10 Great Ideas for a Colourful Living Room | Domestic Cleaning Tips

Don’t you want your living room to look more cheerful and less boring? Here 10 great ideas on how to use colour in your living room to turn it into an eye-catching piece of art.

Statement wallpapers

A bright patterned wallpaper is one way to add colour to your living room. Select feature wallpaper in a shade that matches the colour of your furniture or accessories in the room. You can find similar wallpaper like the one on the picture on Wallpaperdirect.

Displaying frames

Create an impressive art wall in your living room by displaying your favourite prints framed in mismatched frames in different sizes. Similar frames can be purchased from Ikea.

Patchwork throw

Cover your neutral sofa with a bright patterned throw and colourful mismatched cushions. Add an extra touch of colour to the overall look of your living room with a patchwork pouffe. Debenhams provides a wide range of patchwork throws in different colours you can choose from.

Accessories in complementary shades

Tuck away clutter in storage boxes that suit your living room’s colour pattern. Decorate your shelving with accessories in different shades of the same colour. Similar storage boxes: Dunelm Mill

Statement armchair

Add a flash of colour to your living room by placing a simple colourful armchair in the corner of your living room. Finish off the eclectic look with a patchwork pouffe. Similar chair: Made.com

Painted shelving

Convert your neutral shelving into a splendid storage area by painting the wall behind the shelving in a bright colour like in this on the picture. Similar paint: Dulux

Colourful furniture

Colourful living room doesn’t necessarily means bold and bright colours. You can add charm to a subtle neutral scheme by simply painting a piece of furniture, like a sideboard, in a complementary colour. Similar sideboard: Maisons du Monde

Tonal shades

Make a colour to stand out on a darker scheme with throws and cushions in different shades of the same colour. Similar cushions: John Lewis

Bright rug

Add comfort to your living room with a bright-coloured rug. Choose a rug which colour and pattern match the general scheme of your living room. Nice and colourful rugs: Next

Bold sofa and cushions

Even if your living room has a classic look with a striking sofa like this one on the picture, you still can bring your room to life by using cushions in a contrasting shade. Similar sofa.