A living room is the first room in a home interior that the user will see when he enters the house. That's why designing a color scheme for living room it is extremely important that it gives a inviting experience to your user and to the home owners as well.
We can say that the color scheme and the entire interior decorating theme of the living room will create first impression in your viewer's mind. This is good in a way because the living room design ideas you are going to use will set a definition for the decorating thee for the entire home.
While actually painting the living room you can use a variety of painting options starting from the actual shade to the texture of the finish. Whatever you decide remember that avoid dark colors that can cause a depressing mood in the living room. Your room interior must create a pleasant mood that will make the user comfortable.
If the living room has curtains on windows, design them in such a way that they allow enough direct sunlight to enter the living room. Natural light after falling on living room walls will reflect into deeper areas illuminating the corner dark areas. This technique is called as indirect or diffused light and is extremely effective in adding extra mood in living room color scheme without any additional costs. You can also make use of combination of color schemes in living room interior decorating.
Another easy way to decide the color scheme of the living room is to follow theme such as a cool color scheme or hot color scheme. Which you should choose entirely depends on the actual climatic conditions surrounding your home. It's related to the amount of direct sunlight you receive.