Living room by makasa

These 18 photos will help you choose the perfect wall colour

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Colour has a huge impact on the overall ambience and atmosphere of a room. Not something to be taken lightly, your choice of hue, tone and shade will create a certain aesthetic, changing the mood and aura of your space. But picking the correct hue can be rather tricky and challenging for even the most skilled of designers.

If you are considering a new colour for your space, it pays to think about the height of your room, your type of flooring, as well as the size of the actual area. To provide a few ideas, tips and tricks we’ve got one room that has been decorated in 14 different schemes. Some are bright, some are neutral, but all exude a completely different quality and air.

Are you ready to pick your favourite? Check them out below…

1. Simple and chic, this first room is elegant and refined with neutral hues

 Living room by makasa
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Vintage Shabby Chic

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2. A little more rustic, this room uses charcoal to contrast the architectural trims

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Vintage Retro

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3. Bright viridian is eye-catching and works wonderfully against the crisp white ceiling

 Living room by makasa
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Vintage Coloured

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Next up we see the viridian room decorated, with plenty of mid-century modern furniture and subtle earthy tones

 Living room by makasa
makasa

Wohnwelt Vintage

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4. You can’t beat grey, with its magically monochromatic ambience and atmosphere

 Living room by makasa
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Modern Industrial

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5. An all-white room with grey flooring is the perfect blank canvas for a range of eye-catching furniture choices

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Wohnwelt Modern

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6. If you like ranches and provincial style you’ll love this next room!

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makasa

Country Landhaus

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To lighten the heavier timber tones, the furniture is light, bright and graceful

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makasa

Wohnwelt Country

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7. Quaint and cosy, this cottage style interior uses a light sage hue to add charm and character

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Country Romantic

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8. Exposed stone walls are ideal for implementing a natural connection to the environment

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Country New Country

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9. Wow! Black and white pinstripes are bold and dramatic, yet elegant and majestic too!

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Classic Dark

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10. Wainscoting and wall panelling can look tremendously fabulous in an open plan room

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makasa

Classic White

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Decorated in white furniture with some contrasting elements, this room ticks all the boxes

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makasa

Wohnwelt Classic

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11. Dusty pink tones are very much in vogue and elicit homely feelings of warmth and hospitality

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makasa

Classic Warm

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12. An eye-catching wall mural imparts a tranquil sense of solace and serenity within this room

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makasa

Exotic Light

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13. With a Mediterranean edge, this blue, yellow and brown room is vibrant and vivacious

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makasa

Exotic Oriental

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14. Another wall mural, only this time the motif has been painted on the wall to reflect a delicate yet attention-grabbing aesthetic

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Exotic Pure

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Decorated in modern furniture, this room feels sophisticated, while still offering a comforting and hospitable sense of warmth

 Living room by makasa
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Wohnwelt Exotic

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Want more decorating advice? You can always chat to a professional, and design the living room of your dreams! But if you'd just like to keep reading, check out: 6 smart ways to arrange your Singapore living space

So, did you pick your favourite? Let us know below!
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