Yes, you can go bold in this space. Get inspired by these ideas to give your family’s go-to spot a fresh new look to interior color schemes.
Sky Blue as neutral colors choise.
In a North Carolina house designed by Lindsey Coral Harper, the celestial airiness of walls lacquered in Benjamin Moore’s Antiguan Sky is grounded by a pair of Addison corner chairs from O. Henry House upholstered in Neptune-blue velvet — and covered in a Kravet fabric.
Soft pink decorating ideas and wall color.
In a San Francisco house designed by Stephen Shubel, this living room’s walls are painted Benjamin Moore’s Bridal Pink, a soft color balanced by the deep browns and the earth textures in the room.
Brown family room.
In a Connecticut house designed by Philip Gorrivan, living room walls painted in Farrow Ball’s Tanner’s Brown — with trim in Benjamin Moore’s White Dove — set off an eclectic art collection and a classic Bridgewater sofa, covered in Josef Frank’s Windows.
Bright Orange and paint color ideas for living room walls.
When designer Justine Cushing moved in her New York apartment in 1970, she had the living room walls painted a custom orange — a color she has never considered changing. It’s a dynamic backdrop for artworks by her grandfather, Howard Gardiner Cushing, and a red lacquer chinoiserie desk that is a family heirloom.
Mint and wall art.
To bring a feeling of nature into a New York living room, designer Fawn Galli used a custom minty green: “I don’t think a color should be too saturated or strong on a wall.”
Deep lacquered blue for create focal point.
In a Manhattan apartment designed for a couple in the fashion world, Miles Redd lacquered walls in Farrow & Ball’s Hague Blue, “a great way to do a moody color because of the way it reflects light. It doesn’t look dark so much as rich.”
Bright Green living room paint.
In this oceanfront Palm Beach house, designer Allison Paladino glazed the living room walls bright green to capture the light and painted the woodwork white to calm it down. “The bright green in the sunroom is gutsy, but the room is actually quite relaxing because I restricted the palette to green and white to create calm,” she says. “If I’d added another color the room would be jarring.”
Light Blue and living room paint color ideas.
The walls are painted a subtle shade of blue, Benjamin Moore’s Lookout Point, in a New York living room designed by Christopher Maya.
Ebony color scheme for small space.
A new house on Alabama’s Lake Martin takes on the look of an old cabin with soft, washed-out colors and ebony-stained wood walls. Designer Susan Ferrier chose a chandelier by Phillips Metal Works to make a lofty living room feel more intimate.
Light Orange Color Ideas for Living Room.
To warm up the new Sheetrock interior in a Palm Beach house, the expansive living room is glazed a “juicy cantaloupe color that makes everyone smile,” designer Ashley Sharpe says. Even the coffered ceiling subtly picks up the tropical punch.
Split pea as living room color ideas.
Designer Sam Allen transformed the main room in his Connecticut apartment by painting it in Benjamin Moore’s Split Pea. “I love green and purple together,” he says. “It’s very Palm Beach.”
Purple modern living room.
To open up floor space in his New York City living room, designer David Kaihoi built a corner banquette, with hidden storage beneath the seats. “Everything has to have more than one purpose,” he says. Walls are Purple Haze by Benjamin Moore.
And small gallery as conclusion.
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