Living rooms are the social hub of the home, where we spend most of our time relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying the company of our loved ones. Choosing the right color palette for your living room can set the tone for the entire house, influencing your mood, emotions, and even behavior. With so many color combinations to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide on the perfect mix that suits your style and personality. But don’t worry, in this article, we show you 40 living room color ideas with insights to help you settle your perfect look. From serene and cozy hues to energetic bright shades, there is something for every taste and character.

Designer: Lotta Agaton  
Photographer: Pia Ulin  

Turn up the contrast with black and white decor and natural accents. Bold monochrome prints, casual wooden accent furniture, and a plethora of indoor plants create a relaxed Scandinavian living room aesthetic.

Designer: Traama Arquitetura  

Smooth on soothing shades of cream, beige, and warm white. The dreamy decor meld creates a serene living space that calms the mind after a hectic day of visual stimulation. Just leave your phone at the door.

Visualizer: Gabriel Fabra Pérez  

Build visual warmth with shades of brown. Expand upon this cozy color option with elements of natural wood, such as a wood-clad feature wall or ceiling.

Visualizer: Shiyi Vision  

Create a flexible neutral base palette and elevate the look with temporary pops of color. A bright side table or a statement living room rug can easily be swapped out if you tire of your new bright accents.

Visualizer: LOBO STUDIO  

Select muted tones to enjoy color without overwhelming the space. Add plenty of interest by acquiring furniture and rugs in different yet complementary shades.

Designer: Jasmin Kodzha  
Visualizer: Lines & Splines  

Go for golden browns and beige to fashion a sophisticated setting. A light beige backdrop sets a tranquil base, while golden shades of brown warmly define scatter cushions and rugs.

Visualizer: Fooman Architects  

Use natural materials to assemble brown decor accents. Think of wood coffee tables and accent chairs, natural rugs, and brown leather sofas.

Visualizer: Roy Ghaya  

Employ the influence of terracotta clay to produce warming effects on a pale beige backdrop.

Designer: Anastasia Afanasyeva  
Visualizer: Anastasia Overina  

Gently enliven gray surroundings with green upholstered furniture and natural wicker chairs. The earthy color combination will leave you feeling balanced and revitalized.

Visualizer: LOBO STUDIO  

Add a stylistic edge to an earthy color palette with dark, smoked glass elements and atmospheric mood lighting.

Visualizer: Rika Interior  

Sharpen a plain beige living room decor scheme with strong dashes of black. Add a black window surround, a piece of bold artwork, or a black media wall.

Visualizer: 梦太初  

Uplift a beige living room with dark blue accents. This crisp contrast builds a rich scheme with distinctive silhouettes.

Visualizer: Lanre Alao  

Meld orange hues together with subtle splashes of greenery to experience a warm and welcoming living space that is imbued with positive energy.

Visualizer: Kateryna Titova  

A pink and green living space conjures a lively and cheerful atmosphere that promotes feelings of joy, creativity, and optimism.

Visualizer: Mai Trang Nguyen  

Place deep, moody petrol blue decor elements alongside mid-orange accents to build an introspective aura with pops of energy and excitement.

Visualizer: Victoria Kutsa  

Couple muted orange living room accents with light blue counterparts to paint a fresh and mood-boosting environment.

Visualizer: Form8 Studio  

Red, orange, and dark blue living rooms are bright and vivacious by day and rich and sumptuous at night.

Visualizer: Caio Rodrigues  

Red living rooms are full of emotion. Red decor is associated with love and passion but beware, it can also spark anger. Ensure your energy flows the right way by incorporating romantic artwork and soft, comforting textiles.

Designer: balbek bureau  

Counteract a raw industrial backdrop with a multi-colored overlay. Choose bright carpets and rugs, statement sofas, and colorful modern artwork.

Visualizer: Evgeny Moroes  

Configure a Mondrian inspired interior design with blocks of solid primary yellow, red, and blue to bring out the artist in you.

Visualizer: 3 VISION  

Splashes of sunshine yellow on a sage green background assemble a positive vision of tranquility and happiness.

Visualizer: Alina Anufrieva  

A green living room works well with botanical themes, such as leaf print wallpaper, floral cushions, or botanical artwork.

Visualizer: Anthony Flores  

Strengthen a soft beige decor scheme with darker brown and gray pieces. The tonal combination will achieve a layered look with great depth.

Visualizer: Holland Harvey  

Work interest into an all blue living room decor scheme by playing with contrasting shades. Consider painting a weighty deep blue strip around the base of your walls and an airy, lighter note above.

Designer: Lextav Studio  
Visualizer: Martin Kovacik  

Blush pink makes a sweet and gentle addition to a living room decor scheme. Create some complementary weight with petrol blue accent pieces.

Visualizer: Maryna Grechko  

Concoct a sugary sweet scene with a pink and purple living room palette.

Visualizer: Mirish Mirzayev  

Make a unique color combination with dark duck egg blue and ruddy brown shades. This sophisticated scheme creates a grounded sense of stability.

Visualizer: Heron Cruz  

A bright green and pink living room, combined with crisp black and white contrast, is a playful place with a hit of breezy femininity.

Visualizer: Kevin Sánchez & Andrea Marquez  

A yellow living room with burnt orange and bold green accents is perfect for making mid-century modern magic.

Visualizer: 晚星YT  

Paint with plants. Any neutral decor scheme can be brought to life under mother nature’s brush.

Visualizer: Anjey Babych  

Experiment with the pink and green color spectrums to construct an optimistic living space that thrums with personality.

Visualizer: Noz  

Compile a quirky, eclectic living room palette with a cacophony of colors and patterns. Bright teal, orange, pink, apricot, red, burgundy, and brown make a particularly engaging combination.

Visualizer: Noz Design  

Team hot pink walls with a mustard yellow sofa and royal blue accessories to enjoy a rush of energy every time you walk into the living room.

Visualizer: Maxtree  

Acid yellow and aqua blue make an electrifying two color combination for living room decor.

Visualizer: TERZO PIANO SRL  

Anchor an apricot and sage green living room decor scheme with charcoal gray interludes.

Visualizer: Joanna Nowak  

Just one or two dashes of rich color can make all the difference. Apply a spot of color to your living room with a statement round rug or piece of bright artwork.

Visualizer: Hatice Unsal  

A vertical garden is a stunning way of adding color to your living room walls.

Visualizer: Roman Kolyada  

Spread colorful accents evenly across an open plan black and gray living space to bring the whole space to life. You can complement colorful sofa scatter cushions with a set of eye-catching bar stools in the kitchen.

Visualizer: AGLAIA Interiors  

Cap a gray living room with a black ceiling to construct a cozy cocoon.

Visualizer: Reutov Design  

Amp up a purple living room with a charge of green and reflective silver accessories.

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