10 vibrant, characterful schemes |

10 vibrant, characterful schemes |

Colorful living room ideas are on the rise as more and more of us grow in color confidence and seek out bold ways of decorating to make our homes stand out from the crowd.

As spaces where we relax, but also welcome guests, living rooms are wonderful places to showcase your personal style and set the tone for the rest of the house. While opting for one living room color idea is a great way to create unity and calm, increasingly we’re seeing homeowners and interior designers experimenting with bold color combinations for their living room ideas, or choosing a neutral backdrop for layering vibrant prints and colorful furniture.

Whether you’re looking for full room color ideas or simply looking to add some bold accents to lift an existing scheme, we’ve rounded up an array of fresh colorful living room ideas guaranteed to inspire, alongside some handy expert advice on how to decorate with color.

Traditional living room with pink walls

(Image credit: Kate Guinness)

Colorful living room ideas