7 Abstract Painting Ideas for your Living Room

Nov 01, 2023

Why Choose Abstract Painting for Your Living Room?

Abstract art is a great way to add texture and depth to your room. It can also be used a way of expressing yourself, whether it's through your favorite color palette or something more personal.
If you've been thinking about getting an abstract painting for your living room but aren't sure where to start, here are some ideas:

Choosing the Right Colors for Your Abstract Painting

Choosing the right colors for your abstract painting is an important step in creating a work of art that complements your living room. You want to make sure that the colors you choose match the existing furniture and decor, but also stand out from it. If there are any large pieces of furniture or other items in your living room, consider how they will look when placed next to your painting. For example:
If there's already a lot going on in terms of color (like if there's a lot of green), then choosing complementary shades like reds or blues could help create both areas at once!

Creating a Focal Point with Abstract Painting

Creating a focal point with an abstract painting can be a great way to draw attention to the room. If you're looking for ideas on how to create a focal point in your living room, consider these techniques

  • Choose an unusual painting that will catch people's eyes when they walk into the room. You can choose an abstract painting with bright colors or one that has interesting shapes and patterns on it.
  • Place this large-scale artwork at eye level so that everyone who enters will see it immediately and stop to admire it before continuing into other areas of the home or office space.
  • Use lighting wisely when displaying large works of art like these so they don't appear too dark or dull against walls painted with light colors such as white or cream shades (unless this is what you prefer).

How to Hang an Abstract Painting in Your Living Room

  • Choose the right size and shape for your painting.
  • Hang the painting at the right height.
  • Use the right hardware to hang your painting

7 Abstract Painting Ideas for Your Living Room

  1. Abstract landscape painting
  2. Abstract portrait painting
  3. Abstract cityscape painting
  4. Abstract still life painting
  5. Abstract floral painting (flowers, fruits, vegetables)
  6. Geometric art (geometric shapes) 7 Animal portraits or still lifes

Tips for Choosing the Right Abstract Painting for Your Living Room

  • Choose a painting that fits your style. If you're looking for an abstract painting, it's important to consider what kind of art would fit in with the rest of your decor. For example, if you have a lot of traditional furniture and accessories in your living room, then an abstract piece might not work as well as one that has geometric patterns or bold colors.
  • Consider the size of your living room. The size of the painting will also help determine which type is best for your space; smaller paintings are ideal if there isn't much wall space available while larger ones can fill up empty spaces more easily without overwhelming them visually (or physically).

How to Care for Your Abstract Painting

When you buy an abstract painting, you should know how to care for it.

  • Clean the painting regularly with a soft cloth and mild soap solution. Avoid using harsh chemicals or solvents as they may damage the surface of your artwork.
  • Do not place your artwork in direct sunlight or near heat sources (such as radiators). Also avoid placing it in areas where moisture and humidity are high such as bathrooms or kitchens because this could cause discoloration over time.


Abstract painting is an excellent way to add color, texture and personality to your living room. There are plenty of options to choose from, so take some time and explore the possibilities!

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