4 Ways to Add Colour to Your Living Room

January 16, 2020
colour in living room

You want your living room to be comfortable, but you also want it to be visually appealing, too. The good news is, you can easily make your living space a sophisticated and interesting room by infusing it with pops of colour. This is especially helpful if your living room is currently very neutral in colour and lacks that pizzazz you’re after.

Here are a few simple ways to add colour to your living room.


Perhaps the easiest and fastest way to add vibrancy to your living room is through the addition of accessories. Things such as throw pillows, area rugs, vases, and plants/flowers can bring in color very quickly without breaking the bank or committing to something more permanent. Whenever you get tired of the colour, you can easily swap these pieces for something else that brings in an entirely new theme of colour that tickles your fancy at that time.


If you’re OK with something that may take a little longer and may require a little more effort and commitment on your part, then consider painting your walls in a different colour. It may be more permanent than accessories, but you can always repaint rather quickly if you change your mind in a few weeks or months. You might even want to just stick with one “accent” wall in a more vibrant tone if you don’t want to commit to the entire room.


If you’re so bold and have the budget available, you may want to consider using your sofas as the focal pieces that are splashed with colour. These days, it’s not uncommon to see couches and loveseats in more vibrant hues, like pink, bright green, and red. They can really make a difference in a room that is otherwise subdued in colour. Otherwise, you can always just add one piece of furniture in a different, bolder colour, such as a chaise or recliner.

Art Work

Much like accessories, artwork can be a great source of colour. Don’t underestimate the power of wall art when it comes to outfitting your living room with colour and decor. Whether the colour is focusd on the art itself, the frame, or both, these pieces can make a huge difference to the overall look and feel of the space.

For more ideas and inspiration on adding colour to your Toronto home, be sure to contact the experts in interior design at Hope Designs today!