Want a splash of color in your home decor? Try these pastel color tips for your living room!
Pastel colors are still a trend nowadays, not only when it comes to fashion or art, but certainly when we’re speaking of interior design. So why not add it to your living room decor? Bringing a sense of calmness and freshness into a room, pastel colors are a dream to have in your home. Follow our tips and try it out!
If you believe that the palette of pastel shades is too gentle and monotonous to be able to accentuate a space, then you are definitely wrong. Because of their sensibility, pastel colors offer tranquility, comfort and a pleasant feeling we all want when we walk into our homes. That’s why today we want to help you introduce pastel colors into your living room decor in the right way. Follow our tips and get creative!
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You’d think we’d start with wall colors or furniture but we rather talk first about decor, because you can easily bring that tranquility and comfort into your living room through pastel colors in decor, such as decorative pillows on your sofa, jars for your plants, shelves on the walls, or even art. It’s a great way to start if you wish to slowly bring pastel colors into your home, or if you just wish to get a little subtle taste of it.
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Introducing a palette when choosing the wall color is probably one of the best ways to do it, especially when it comes to pastel colors. Because they are not too bright, it’s not tiring on the eye or overwhelming in any way. You can go from a turquoise to a light pink and get the pastel colors into your living room decor in a easy and quick way.
Florence is a low stool both fun and practical. It has a somewhat cylindrical shape and a cushioned seat upholstered in velvet fabric, creating a soft and comfortable solution for your living room. Its base is made of polished brass, so it boosts some gold details over its trendy pastel colors available in the customization.
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To complement your furniture and the pastel colors, you can easily go for something a little brighter, like a rug with a brighter blue or wooden chairs that give it a more charming vibe when you see the whole picture. Your living room will be looking fresh, comfortable and calm.
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Don’t forget to complement your pastel furniture and wall decor with a good lighting piece. You can easily go for golden hues found in the brass of lighting pieces, and that will certainly pair up perfectly with the rest of your living room decor. Pastel colors and gold go hand in hand. And so does marble, so don’t be afraid to use a small coffee table with a marble effect.
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As we mentioned, using pastel colors in furniture is also the way to go. You can make your sofa the accent piece where all the eyes are set upon simply by using a fabric with a pastel color. Go for a light pink, that pairs up great with wood, marble and brass, and get the most amazing look for your living room in no time.
Sophia is a particular bench seat sofa that draws inspiration from the aesthetics of Mid-century Modern Design. It is upholstered in a neutral-colored velvet, stitched from the top to the bottom. The base is made of gold plated brass and it has button tufted sides. The slightly degree reclining turns it into a lounge sofa.
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No matter the style or inspiration you go for, pastel colors never go wrong in a living room. You can add brighter and bolder colors such as a lime green or a bright yellow, but you can also use a light pink or blue and get exactly what you’re searching for.
It’s easy. Go for it!
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