Published at Wednesday, May 17th 2017. by Gertrud Bierschbach in Living Room.
Reclaimed barn wood or old planks of wood from the attic given a new lease of life might not always fit in seamlessly with the aesthetics of a contemporary living rom. If you are looking for a finish that is far more urbane and classy, the accent walls in redwood, cedar or other locally sourced woods make a good option. The idea here is to cut back of excesses and to keep the visual appeal of the wooden accent wall minimal even while allowing the natural grace of wood to shine through. The more neutral the living room is, greater will be the impact of this woodsy composition.
We love minimal end tables that seem to slot in even into the tiniest of spaces with ease! When you need just a bit of room for your champagne glass, smartphone and not much else, then these ultra-sleek and refined end tables are absolutely perfect. Bloomingville give their round and slim end tables a Nordic finish while the Twin Occasional Tables from Cor seem like they belong on a sci-fi movie set. Be it is the uber-minimal end table from Jori or innovative side tables from Hulsta, each of these trendy tables is a masterpiece in itself.
Adding a gorgeous couch in scarlet or a fabulous sofa in refreshing yellow is definitely not for everyone. For starters, one needs to absolutely love the color to be able to live with it. If it is a passing fling with a bold hue, then you will find yourself redecorating in absolutely no time! But if you truly love brighter shades of red, green, blue or yellow, then do not shy away from bringing in a sectional or couch in a hue of your fancy. A combination of black and red in the living room can instantly turn heads, while living room décor in stunning yellow is ideal for the sun-kissed interior.
A colorful living room does not mean one drenched in shades of yellow, red or blue that seem audacious and eclectic. Depending on both the style you pick and the size of the room, the use of color can be carefully tempered to achieve the desired ambiance. Shabby chic or feminine living rooms benefit from décor in pastel hues that vary from light pinks to charming violets. Darker shades of gray and blue in more sober tints also promise to add color without drastically altering the neutral color palette of the living room. It is all about balance and panache!
It’s a refreshing feeling, stepping into a warm living room that is filled with light. Somehow bright and well-lit interior creates a great combination of a calm and lively decor. The peacefulness doesn’t take anything away from the cheerfulness of the space. White is the obvious choice for such an interior, but that makes it all a very predictable affair. If you wish for something with a little more character, beige is the tone you’ll discover happiness with! Check out these amazing and elegant beige living rooms for more inspiration.
When it comes to living room design, there are really no hard-and-fast rules. When considering different living room ideas, you’ll want it to be a space that makes your family and guests feel comfortable, but is also functional for day-to-day living. When thinking about living room colors, most people have a tendency to go super neutral or boldly colorful in living rooms, but be careful of going overboard with either. If you go with neutrals for the big items, like sofas, armchairs and ottomans, then go a bit bold with decorative accessories — that way, you can easily swap out the small things when a new color scheme is in order. Likewise, if you want your sofa to be a statement piece then scale back the decor so they don’t fight for attention.