Colorful idea is one of the best ways if we want to bring out the happiness and cheerful feeling over our home interior design. Well, it is maybe too common to associate this idea with kid or teenage bedroom. But actually, colorful decoration can also be something more mature. In fact it is so perfect to be combined with certain interior designs like retro as well as vintage or shabby chic.
Meanwhile, it is so great also if you want to let it stand along with your modern interior. Although modern or contemporary designs are mainly focused on simplicity and minimalism, it is not bad to have some bright colors at once on some parts.
Colorful itself can be defined as the application of more than one color at once to make something look livelier. Of course, it doesn’t mean without any risk. In fact, application too many color in one interior is not always good. Mainly if you choose bright colors like red, orange, or yellow at once it can make your room look cramped and also stuffy. And even, not only for small space it cannot also be worked over your medium or large space.
For an important room like living room, there are some tips and tricks then how to make your living room idea work well on it. Although it is namely colorful, make sure that you still apply a kind of neutral and natural color like white, light grey, or brown to make it balance. It is even pretty good to use that neutral color as the domination, like for wall or floor decoration. Meanwhile, the color accents can be used for furniture, ornaments, or maybe accessories.
Wanting to apply bright colors on the wall? That’s not bad surely. However, it can be much better if you balance it also with the presence of large windows or neutral-colored floor. In other words, don’t let whole of your living room is in those bright colors. It is just not looking good and even it simply makes the atmosphere look more monotonous.
For small living room, it seems you need to be more careful then. It can be better if the application of colorful idea is only for the details or accents like for accessories, wall photographs, flowers, or probably cushions. Another idea is by applying pastel, soft, or blush colors to accentuate certain sense like spring. As those colors look calming in nature, it can work well in also your small living room. And even you have many pastel colors at once there, it still looks beautiful and comfortable.
So, here are some colorful living room ideas and designs that may inspire you. Check them out.