Incorporating any vibrant colors such as orange in the room decor can be a tricky job. You can easily messing up your entire decor when use those kind of colors in the wrong place.
To avoid those disaster, here in this article we will give you some guidelines, tips and ideas on how to use orange decor correctly for your living room. And here they are :
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Orange Accent Wall for Living Room
One of the best way to use any sparkling colors is by use them as an accent wall. Accent wall is the wall that is differ with other walls, and oftentimes become the main focal point for the room. As you can see on the image above, we used the orange color as the wall paint for the accent wall in the living room, and this approach resulting a great outcome.
Using orange as an accent wall is far more reasonable rather than using this color for the entire wall. Blended with natural paint – preferable white – for the other walls will make the accent wall stand out and can attract everyone attentions. And finally you can add some decorative items on this wall to make it more fascinating.
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Blue and Orange Living Room Decor
Ideally, orange is combined with other neutral colors such as white or gray to get a perfect results. But if you want some more colorful options, than you can go with blue. The combinations of blue and orange can create a stunning results for your living room decor.
One important rule when applying this concept is that you should use more blue rather than orange. 80 : 20 rule is the best way to get a perfect results. As you can see on the living room example above, we used blue for the entire living room wall paint, and then add some orange touch using wall art, throw pillow and the curtains.
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Orange Living Room Rug
Another elements in living room where you can use to bring some orange accent is the rug. Using orange rug can make the entire living room looks more bright and cheerful, thus it can also serve as a great focal point.
There is a lot of different style and texture of orange rug that you can use for your living room. For a minimalist or contemporary style, plain rug or simple geometric textured rug can be the best options. If you prefer a modern or classical style, than a Moroccan, Persian or a rounded ones surely will fit perfectly with those decor style.
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Large Orange Wall Art
One of the most easy and safest ways to add orange elements into any room is by using an orange wall art. To give a bigger impact, you can choose a large size orange wall art.
To avoid this orange wall art looks awkward, it’s better to add some other orange elements or items into your room. Some orange throw pillows or orange ceramic vases can do this job perfectly.
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Orange Living Room Ceiling
If you want to try something unique and creative, than you can paint your ceiling using orange color. This way, your living room will looks artistic and those orange ceiling will immediately attract everyone’s attention as soon as they are entering your living room.
To get a better results, you can combine your ceiling using two different paint colors, as you can see in our living room example above, where we combine white and orange for the ceiling and those combination resulting a great stylish ceiling looks.
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Orange Living Room Sofa
A lot of people are afraid to use vibrant colors for major living room furniture such as sofa or couch. However, if you combine and incorporate them with the right decor and color scheme, using this kind of furniture can looks amazing.
As you can see on the image above, where we used a bright orange sofa and combine it with some blue elements in throw pillow and wall art. Those combination resulting a great results and make the sofa became the main focal point for the living room.
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Another interior elements that can be used to add orange vibe into the living room is curtains.
One important thing when using this approach is that to make sure your wall paint color can blend perfectly with the orange curtains. Any light or natural color can works great with orange, but some darker or colorful ones like green or red can resulting a bad looks when combining with orange curtains.
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Orange Striped Wall
As we already said before, painting the entire walls using orange paint certainly not a good options. If you still wan’t to add some splash of orange on your wall paint – beside using accent wall approach that we already stated above – you can create a striped wall paint style using orange paint.
This way, you can have a living room with some splash orange vibe without overuse it. There are several important thing if you want to go with this approach. First, make sure to choose the right paint combinations that go well with orange. Last but not least, choose a texture or pattern that will match with your existing living room decor.