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How To Choose Living Room Colors

Whenever it comes to redecorating the living room, the first question that comes into everybody’s mind is “What colors shall we use for the new style?” Indeed, the living room is maybe the most important part of the room, as there are usually held all the daily activities.

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First of all, people should know exactly in what style they are about to decorate/redecorate their living room. Though, if they have no idea and they are just in need of a change, then here are some ideas.

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A nice living room the one that is decorated only in white: white pillows, white furniture, white accessories. In this case, in order to emphasize the whole idea, people can create a nice and powerful contrast by placing black accessories or gadgets somewhere in the room. For example, the ones that we’ll be entering for the first time in the room, will see everything more clearer especially if a black wide screen is placed on the wall, and on the couch there are some black pillows. Therefore, choosing a black and white décor can easily suit any room.

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Though, without any doubt, choosing the living room colors should depend also of the style that the owners are looking forward to implement. For example, in the case of the hunters who desire to place their hunting trophies in the living room, not every color will be suitable. This is just an example, but it shows clearly the relation of dependence between the colors and the style of the room.

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Of course, the living room shouldn’t be filled too much with different objects, as it will appear more like a regular chamber without too much space. As well, neither the colors shouldn’t be bold or too strong, as there will not be anymore any comfort.

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Last, but not least, people are advised to go for the colors they like and not for what they have seen in the magazines. Even if the photos from the magazines may look awesome, in order to have the same thing in their own houses, people may invest a lot of money, and the final product is frankly unpredictable, as they may not like it in the end. This is why the own designs – as long as they respect the common sense- and the self chosen colors are more likeable instead of those fancy good looking photoshoped pictures from the design magazines.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on June 30, 2010

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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