You can go with these traditional ideas and paint a basement sober, or also opt for some bold color combinations, using shades of red and other colors to paint your basement.
When it comes to choosing colors for a new basement or for a basement remodeling project, it is important that you not just keep in mind the wall and ceiling paint colors, but also the color of flooring, furniture and other decorative items, to create a nicely blended basement color scheme.
Basement Color Ideas
Here are different colors for basement you can use to paint your basement. Before you start the painting job, use a primer or sealer on the walls to get rid of any uneven surfaces on your wall, to increase the life of your paint. After you are done painting your basement, you can use a finish to protect your walls.
Other popular shades are lemon yellow, yellow-greenish shades, and brown. Brown is a bold color, but might also give a dull feeling. You can also go with shades of chocolate. To paint your ceiling and wall trims, use white or off-white. Compliment with black furniture, and use light fixtures.
If you are painting your walls black, accompany it with basement flooring and furniture of dark yellow or reddish shade. To add colors use colorful modern abstract paintings, vases, lamps, etc. If you don't want to use black, then use gray shade to paint your walls and white ceiling and wall trim colors; and accompany it with light-colored wooden furniture.
To add some interesting visual appeal to the walls, try out some interior paint color and ideas. Like on top side of one wall, use a stencil and paint a design of leaves with white paint. Accompany this color scheme with teak or similar colored furniture.
If you have a big basement, then you can opt for dark or bright color, and dark furniture. But, if you have a small basement then go with a bright color scheme, so the space looks opened up.