The combination of off-white and gray of the walls has completed the low seating arrangement to change a house into a lovely home. The frames on the wall add to the subtle ambience.
This living room seems to match the bunch of flowers in the vase. An intelligent use of green, red, yellow and white of the walls and ceiling has made the room look more spacious and friendly. But what steals the show is the stonework like wall at the far end with a wood-paneled fireplace.
The living room in this picture has an unusual pinkish off-white shade glowing in the filtered streaming in through the shaded window. The furniture in wood, beige and brown colors makes the along with the classy walls makes the room more spacious and welcoming.
Fantasy Living Room
Patterned and Stylish
The living room in this picture is a class apart. The white walls with light gray freehand design on it are the perfect setting for the book-lined wooden cabinets. The gray settees and chairs and the wooden flooring make the decor worth copying.
Green color, whether of plants or walls, has a cooling effect on anyone who sees it. This living room would be perfect for a nature lover who likes to have a lot of green and greenery indoors as well. The framed scene and the potted plant add to the overall nature theme.
This living room is an extension of sea blue and white sands that are just outside the balcony. The white walls and door go well with the blue wall pictures and curtains giving the room a bright and cheerful appearance.
Match the Surroundings
Style and Glory
This lovely pinkish shade of the curved walls looks fantastic and is worth imitating. But the furniture seems to be more suitable for a classy living-cum-dining area with multiple tables and chairs, rather than just the living room area. It has a touch of class with its antique type furniture nevertheless.
Style and Glory
A Fantastic Blend
This is a super blend of colors. The gray shade of one wall and the stonework look of the other wall make this living room look old world and classy. Then the sudden splash of red upholstery of the two chairs combine with the black soft and single brown chair to make a curious yet cozy seating arrangement.
When you are fussy and like to have a neat and tidy living room, this would be the best idea. The grayish white walls counter balances the darkness of the wooden panel, cushions and chairs. The white sofa adds a sense of ambience to the existing spaciousness.
When there is a lot of space to play around with one can experiment with living room decor. The unusual shade of brown of these living room walls looks brilliant with the bright wooden flooring. The subdued off white sofas and black cabinet match the beauty of the walls to create a class act.
A Lot of Everything
When you have a surfeit of old decorative pieces, the best way to display them is to place them in all the free spaces just like this living room. The off white of the walls and the dark blue ceiling are a great combination for the stained glass panels.
If you are looking for a very modern space age look this living room would be the best idea. The light gray walls and white ceiling combine to form a fitting background for the black, white and wooden finish of the rest of the furniture.
This is understated decor for a living room. If that is your choice, then the whitish brown walls look great with the wooden furniture and white cushions. The dark wood frames make the superb color of the walls stand out with greater clarity.
This living room wall has a superb jazzy look. The teal colored walls with their white bands running in different directions make it a living room fit for an artist or hip hop crowd. The blaze of red cushion on the sofa enhances the overall effect of being different from others.
When you are looking for a neat and tidy look with everything kept in its place and no ornate decorative pieces lying around, this is the best living for you. The pitch black walls balance the stark whiteness of the cabinets and false ceiling, making the room look quite classy.
This living room has furniture in subdued colors and wooden flooring that makes it very classy. So the dull off-white color of the walls adds a further touch of class. A very bright color for the walls would have made it look garish and the rich quality of the wood would have been lost. Now, itâ€™s just perfect.
What is the best stress buster you can think of? Your own little cozy corner in your own home would be the best, isnâ€™t it? This living room with its soft sofa, comfy cushions and the gentle sunlight streaming in through the window is a haven. The grey wall with their symmetrically arranged picture frames adds a personal touch.
This living room wall is truly different and classy. The subdued yellow color of the wall at the top and the wooden finish at the bottom half makes it a masterpiece. The rest of the decor with wooden and white finish blends in to complement the beauty of the wall.
White color gives one a feeling of warmth and cleanliness, a sense of order and neatness. This living room with its white walls, white furniture and white doors is wonderfully clean and spruce. The sunlight filtering in through the thin curtains shows off the smooth texture of the walls to perfection.
Mouseover to see this author's bio. Nisha is the head blogger for Slodive.com. She loves tattoos and inspirational quotes. Check her out on google plus https://plus.google.com/u/0/116437517919411097994.Nisha Patel's Archive