April 24, 2017

4 great tips on how to find that perfect color for your living room

First thing's first! Ask yourself: What inspires you? What type of décor do you have going on in the space? Do you want to freshen up the space or give an entire new look? We know, so many questions, but don’t worry! We've got the tips to assist you along the way to find that color that brings together your space.

1. Getting Organized

With so many ideas, how do you choose? Pinterest boards for color are a great way to start and get organized. It's great because there are tons of images you can use as a reference point. Here some examples from neutrals to more bold colors:

2. Natural Light

Are you lacking natural light in your space? Here are some great recommendations for colors that brighten spaces.  These 3 colors never go out of style. They are the top Benjamin Moore list of best sellers. Top Interior Designer Christina El Moussa also loves these picks for neutral colors:


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Benjamin Moore HC-172 Revere Pewter 
Sherwin-Williams Repose Gray
SW 7015 OC-45 Swiss Coffee



3. Choosing the Right Finish

From Matte to gloss how to choose the correct paint finish for your space. Here is a great chart that can help you choose the right finish. HOT TIP!: If you have pets or children, Eggshell and Satin are recommended for for easy clean up.

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4. The Living Room Challenge: Small vs. Large

Living rooms are such an important space in our homes. Big or small, the important thing is to create an inviting feel to make your space as cozy as possible.  If you have a small room and looking to really make one of your walls pop out with a bold color here is a great example of how you create a focal point using a pop of color. 

If you're aiming to keep it simple and elegant without too much color, here are some great living room simple decor ideas to achieve your look.

Need design help? Let us know so we can help you get started on your home decor project! Ask Elena our Home Stylist:

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