Colour your living room with soft and natural shades. You can go for neo-classical style which tends to be more earthy beige and brown earthy tones. Contemporary styles are more prone to the primary red, blue, green, yellow colours mixed in with black and white. If you want this room to be high in energy and active you may go for bright colours such as red or orange or yellow. If you wish to make a relaxing and quiet room, then go with soft colours like blue or green, purple etc.