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Top trends - Living room paint ideas

Painting a room is one of the simpler and more effective ways to update your home’s decor without having to break the bank.

Furthermore, paint comes in a variety of colours and textures, allowing you to choose the options that suit your personal decorating tastes. With the right colours, you can create a beautiful and comfortable living room that you and your friends and family will enjoy spending time in.

Looking to give your living room a fresh new look? The following paint trends should provide some inspiration and help you pick the right scheme for your living room.


Burnt Orange

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Burnt orange is a warm hue that is sure to brighten up even the gloomiest of living rooms. Reminiscent of tropical sunsets and the beautiful colours of autumn, orange infuses personality into a glum room, making it more inviting and comfortable.

You can use burnt orange on all the walls in your living room for a cozy and intimate feel, or on a signature wall for a bit of interest.

When using burnt orange, it is important to choose the right shade, pair it with contrasting colours such as brilliant white and incorporate other warm tones such as dull reds for maximum effect.

Apple Green

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Apple green is a great colour for creating a crisp and fresh feel in your living room. Like all greens, this vibrant colour it also creates a feeling of vitality while helping you bring the outdoors in.

It works best in well lit rooms. Bright green with hints of gold and yellow, it pairs well with earthy colours such as browns, blues and brilliant whites.

Use apple green to brighten up a dull decor scheme such as brown or pair it with other greens for a relaxing and comforting mood.

Navy Blue

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Create a feeling of sophistication and mystery by using navy blue paint on your living room walls.

An ideal colour for those who prefer muted surroundings, navy blue is great for producing an intimate atmosphere. Thanks to its dark tones, navy blue can be paired with a great number of colours to create a variety of effects. It goes especially well with brilliant whites for a nautical effect.

Navy is also great for adding depth to a room, especially when used on an accent wall.

Dusty Rose

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Dusty Rose goes especially well with the sunny New Zealand & Australian climates coming into spring, which brings out its vibrant hues. It has a soft and soothing effect which will invite you and other people in your home to sit back and relax after a long and tiring day. It is great when paired with other pastels such as egg blue and lavender which help to create a calm tone in your living room.

It also goes well with warm colours such as browns and beige for a comfortable feel. Use it on its own for a neutral look or mixed with other pink tones to create a more feminine feel.

Painting your living room is a great way to improve its look without having to spend too much money. With the right paint colours, you should be able to create a look you love and a space that you will enjoy returning to time and again.


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