3 of the best living room colour schemes for summer

3 of the best living room colour schemes for summer

We’re now in the midst of summer and what a scorcher it is turning out to be! Although you’re likely to spend a fair bit of time outdoors in the heat, sometimes there’s nothing better than seeking a bit of respite in in your cool living room. Just because it’s great weather outside, does not necessarily mean that your home should look dark and gloomy.

Here are three of the best living room colour schemes to help you brighten up your home this summer.

1. Bright and breezy
If you’re looking for a cost-effective way to decorate your living room this summer, invest in a couple of tins of white paint. The best thing about white is that you can match it with anything, plus it’ll really open up the space in your living room.

Copy this colour scheme from countryliving.com and add accents of colour with accessories. This bold patterned rug adds a pop of multicolour to the room without being too over facing. Of course, a vase of fresh flowers will also instantly inject colour into your living room and boost your mood – choose vibrant sunflowers or poppies to give the most impact.


2. Leafy green
Your living room should be an area where you can seek calm and serenity and forget your everyday troubles. Help increase your sense of tranquillity by decorating your living room with a leafy green colour palette.

Choose a muted shade of green for the walls and invest in brighter hues for furniture and accessories. These lily pad tables add a touch of modern quirkiness to this housetohome.co.uk living room. Keep things natural for the flooring and opt for wood for a natural feel.


3. Primary colours
School’s almost out for summer, so why not indulge in your inner child and decorate your living room in pack a punch primary shades? To avoid everything looking too busy, tone down the brightness a little.

Tone down the yellow by splitting it up with cool white like in this room from houzz.com. Powder blue furniture and red accessories complement this scheme wonderfully and give an overall feeling of warmth. Muted primary colours add a touch of grown up glamour to your living room while simultaneously indulging your fun inner child.

Have you considered converting your unused loft into a living room? It would be the perfect space to entertain guests or to use as your own personal sanctuary.

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