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22 Chic and Classic Blue Living Room Ideas

By Indah Nur Ariviani February 3, 2021

Everything never goes wrong with blue. From bringing calming vibes to elegance and even vibrant and vivid, you can create any mood you want through any shade of blue. This is why blue could be the most perfect choice to bring into your living room. These blue living room ideas will definitely suit your style and preference.

Whether it is making blue as the main shade of the room or combining it with other colors, feel free to create your own and unique style of blue living room. Be careful while designing the room since it is the space where you greet your guests and giving them an overall impression of your house. Now, let’s get down to these inspirational living rooms in blue.

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Bring In the Accent Sofa

01) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Bring In the Accent Sofa

There are two visible blue in the living room – which are beautifully combined with the velvety and leathery brown. The tufted sofas appear in electric blue, being the most vivid color in the room. Another one being the accent wall behind the fireplace, which is in a darker blue yet setting the style right.

Decorate With Animal Print Rug

02) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Decorate With Animal Print Rug

Covered in dark blue, the wall serves as the perfect backdrop for the neutral palette of the living room. While the gray armchair and broken white sofa look stylish side by side, the animal print rug is the main focal point of the design. Thanks to the full pattern, the room is not looking plain and dull.

Combine Bold and Soft Hues

03) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Combine Bold and Soft Hues

Surprisingly, blue works with pastel hue as well. The pastel green is just a perfect combination that produces a stylish living room ever. From the huge wall art, a pair of high armchairs, and the accent pillows, they make the layout more balanced together with basic colors like white and gray.

Bookcase as a Statement

04) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Bookcase as a Statement

In fact, you don’t have to have blue walls or blue sofas for a blue living room. The large floor-to-ceiling bookcase is a good example. In the middle of wooden elements and all-white room, it stands out in its own way, suddenly claiming that the room is blue.

Cover the Wall

05) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Cover the Wall

To give a quirky touch into your living room, why don’t you try something unusual? Like, covering your wall in a blue carpet. As it already sets the mood of the room, all that left is adding some pattern so that the room looks more colorful.

Entice With Chandelier

06) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Entice With Chandelier

If you have set your heart to blue, just go all out. The first thing that is noticeable to you would be the all-blue wall, curtains, carpet, and even the sofa. But if you look up at the ceiling, the chandelier is also blue! Last but not least, look out at the window and all you can see is the blue sea.

Add Some Color Contrasts

07) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Add Some Color Contrasts

For some people, all blue will be boring – it all depends on preference. If you also think so, add some bold touch into the room, a color that is completely out of the league. Velvet maroon sofa is enough to make the room look more alive. Even in contrast, they appear beautifully.

Infuse Rich Color Schemes

08) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Infuse Rich Color Schemes

Blue wall is the simplest way for a blue living room. Make it a little more traditional by adding many colors and patterns into it. Don’t be afraid of it will be looking messy, since all the traditional patterns create an irresistible homey charm.

Enhance the Coziness

09) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Enhance the Coziness

The spacious living room looks extremely cozy, presented by the combination of white and baby blue with a touch of nature. The sectional sofa, single armchair, and carpeted floor all takes account in creating such vibes, making it feels welcoming to everyone.

Opt for a Darker Tone

10) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Opt for a Darker Tone

Create a modern and elegant vibe through this navy blue-themed living room with a touch of leathery elements. Everything looks very coordinated in this room, such as the sofa that channels the curtain and the table which is identical to the side tables behind it. The leather sofa makes the room more luxurious-looking.

Put Some Statement Arts

11) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Put Some Statement Arts

Bring out the eclectic vibe of this blue living room by adding a vivid color in it. Yellow and blue has been a great partner for design, and the combination of both resulted in a very astonishing layout. Just like how the two yellowish wall art dominating the room but not overshadows the blue for its own good.

Touch of Stylish Vintage

12) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Touch of Stylish Vintage

The blue wall speaks enough for itself, which is why it magnificently stands alone without any wall art – except for one hung in the corner. The modern living room has a vintage touch on the coffee table with a glassy appearance that reflects the stylish design of the room.

Create a Feature Wall

13) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Create a Feature Wall

Instead of blue, the living room is rich in wooden elements and gray furniture. However, it is the bright blue accent wall with a herringbone pattern that is drawing the attention. It blends well with the overall design of the room, even making it more alive.

Mix the Patterns

14) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Mix the Patterns

In any design, patterns are the savior. It is just the right choice if you want to add an accent without looking too much. And the good news is, you can use pattern anywhere. Just like how the curtain channels the pattern on the pillow, which appears next to different patterns.

Create a Wall Gallery to Display Your Collection

15) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Create a Wall Gallery to Display Your Collection

With the presence of red and mustard sofa, it might be hard for the blue wall to be noticeable. Thus, it needs something that makes it center of attention: an extensive collection of wall arts. Bring out every genre, color, and shape, and you will make the most unique accent wall made out of arts.

Layer the Patterns

16) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Layer the Patterns

Another inspirational idea on how to use patterns in your living room. Right off from the floor, the geometric carpet covers the seating area wholly, while the sofa above has the same shade of blue. Balancing the blue layout is the half-moon wall décor with a lot of colors in it. Seems like you don’t need more ornaments in the room.

Mix and Match the Seatings

17) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Mix and Match the Seatings

Don’t be afraid to experiment. With a dark blue wall as a backdrop, the seating area in front of it is the combination of dark green and leather brown – both in different finishing. However, it looks perfectly matching along with the two-levels coffee table and gray rug under.

Old Meets New

18) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Old Meets New

Create a classic and timeless design by combining two different styles: the old and the news. While the blue sideboard has a strong old-fashioned vibe in it, the quotes wall art above is all about minimalist modern. Yet it looks stylish with the exposed brick wall slightly on the side.

Get a Quirky Décor

19) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Get a Quirky Décor

The blue living room has a unique quirky touch on it. The golden framed armchair with fluffy seating seems to be unrelated to the design, yet it turns out to give the uniqueness in it. Such a right choice to distract the view from all-blue.

Add Splashes of Pink

20) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Add Splashes of Pink

Since a long time ago, pink and blue has been best friend. That is why adding a splash of pink only makes the blue living room livelier and comfier. Against the dark blue, each element of the pink is visible.

Create Color Blocks

21) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Create Color Blocks

Three shades of color will not make the living room looks too much. Just take a look at how the wall is divided into two: white and dark blue taking the halves equally. As for the furniture, everything is in gray with light gray carpet under it. Even the peeking wooden floor makes the entire room look perfect.

Plan a Cozy Window Nook

22) Blue Living Room Decorating Ideas - Plan a Cozy Window Nook

A hidden nook on the wall gives a vintage feeling, especially when it is surrounded by bookshelves. Bring back the old memories to your blue living room, but add some pattern on it as well. The tufted armchair works as a good distractor with its vivid color.

Indah Nur Ariviani[Editor]
Indah is an experienced & professional content writer & editor covering awesome ideas about home decor and improvements. She is a hard worker, a life-long learner and a determined person. When she's not writing here, you may find her writing about lifestyle, translating documents or getting dizzy learning finance-related stuff.

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