Living room is one of the main room of the house. It is the place where you gather with your family and friends. Then, it is no wonder that some people find it difficult to pick the best color to paint living room. Not just personal interest, but people also consider how it will create impression to others.
In order to pick the best color to paint living room, some people said that there are no specific rules. But surely, there is is some guidelines. There are two main aspects to be considered, first the building itself, the lighting in the room, the size of the room and your own personal color preferences before choosing a color. This include, considering the character of the colors itself. There are some colors that are absorb and deflect light. Those will happen with the cool colors (especially the darker ones). You will need additional lighting if you read there. On the contrary, warm colors (red, orange, yellow) tend to reflect light. When sun goes down or no additional light comes, room with warm colors will create cheerful and bright ambience.
The second aspect to be considered when deciding the best color to paint living room is the functionality of the room itself. It is also important before you decide the painting color. If you will use the room to gather with your friends, do entertaining a a lot, maybe you should consider the warm color to stimulate activity. But if you want to feel relaxed and intimate, you can use cool colors, like dark blue, maroon, or dark green. Not only pick the main color theme for the walls, you can also create different look by offset the trim painting with contrasting color. For example, if you paint the wall with pale colors, you can use burgundy or brown color for the trim. Surely it will create different ambience for the room.
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