For many households, the living room is the heart of the house, and keeping the color scheme layout neutral is a great way for everyone to foster a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. In this space, the layers of warm colors and comfortable materials create a welcoming area for all to come together.
For a neutral look, some common colors are beiges, browns, light pinks, and other color forms of pastels. Your more popular and expressive design elements are allowed to shine when you provide a natural backdrop. Naturally, neutral colors often make a room appear larger and larger, something that almost everyone needs for their living room.
It is important to remember that boring is not supposed to be neutral arrangements. Balancing the muted palette with accent parts, color bits, and various types of textures is important. You want to feel free, elegant, and welcoming in your living room.
We have put together 50+ inspiring design ideas to help you turn your living room into the beautiful space that you want.
Another good way to encourage meeting is to have plenty of welcoming seats in a living room.
Divide Space with Colors
While this living room has an open plan with the dining room, the use of purple that is not used anywhere signifies this as a separate space.
Novel Light Sources
The individual pieces of this traditional lamp that hangs are shaped like flashlights.
In this room’s ceiling there are many small lights as opposed to a large single light source. This creates an even glow.
A faint pastel blue such as this is a way of adding color while still looking very clean and elegant.
Classy Living Room with a Mattress Sofa
This space combines the leather bench soda texture with broader fabric texture.
A big bold sofa like this can act as your room’s centerpiece.
Cozy Home Living Room
In this one scene, the use of several wall paints helps to distinguish the home spaces.
Big soft blankets such as this can add a lot of warmth to a room’s appearance and make it very cozy.
Play with Yellows
Yellow and gray over a neutral background can be a nice complementary color scheme.
Obviously the entertainment center is the focus of this family room. Make the design of your living room reflect how it is most used by your family.
Mind Your Directions
This space takes advantage of the natural light and scenery available. Facing the large glass patio doors virtually all the chairs.
Use Open Space
It makes good use of extra space in this room. They left an open space on the left instead of further spreading the furniture. This can be used for events in the household.
This room uses a strong combination of light beige colors with navy patterns and a wall of color.
Industrial Goes Neutral
This is a positive take on exposed brick that is classically red.
Fireplace to Gather at
The fireplace gives the room a warm glow.
A lot of visual interest in this space is generated by the diamond-patterned black and white wallpaper.
Over the entire floor, this room uses plush carpeting and creates a sense of a very comfortable family room.
Chandeliers work well with a neutral-colored space, particularly those made of metallic or glimmering materials.
Hint of Checkers
Fun and fun are the tiny hints of checker patterns found in this room on the upholstery.
Lime Green Highlights
With its color additions, this room is very selective. They use small lime green bursts.
This room uses a color scheme that is divided. There is black on one side of the room and beige on the other. In the blended shag rug, they blend together.
You can try something else like this leather ottoman instead of a coffee table.
This room has walls of stonework and a fireplace of solid white.
The spiral wooden piece above the fireplace is the most instantly appealing decoration in this room. It’s located in the center of the room.
Metallic Light Fixtures
In this room, the bronze-colored light fixture above the dining table matches the legs of the chair and gives the room visual interest. After an acorn it seems to be modeled and fits the natural theme.
Such sofas look very comfortable in black leather. They compare with the lighter colored wall, and they look warmer with the plaid pillows.
Mix and Match Shades
There are two unique shades of brown in this space. They work together well instead of challenging. The use of pillows with the same motif for both pieces helped this effect.
It can also lend itself to more industrial looks by using a neutral set of colors. This room uses large square concrete slabs together with the wooden paneling to great effect.
Playing with Contrast
This room is also a good example of the contrast between a room’s light and dark elements. The first thing a tourist will see is the black accents, fireplace, and piano.
You may also use them to make the pastel and neutral palette even more popular, rather than using art pieces to create color splashes.
Large Area Rugs
Wide bright area such as this one acts as a low highlight for the living room.
The aura of luxury also shows a simple and subdued palette. In designing more open floor plans and spaces like the room here you can capitalize on this.
There are some organized textures in good neutral colored living rooms; the walls of these rooms are no different. The walls of the white ship-lap style add to the room visual and tactile character.
Vintage pieces work well with colors that are neutral. In this space, we see the use as dark wood libraries of these oversized window sills. The wall also has an ornate gold frame. Each work well with neutral furniture and color of the wall.
The gold-framed round mirror on this living room’s wall almost seems to extend the windows line. Mirrors make a room look bigger at all times.
In a living room, the minimal presence of all-white furniture is sleek and eclectic. This allows the furniture’s natural structure to be shown. Contrast is provided by the small dark highlights found in the throw pillow.
Glass is an excellent addition to a neutral living room as it continues with the theme of space and light. Glass coffee and end tables and even a glass desk make the space for walking appear larger.
The fireplace’s stone tile paneling is unique. It is welcome and pleasing to add some light blue to the room’s overall green design.
A variety of natural colors and textures come with leather upholstery and accessories. This dark, nearly red-tinted set of leather sofas makes the entire living room look comfortable.
Unique Structural Pieces
The distinctive wooden archway leading into the living room here matches the flooring of the wood panel, which is equally excentric. It’s almost like all the raw wooden components are coming from the same origin.
This room makes great use of raw-looking natural wood. The thick arching ceiling beams and fireplace mantle contribute to nature’s overall aesthetics.
From the more subdued backdrops burst the vivid and vibrant greens of natural decorations such as trees. A space is distinguished by the addition of flowers or vines.
Wooden Accent Furniture
Like the high-back chair in this living room, to bring out their interesting shapes, you can pick furniture with dark wooden accents.
If you have large windows with natural views, your window treatments may be good to put aside. Scenic views combine to make the mood more serene with neutral tones.
Light Wood Flooring
The white wood-colored flooring is smoother and perfectly reflects light.
Such deep purple tones used in the treatments for sofas and windows mix with dark brown tones and establish fun arrangements.
The old wooden chest used in this space as an end table ties the other natural elements together. It is complemented by the stonework fireplace design and large outdoor viewing window.
Add Color with Art
The beautifully framed piece of art here adds to this otherwise monotonous room a burst of bright yellows.
Crisp and Clean Whites
Using grays that are closer to white, this room above. The effect is that the room appears to be spare, very clean and organized. Brighter whites can help bring order and cleanliness to the surface.
Beautiful Brown Curtains
Such tall brown curtains perfectly cover the window by contrasting the internal bright light.
Utilize Gray Hues
Because of its soft heathered gray tones and soft fabrics, this sleek and minimal living room remains welcoming. The earthy wooden table and countertops are also helping to ground the space and contrast the light wooden floor.
This neutral wallpaper in gray and brown strokes has a brushed appearance. It blends well with the floor’s natural dark wood colours.
Incorporate Stone Elements
The stone wall in this room helps to give the fireplace mantle a sense of earthiness. As a result, the room feels normal and solid.
Metals combine with neutral colors especially well. We have a contrast that is glimmering. Thanks to the surroundings, the lamp and pillow are particularly eye-catching.
Natural Light Filters
The light that flows through and fills the room is moist and relaxing when you have curtains in simple muted tones.
Pastel forms with more widely used colors can fit seamlessly with elements of neutral design. This wallpaper perfectly blends with the beige sofa, particularly using the same patterned decorative pillows.
Many architects use neutral walls as a room-building canvas. The effect is even more strong if you have high ceilings.
This room uses an amazing effect with a light green accent shade. From the sofa and plants to the curtains and framed artwork, the theme takes place everywhere.
Flooding with Lights
Having a lot of light makes this room feel even more accessible, bringing out neutral pieces ‘ textures and tones.
Because of the color contrast, the black accents found in this room in the center of the coffee table and dresser and lamps against the wall attract attention immediately to themselves and their sleek design.
On the accent tables, the metallic finishes help make the room look larger and provide visual contrast.
Combining Comfortable Textures
There are different types of visual and tactile textures in this living room. This room looks irresistibly comfortable due to the combination of the velvety couch, thick plush carpet and corduroy striped coffee table.
Bring this inspiration into your own home!
We looked at over 50 inspiring design pictures of living rooms that create inviting spaces using neutral colors and textures. Take some of today’s stuff you’ve seen and make your own family room the place you’ve always wanted to be!