What Are Some Popular Paint Colours for Painting Living Room

living room with big window and furniture painted in neutral gray paint and white gives modern look by Ottawa House Painters PG PAINT & DESIGN
Modern Living Room Painted in Neutral Paint Colours

The living room is one of the rooms most used in any house, condo or apartment. Just like the kitchen it is where everyone comes together, to unwind from a busy day, relax with a good book or watch T.V. and just hang out with family or friends. If guests come to visit or the neighbors drop in the living room is the hub of every home.

Painting the living room in a popular paint colour that is either trending or just feels right for your space is a good choice. Remember that trending paint colours change often. So what may be trending this year, may not be next year. But that’s OK because if you stick to mostly neutral paint colours in either dark or light hues you’ll always be trending.

The following are just a few samples of some of the popular paint colours trending in Ottawa area homes for the past 2 years running, and guaranteed they’ll still look modern 5 years from now.

Popular Paint Colours for Painting Living Rooms

Popular Paint Colour Benjamin Moore Escarpment Gray CC-518 used by painting company in Ottawa PG PAINT & DESIGN house painters
Benjamin Moore Paint Colour Escarpment (CC-518)

Gray  Modern, cozy and trending. With 100’s of gray paint colours in different hues and tones the selection is endless.

Today’s gray paint colours have deep undertones of browns, pinks, blues, greens and purples too.  So it makes it easy for you to choose the paint colour to paint your living room.  It all depends on the look your wanting to achieve, and the undertone you are wanting to match your furnishings and accessories with.

For example as in the above 1st picture you will see the gray painted wall on the side that gives off a light brown (earthy) undertone.  It blends perfectly with some of the dark brown furniture, lamps and other accessories.  Note the wall with the huge window is also painted in a gray but it is in a blue undertone, therefore blending perfectly with the darker blue curtains, as well as the white furniture,  adding a touch of glamour with some of the silver in the accessories. The ideas are endless.

Here are a few samples of some gray paint colours we have painted in Ottawa area homes and continue painting as most homeowners are finding them modern yet cozy and really appealing.

As you can see the selection is huge. From the brown tones to blue or green each gray has it’s own characteristic and can beautify any living room or any other space in your house.

To see all the Gray Paint Colours in the Benjamin Moore Paints line visit there website, you will find a link is at the end of this article.

Blue  Painting a living room blue gives you a cozy feel and brings in a little bit of nature.  As the sky is blue, painting a blue colour on the walls of any room in your house brings tranquility. It is also a very versatile paint colour and goes well with dark furniture, and accessories. Here again  are many different shades of blue paint colours, some with green undertones, blue or gray. The link to all the blue paint colours for Benjamin Moore paints is at the end of this article

White  You may think that white is simply white, but oh no.  There are again tints and hues that make every white different from the other. From Cloud White to Decorators White there’s blue, brown and green tints to every white.

Painting the living room in any white as shown in the samples below gives you the opportunity to have a neutral, soothing colour, giving you a fresh yet relaxing ambience. You can decorate with dark furniture or light wood furniture, accessorize with any bold colours such as reds, oranges, dark blues, silver, just to mention a few.

Painting with white paint colours is very versatile, as you can decorate with different colours from the art to the throw pillows and rugs.  White paint colour also reflects lights well.  During the day with the sun and daylight it enhances the natural beauty of the lighting as well as the beauty of the backdrop this white paint colour creates in the room.   In the evening with the interior lights are on the white always provides more lighting than a darker colour would. White is a colour that never goes out of style, yet never boring.  You can change the decor of any room painted in white by simply changing a few of the accessories.

Be Creative When Working With Colours

Combining paint colours is also an enhancement to the living room. Painting an accent wall in a darker shade than you choose for the other walls will create that little bit of drama as well as a featured wall to be considered like art. It will stand out apart from the rest of the room giving depth and character to the space.  When choosing paint colours and your not feeling 100 percent sure as to what goes with what, you can certainly call on a professional painting company.

Professional house painters can answer what colours blend and mix well together so that your house colours all are perfectly matched for harmonious feel. You can contact PG Paint and Design services anytime for colour consultation as we are trusted local painting contractor in Ontario Ottawa

Please share these ideas for choosing popular paint colours when painting living room, and if you have any questions related to painting simply contact us.

The following are the Popular Paint Colour Samples from the Benjamin Moore website as mentioned in this article.

Gray Paint Colour Samples Blue Paint Colour Samples White Paint Colour Samples 

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