Last updated: 27th Sep 2019
Colours have an impact on our everyday lives. Lighter paint colours can make you feel happy and relaxed. Whereas, darker shades tend to be more dramatic and can make you feel anxious or sad. Whatever shade you want to use it's vital to choose a paint colour palette that best suits your home and happiness.
So, which paint colour would you like to use? We can can be inspired by our favourite celebrities.
Chris Hemsworth’s Nature-Inspired Colour Scheme
Do you love the feel of sand in your toes? Are you in awe of the dramatic rise and fall of ocean waves? Then you’ll fall in love with Chris Hemsworth’s beachfront home. His massive living room uses soft hues of brown and cream making it look warm and inviting. The earth tones contrast with the breathtaking ocean blue views, making the living room a relaxing retreat from the day’s cares.
Nicole Kidman’s Neutral Colour Scheme
Nicole Kidman keeps it light in her living room with an ivory colour palette. Ivory blends wonderfully with her dark coloured furniture and grand piano, creating a calm and peaceful ambience. The massive windows give her uninterrupted views of the great outdoors. Plus, they let natural light in giving the room a spacious feel.
Oprah Winfrey Hearty Colour Scheme
It’s no surprise that Oprah’s warm and fuzzy personality extends to her home. Her cosy abode has wood-beamed ceilings and orange colour palette which give the room a warm undertone. The beige walls create a light-hearted finish while the orange is guaranteed to make all her guests feel at home.
Buddy Valastro’s Sunny-Side-Up Colour Scheme
Cake Boss Buddy Valastro’s family features a yellow colour palette. Yellow is known to uplift emotions, increases your focus, and mental activity, essential for creating mouth-watering pastries. If you’re a creative, follow the master baker’s way and slather on some sunny yellow on your walls.
Hugh Jackman’s Yin Yang Colour Scheme
Hugh Jackman’s home features a black exterior and a white interior. His black and white colour scheme is inspired by Jungian yin and yang. The crisp white walls and bleached wooden floorboards complement the warm lightings and lend elegance to the living room. If you’re looking for balance and wholeness in your life, pick a black and white colour palette.
Joanne “JK” Rowling’s Toned Down Color Scheme
JK Rowling uses a neutral colour palette to achieve the serenity that every writer needs to churn out bestsellers. Fortress Rowling features white walls, beige floors and wooden furnishings which make for a great blank canvas. They play the background well, allowing Rowling to bring in massive, pink sofas to add vibrancy to the living room.
Mariah Carey’s Ritzy Colour Scheme
Famous singer and songwriter Mariah Carey extends her passion for fashion to her lavishly appointed bathroom. White walls keep the room clean, light and fresh while the gold adds sophistication and glamour. Looking to add some glitz into your bathroom? Pick a white and gold colour palette and watch your transform from drab to fab.
Mark Wahlberg’s Neutral Colour Scheme
Mark Wahlberg goes for a neutral colour palette for his dining room. White walls showcase his art pieces and make his eye-catching furniture stand out. He warms up the sharp white with wooden floors, soft lighting and a matching beige rug. Would you like your dining room to look well lit and more spacious? Paint it white and hang a French candle chandelier for added elegance.
LeBron James’s Fresh Colour Scheme
Pro basketball player LeBron James keeps things spick and span with a white colour scheme for his kitchen. White paint creates a streamlined and pristine look which keeps LeBron’s creative juices flowing. Especially when he’s whipping up delicious meals. Do you know what keeps him grounded? The natural French oak and marble floors, reminiscent of a basketball court. If you want to keep temperatures low in your kitchen, try a white colour palette.
Miranda Kerr’s Tasteful Colour Scheme
Miranda Kerr’s dining room reflects her love for glamour. She goes for a bold dark grey paint for her wall and wooden ceiling beams. This forms a mysterious backdrop for the white chairs and porcelain centrepieces. The grey paint not only adds depth to her dining room – it gives it an elegant finish without being too firm. Don’t rely on your dining room furniture to showcase your style. Go for a moody shade or a lighter grey colour palette to transform your space.
Selena Gomez’s Mellow Colour Scheme
Want to have a comfy living room? Borrow a leaf from Selena Gomez’s homely living room.
She mixes neutral colours to create a home-sweet-home vibe for all her guests. The white, beige and brown colour palette also balances her large size sofas and the brick fireplace. Add patterns and textures to your neutral colour palette so that your space can be cosy without being bland.
Stephen Curry’s Warm Neutral Colour Scheme
Star player Stephen Curry lives in a 10,000 square-feet mansion in Alamo whose interiors are painted brown, yellow, and white. Although these shades possess different effects, they instantly make a room look bright and inviting when combined. A coat of brown paint will evoke a sense of security and give your room an urbane look. White and yellow will create the illusion of a larger space.
Dwayne Johnson’s Earthy Colour Scheme
Dwayne uses earthy shades of brown to create a warm and dramatic space. Brown curtains and dark wood contrast heavily with his white walls and marble floors. His large windows provide views of the outdoors, allowing him to commune with Mother Nature. Pick earth colours for your living room if you’re looking to feel good in your space. Earth colours are soothing, and make a room warm and inviting.
Cate Blanchet’s All White Colour Scheme
One of the best spots in Blanchet’s extravagant house is this enormous white bedroom. The white walls and ceiling are only interrupted by pops of dark coloured furniture. This lends personality to an otherwise neutral bedroom. Not to mention the French chandelier that perfectly complements her wood-panelled flooring. Add pops of colour to a neutral colour scheme and watch your room head to an entirely different direction.
Naomi Watts’ Steady Colour Scheme
Naomi Watts keeps the major features of her ‘grown-up’ home white. This gives her more freedom to switch out her decor whenever she wants. From bold coloured sofas to beautiful centrepieces, Watts can make them stand out against a white background. Choose a white colour scheme if you don’t want to be tied down by your decor choices. You can change things up in the future without repainting.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Sandy Colour Scheme
Leonardo DiCaprio brings the beach into his oceanfront property with his large windows and colour scheme. His beach house in Malibu perfectly fits his needs to unwind. He uses sandy brown and beige to connect with the beach. The white ceiling and walls pop up against the deep ocean blue creating the perfect place to meditate and destress.
Gordon Ramsay’s Classic Colour Scheme
Master Chef Gordon Ramsay’s dining area in his Bel Air home is a combination of classic and modern design. A bold print rug and hardwood furniture offset the brightness of the white walls and ceiling. The large doors let in abundant natural light. That’s a great way for Ramsay to see the facial expressions on fellow diners when they sample his expertly prepared food.
Miley Cyrus’ Cozy Colour Scheme
Miley Cyrus’s modern farmhouse in Tennessee is a perfect hideout from showbiz. Her living room has rustic furniture which complements the off-white wall. A brown and off-white colour palette create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Contrast your rich brown furniture with off-white walls and ceiling to instantly warm up your room.
Angelina Jolie’s Upbeat Colour Scheme
Angelina Jolie’s dining room utilises a purple colour palette which shows her strong personality. White and gold curtains hang on dark grey walls which gives the room a subdued and sophisticated feel. The large chandelier, as well as the purple furniture, add vibrancy so that the room doesn’t feel too cold.
Robert Downey’s Lively Colour Scheme
Robert Downey’s sunken living room feels intimate and inviting. The white walls and wooden ceiling beams form the backdrop against which Iron Man experiments with pops of colour. He uses colourful rugs, bold coloured wallpaper and large wall hangings to make the room look vibrant
Shakira’s Monochromatic Colour Scheme
If you’re a busy person like Shakira, having a huge and bright relaxation room is an absolute must. Her room is filled with white furniture, perfectly complimenting the white walls and ceiling. White paint makes her room look more spacious while the large windows bring in natural light which improves her mood.
Tiger Wood’s Dazzling Colour Scheme
Are you one of those people who love to spend time relaxing in your tub while having a glass of wine? Well, check out Tiger Woods’s luxurious master’s bathroom. He uses a white and ivory colour scheme which achieves a calming ambience. The massive mirrors reflect white light making the bathroom bright and roomy.
Robert Pattinson’s Old Hollywood Colour Scheme
Are you planning to remodel your living room? Get some inspiration from Robert Pattinson’s living room. His Spanish colonial-inspired uses brown, beige and silver to give the room a classy glow. Create an aesthetically appealing space by picking a classic neutral palette with browns, brass, gold or silver. You can use stucco instead of dry walls in your living room to provide texture and a Spanish colonial feel.
Ellen Degeneres’s White Colour Scheme
You can never go wrong with white! Just look at how palatial Ellen’s living room looks. Using a white palette on opposing backgrounds such as wooden floors or dark coloured furniture creates a glaring contrast. The huge glass windows add to this room’s appeal. It lets Mother Nature come in and calm Ellen’s mind and soul.
Whoopi Goldberg’s Rustic Colour Scheme
Whoopi Goldberg’s bedroom perfectly suits her down-to-earth personality. Earth tones, antique hardwood floors and rustic furniture stand out against the white walls. So does the remarkable collection of African American artwork hanging on the walls. Add some rustic charm to your living room by picking a neutral colour palette with warm undertones.
Bill Gates’ Intense Colour Scheme
Bill Gates uses different shades of brown and white paint to create an incredibly inviting living room. The white ceiling and warm lighting neutralize the dark walls and furniture. If you have an expansive space like Gates, paint an intense colour on one wall to serve as an accent. A bold coloured wall would overwhelm a small space so go for lighter shades if your room is a little cramped.
Tom Ford’s Fancy Colour Scheme
Designing a living room involves more than choosing colours, you must know how to mix and match. Tom Ford’s background in fashion made it easy for him to incorporate neutral colours with his classic inspired furniture. The massive sliding window allows the natural light which instantly makes the room look bright.
Ginnifer Goodwin’s No-Frills Colour Scheme
Who wouldn’t want to have an expansive deck off their master bedroom? Ginnifer Goodwin’s bedroom uses a white and brown colour scheme that remarkably opens up her space. Her white bed and walls help Goodwin to wind down before bedtime. And in the morning, this pristine colour clears her mind for a great day. She breaks up the white with dark brown lampstands, wooden floor and a floral print couch complete with pink throw pillows.
Celine Dion’s Timeless Colour Scheme
Celine Dion makes a statement with a larger than life bed against a black wall.
The white walls and ceiling balance out the room. However, they are interrupted by large windows which deliver breathtaking views of the sea. Use black paint to form the backbone of your bedroom palette. Then you can pick a shade that fits your personality. From retro red to vintage turquoise and pretty pastels. Black goes with everything.
Will Smith’s Africana Colour Scheme
Will Smith uses a yellow and orange colour scheme that brings out the splendour of Africa. From decorations to furniture and indoor plants, this home has an exotic look and feel. To achieve this, start with a deep orange similar to the sunset in the savannah. Add a beige shade matching the sands of the Sahara. Throw in some ocean blue to remind you of the Indian Ocean and dark green of the tropical rainforest. Finish off with some leather and bold animal prints to give your space an ethnic chic vibe.
Daniel Radcliffe’s White-Washed Colour Scheme
Radcliffe keeps his closet, walls and ceilings white but balances the room with brown wooden floors. The low skylight ceiling lets in natural light during the day and allows Radcliffe to stargaze to his heart’s content. If you have a skylight ceiling, keep things airy and bright by using a white colour palette. White compliments all colours so you can switch up your decor without repainting.
Drew Barrymore’s Going Green Colour Scheme
While some may opt for pink or blue colour schemes for the nursery, Barrymore prefers a more adventurous approach. Her olive green colour palette transforms her nursery into a serene space. Every mum and baby needs good luck, growth, health and tranquillity that a green shade brings. Green varies with light, so consider the light sources in your room before settling on a shade. Use a dark shade to accent the room and a lighter shade to make the room bright and cosy.
Winona Ryder’s Spanish Style Colour Scheme
Winona’s kitchen features chrome accents and cream coloured walls for a stunning cooking space. She uses a neutral colour palette to complement the wood-grained countertop and brick backsplash. Make your kitchen inviting by incorporating hand-painted tiles, rustic cabinets and warm coloured walls.
Robin Williams’ Eccentric Colour Scheme
Robin Williams’s hallway features gold-coloured cabinets and white walls. The ceiling is arched which makes the hallway look like it goes on and on. The ocean blue floors only add to its eccentricity. Arched hallways are great for an imposing yet classical look. Slather on white paint on the walls to create a roomy feel and paint the floors a dark colour to keep things cool.
Shaquille O’Neal’s Benign Colour Scheme
Shaquille’s yellow and brown colour scheme achieves a warm and inviting ambience. Brown conveys a feeling of safety and comfort while yellow attracts attention. Yellow, especially in cold seasons adds warmth to the walls, making the room feel welcoming. Bring a burst of sunshine into your room with yellow and complement it with earthy tones for a mood-shifting space.
Rachel Ray’s Beachy Colour Scheme
White sofas, beige floors, ivory coloured curtains and an ocean blue painting mimic the sandy shore. Ray’s living room has large windows which open up into the pool area bringing in natural light and a cool breeze. Capture the spirit of summer with a coastal colour palette of sun-bleached whites, ocean blues and shades of beige.
Tyra Banks’ Elegant Colour Scheme
Tyra’s ivory coloured bedroom has large windows bring in natural light and beautiful views of the outdoors. She uses beige to create a quiet and pleasant ambience. Use a beige colour palette to achieve the warmth of white or ivory for some understated elegance.
Mel Gibson’s Grounded Colour Scheme
If you want to induce a feeling of naturalness use a brown colour palette. Brown is closely associated with the seasons of fall and winter. Earthy colours such as brown and green bring the comfort of Mother Nature into your room. Gibson’s living room combines a brown colour scheme and wooden furniture to add depth and warmth.
Kevin Durant’s Breezy Colour Scheme
Durant’s beachfront house relaxes his mind every time he opens the large sea-facing doors. The crisp ocean breeze flows into his coastal themed living room making everything alright. You can have your own beach style home even though the coast may be miles away from you. Pick a neutral colour palette, splash some turquoise blue and natural wood tones and you’ll be halfway there.
Lady Gaga’s All-Neutral Colour Scheme
Lady Gaga takes it down a notch at her sophisticated bedroom. She uses different hues of ivory to create harmony and dark floors to pull the room together. Gaga’s room seems safe and snug what with all the comfy sofas, plush pillows and billowy curtains. Take an all-neutral approach to make your bedroom a soothing sanctuary.
Conan O’brien’s Relaxed Colour Scheme
Swimming is a great way to calm your mind and body after a long stressful day. And adding colours that match your pool area can help you relax even more. One good example is using a grey shade as your dominant colour and white to mellow it out. Have a look at Conan O’brien’s pool area. This colour combination helps you loosen up even before you dive into the pool.
Jennifer Aniston’s Regal Colour Scheme
Jennifer Aniston detaches from showbiz by soaking up in her custom-made outdoor bathtub. Her bath and floors are entirely fashioned out of marble. The bath overlooks a green garden enclosed in a brown coloured fence. Marble works in tandem with earthy tones allowing Aniston to be one with nature. Since marble comes in different colours you can easily match it to your favourite colour palette.
Kim Kardashian’s Delightful Colour Scheme
An outdoor living space is great for hosting parties and Kim Kardashian knows it only too well. She uses brown, wood-beamed ceilings and neutral shades to create an inviting space. Her white sofas and bright lighting make the space look expansive so that guests don’t feel confined.
Give your guests a different experience with an outdoor living space. Make it an extension of your interiors by incorporating your current colour scheme.
Channing Tatum’s Gleaming Colour Scheme
Look how spacious and tranquil Channing Tatum’s living room is. He uses a light neutral palette which stills his busy mind. This shade also blends well with the dark brown wooden centre table and abstract painting mounted on the wall. And the enormous windows cast huge beams of light into the room.
Stephen Amell’s Silver Lining Colour Scheme
Stephen Amell uses a grey palette to create a masculine effect. Grey walls contrast beautifully with the white marble and dark wood floors. The crisp and cool of grey is downplayed by the warmth of white sofas and beige rug. The result? An edgy yet timeless and balanced space.
Jennifer Lopez’s Snazzy Colour Scheme
Here’s how intricate and sophisticated J-Lo’s beauty salon looks like. She makes a bold choice with the colour purple, instantly bringing an aura of exclusivity and extravagance. Pair a purple colour palette with green, grey or white to create a soothing yet refined ambience.
Rihanna Fenty’s Chic Colour Scheme
Floor to ceiling windows give Rihanna beautiful views 24/7. She uses dark wood on the floor and ceiling to accent the room. Her white sofas keep her living room cosy and bright.
Glass floor to ceiling windows have an infinity effect. If you have them, its best to use darker tones on the floors to balance the room.
Zayn Malik’s Vivid Colour Scheme
Zayn Malik shows his masculine side with a black and brown colour scheme. He uses texture to create contrast between the roof and the floors and makes the beams stand out by painting them black. His white sofas and ivory rug make the place look unsullied. Do you want certain areas of your room to stand out? Experiment with textures and bold colours.
Chris Pine’s Nature-Inspired Colour Scheme
Chris Pine combines purple with earthy tones in his relaxation room. The wall to wall windows reveal cascading creepers which bring the outdoors closer. Nature blends beautifully with the wooden ceiling and brown furniture to create a warm and soothing effect. If your living room is surrounded by nature, use the earthy shades of brown and let Mother Nature envelop you.
Jennifer Lawrence’s Classy Colour Scheme
Using a white shade on your wall and ceiling instantly brightens up your room. It allows you to experiment with dark coloured furniture and curtains. Jennifer Lawrence’s bedroom is a good example. The white gives her room a blank canvas to incorporate emerald green curtains and dark grey furniture for a vintage look and feel.