Guide to the Choice of Colors for Walls of a Classic Living Room

In the design of a classic living room the choice of colors for walls plays a truly fundamental role. The different shades that will decorate the walls must in fact combine perfectly with the furnishings, enhancing them, and at the same time create a welcoming atmosphere with a well-defined personality.

The classic style favors the use of natural wood, often dark wood, and important processes, for this reason the colors for the living room must be carefully studied, preferring neutral shades and pastel shades. But let’s see in detail what we are talking about through a small one guide to choosing colors and combinations that you can expand if necessary by discovering another 60 ideas for living room wall colors in a modern and contemporary style.

Neutral colors for walls of a classic living room

Let’s start by analyzing the choice of neutral colors to characterize a classic style living room. With an extremely versatile character, the White, the Grey and the black they can be used in absolute tranquility given their ability to combine with any other color with essential elegance. Of course, if you wish to donate a bright touch, especially in combination with dark wood furniture, the White will be the perfect choice, different shades of Grey they can insert that touch of character much sought after while the black, given its great intensity, it will go used sparingly paying attention to the furnishings and to the natural and artificial light present in the environment.

White walls for classic living room

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Gray walls for classic living room

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Black walls for classic living room

Black color for walls of a classic living room

Pastel colors for the walls of a classic living room

Characterized by ahigh brightness and from one saturation ranging from low to intermediate, the pastel colors combine perfectly with the classic style. These are shades with an extremely elegant and refined character capable of decorating the environment with discretion, giving a sense of well-being, comfort and a good dose of brightness. Between most wanted pastels to paint the walls of a classic living room we certainly find the dove gray, the beige, the yellow, but also shades with a more modern character such as avio or magenta.

Dove gray walls for classic living room

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Beige walls for classic living room

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Brown walls for classic living room

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Airplane walls for classic living room

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Stucco-effect walls for classic living rooms

The decorative paints they represent a timeless must and, in a classic style living room, they can be used to radically change the perception of an environment, giving dynamism and originality. Here are some examples of walls in Venetian or spatula plaster which can be made in different chromatic variations.

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Damask effect walls for classic living room

Another form of highly sought-after wall decorations in a classic living room is the damask effect that you can create on the walls either by using paint or by choosing, for example, damask wallpaper. This particular decorative effect helps to create the perception of a luxurious, sophisticated and in perfect trend environment.

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Color combinations for walls of a classic living room

After having suggested which colors best suit the walls of a classic living room, we now want to focus on the color combinations that you can create if, for example, you want to put one wall in front of another. We have already underlined how neutral colors combine perfectly with each other and with the other shades and then we proceed with suggesting simple but highly effective combinations.

Gray and white

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White and yellow

White and yellow walls for classic living room
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White and pink

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