It's fall and it's the best time to embrace dark colors! Dark colors do not always mean gloomy shades, they can be refined, chic and very relaxing if you pull them off right. Today we are going to have a look at the coolest dark living rooms.
Bedrooms are a retreat from the world that should be a place where you can feel at ease after a long day. Outfitting your room in soothing colors is a good way to help your bedroom become a tranquil sleeping space. Start by focusing on high impact areas, like the walls and floor space. Using calming greens, beiges or misty blues works well in areas like these because they create a peaceful, serene feeling that will help you feel more relaxed. Keep your bedding colors simple and avoid any bright colors or patterns that might hamper your sleep. Instead, add in tactile luxuries, like fur throws or sumptuous woolen blankets to add texture to the room.
Living rooms in grey and yellow are very lively, refreshing and raise the mood because yellow reminds of the spring and summer, which is especially necessary in cold seasons when we lack sunlight. You can vary different shades of grey and different shades of yellow to achieve the effect you want. Choose subtle shades like dove grey or pale yellow for a calm and peaceful interior, and charcoal grey and neon yellow for daring bold interiors.
Since attics are at the top of the home, the option for natural light should be priority. While many homes don't have skylights, other options such as dormer windows which are located in the walls of the attic, as opposed to the ceiling, and even solar tubes can be installed to bring light into the master bedroom attic space. Along with natural light, views to the outside should be considered, as humans thrive on seeing daylight and fresh scenery daily. Take full advantage of the height and the views, you are at the top of the world, literally!
The eye can't help but be drawn to the pretty pastel wall art in this living room. You don't even miss the TV. A cool, neutral color palette keeps this living room simply chic. An area rug is one thing, but painting an entire section of wall in a contrasting color really drives home the point that this living room is separate from the rest of the home.
Grey and yellow are one of the most popular combos for various types of décor because it's refreshing, vivid and matches various décor styles. This combo looks great for all kinds of spaces, from kitchens to bedrooms, and today I'd like to have a look how to rock these colors in a living room.
Don't be afraid to get creative; consider side tables or end tables as options. A Moroccan pouf or cube ottoman with a tray on top also are alternatives to traditional nightstands. Finally, keep in mind your mattress height; you'll want to make sure your table isn't too high or low.
What can add to your living room décor? First of all, a fireplace. It may be non-working or a real one, with candles or logs inside, decorated with molding or stone around, and it will definitely add more coziness to your living room. Lamps and lights can be used for accentuating a space. Bold brass chandeliers, unique mid-century modern floor lamps or geometric pendant ones taken in various colors will pop up in the interior besides giving some light.
The pitched roof in this stylish home from visualizer Vizuall gives the living room a bit of height. Coupled with the low, angular sofa and modern sling chairs, the contrast creates visual interest while serving its practical purpose. Speaking of creative roofs and ceilings, the exposed brick ceiling in this living room from the same visualizer is so stunning that it's easy to get lost in it. It stands again in contrast to the simplicity and clean lines of the neutral colored furnishings.
The beautiful dandelion example below, to me, speaks something about me and my life. It is more than a nice looking picture; and this is what to aim for within this trend, which will be a popular one for 2014.