How to harmonize the living room in brown tones?
Brown is perhaps the most noble and at the same time a win-win choice for the interior of the living room. He is very friendly with the combinations, therefore, whether it is a brown-turquoise or brown-yellow living room, it will be cozy in it for everyone.
What is this color associated with? First of all, it is all kinds of sweets. What kind of sweet tooth will refuse, say, chocolate wallpaper in his living room? Or the same sofa, sitting on which you can drink hot chocolate, seizing sweets? Surely this color will appeal to non-sweet teeth, because it is very calm and, at the same time, expressive.
Photo: multi-level ceiling with spot lighting in the interior of the living room brown tones
How to combine colors?
Brown has a rich spectrum, so that to any of its appearance, you can pick up your own, the most successful combination (the combination option is suitable for wallpaper). Here are its main shades.
- Chocolate, he's coffee, will help create an interesting contrasting design in the living room. To do this in a pair to it you need to choose very light or very rich colors. Pure white, milky, orange or turquoise will do. Thanks to such bright neighborhoods, the design will be dynamic and vibrant.
- Coffee with milk, cocoa, in general, whitened shades of brown, will be able to create a successful composition in the design of the living room, there is to add light colors to them. The same white or pink, even in the form of a single strip of wallpaper, will create a delicate romantic atmosphere. Yellow or red will add a touch of audacity to the interior.
- The color of the tree is walnut, oak, alder ... The list goes on and on. Brown "wooden" will be well combined with the same calm and cozy tones, like himself. Ideal and completely organic will be the interior of the living room, made in brown-green color. The secret is that nature itself is copied this way - an oak forest with lush leaves or a clay road in the field after the rain.
Tip: the brown color will be winning precisely when the contrasting tones are correctly selected for it. Then they will fully reveal its beauty. For example, the most common is the brown-white design, which is used in any interior.
Photo: a combination of green and brown will create a natural atmosphere in your living room.
The main thing with combinations is to keep balance and not go beyond. It means not to let brown take over all surfaces in the room (wallpaper, carpet, parquet, ceiling, furniture, doors). Incorrectly matched pairs will make brown not a velvety chocolate, but a dark color of dirt. To prevent this from happening, the gloomy-looking shades of brown can and should be complemented with more cheerful tones - purple, emerald, beige.
How not to be mistaken with the furniture?
The main pieces of furniture in the interior of the living room - a sofa and a table - do not necessarily have to be chocolate, too. So the design may seem boring. Enough will be such wallpaper, carpet or parquet.
Furniture can be freed from the brown shroud, so the interior will benefit. An unexpected, but very successful note in this design will be a canary sofa or chairs, complemented by the same curtains. Or orange rug. Or an exquisite white table for tea ceremonies.
If brown furniture in the living room is inevitable, then you can resort to tricks, making the interior color-balanced.
How to place accents?
The answer is simple - you need to apply "point tactics." A bright dot there, a bright dot here - and now the living room in shades of brown becomes bright, interesting and not at all boring. This is clearly seen in the photo.
This can help turquoise pillows and blanket, nestled on a chocolate couch. Or white candlesticks and white books, located on the open shelves of a dark cabinet. And the brown legs of the chairs enliven bright and bright upholstery.
An excellent accent can also be a simple rug located in a recreation area. As a rule, for the flooring in the living room using wood, therefore, the floor will be brown. On it you can throw a rug milky, orange or juicy green.
Photo: option "point color tactics"
As a focus on the walls will serve as a photo frame, sconces, shelves, niches, painted in red or pasted with bright wallpaper. By the way, about them. If the walls in the living room are covered with brown wallpaper, then curtains made of light pastel-colored materials will look on them advantageously. Also in the design of the living room, you can use textiles with a contrasting pattern, say, brown and beige.
Brown color soothes and envelops with chocolate warmth. And if it is right to combine it with other tones, then the living room in shades of brown will become a cozy corner in which you want to be as often as possible, expecting only positive emotions from it.