If you want to make your house feel more welcoming you should start by changing or improving the design of your living room, because that’s the place where you welcome your guests and make a first impression. In this article, you can find some useful tips on how to use color to give a stylish twist to your living room.
Changing the decor in your living room may sometimes seem like a daunting task and most of the times you have to put a lot of effort into decorating the place because it’s where you receive all of your guests. If you want to make a statement in your living room and paint the walls in vivid colors or pastels or change the decor around your room, you can draw inspiration from our next tips.
Cool shades of blue
When it comes to changing the interior design of your living room, you should know there is a simple way to bring comfort into a space. By painting the walls blue or choosing blue decoration items you can completely change the way your living room looks. A light shade of blue can make the living room seem more spacious and it can bring more light into it as well. The best style that can go with this color choice is the nautical style, as pictured in the image above. Make sure to incorporate as many nautical decorations as you can find, while making sure that the space doesn’t feel crowded. Opt only for statement pieces, such as a boat ship steering wheel or an anchor hanging wall decor.
Warm yellow decor
When choosing yellows for a color pallets, a great tip would be to draw inspiration directly from nature. For instance, the yellow color of the daffodil is very pleasant and comforting and it can be used for inspiration when painting the walls of the living room or opting for some comfortable rugs or curtains. Yellow is the perfect color choice for decorating a rustic living room because it makes the space feel more comfortable, especially if you decide to opt for some blankets or decorative pillows that are in earthy colors or have a nature print.
Hot pink living room
Pink is never too much of a feminine color when it’s used properly and in the right combination. While this is not the most popular color choice of many people, those who are daring enough to experiment with it are very pleased with how things turn out in the end. For your living room, we recommend to opt for a hot pink sofa or a pink coffee table that will become the focal point of your living room. The key is to keep it simple and use it only to highlight a specific item in your room or add some touches of color by using decorative pillows or small rugs. Moreover, you should know that white and pink can never go wrong so don’t be afraid to try this daring design.