If you are dreaming about having a modern, elegant, and stylish living room, then it’s a high chance that you are considering a navy blue couch for your living room, or maybe you already had one?
Undoubtedly, these kinds of couches had bold, timeless finishes that not only make them look stylish and elegant, but also they will never go out of style. Another reason why the navy couch is very popular is that its versatility as this couch can be used in any decor style, from traditional to contemporary.
However, there may be some challenges that you will face if choosing these couches. And one of the most common ones is to decide what wall paint colors work best as a background for the navy couch.
What Color Wall Goes with Navy Blue Couch?
Let’s start with the easiest and simplest choice, white. Yes, white is super versatile and can be used in all kinds of situations with all shades that you could imagine. As you can see in the image above, the white walls look beautiful behind an elegant navy blue sofa.
This combination produces a gorgeous, crisp contrast that makes the couch stand out and turns it to become the main focal point for the entire space. Last but not least, the white wall surfaces will reflect more natural daylight than any other color – making them an excellent way to create a perfect balance with the dark and bold couch.
If you are looking for a perfect balance, then you can go with beige. The beige wall can help warm up the cool navy couch and make it softer and inviting in perfect ways that still make the couch look lively and energetic.
Gray is the perfect choice if you want to boost the elegance of the couch. Moreover, the navy couch will look flawless with the gray wall behind it as it also had some gray undertone.
Almost any shade of gray can work nicely, however, we prefer lighter ones, not only to keep the entire space light and bright, but also using a light gray can keep the couch stand out as a centerpiece of the entire living spaces.
At first, the blue wall behind the navy couch sounds perfect, but not after you try it by yourself. These combinations can make the entire room look boring and monotonous. So, how to achieve the perfect harmony?
The answer is by choosing a more soft, subtle, and natural shade of blue. One of our favorite choices is grayish-blue. This particular shade combines a light blue hue with a gray undertone, and that’s what makes it much more neutral compared with any other blue.
Thus, using it as wall paint behind a navy sofa won’t make them look awkward, but instead, they will create a perfectly flawless look.
Another great blue shade that we love to use as a wall color behind a navy couch is sky blue. This is a very light and bright shade of blue, so combine it with a darker blue such as navy can still provide enough contrast to distinguish them, while still had a similar blue tone that makes them look seamless.
Yellow is one of the best contrasting colors for blue. Mostly, homeowners tend to use blue as the main color and add some pop of yellow accent to bring more fun and joy to the space. But the opposite approach can still work too.
As you can see in the image above, yellow becomes the main dominant element as it’s used as the wall paint, while the navy blue couch becomes the accent. This combination looks gorgeous and resulting in an aesthetic and eye-pleasing look that will attract everyone’s attention easily.
Honestly, the green wall doesn’t really work well with a navy couch. But if still want to bring some freshness of the typical green, then one of the best alternatives is by using mint. Mint is a unique color combining green and blue, and that’s why it still can blend really well with the navy couch.