20 Ways to Use Pastel Colors in Scandinavian Living Rooms

Scandinavian design is one of the favorites of homeowners and designers for its beauty, simplicity and utility. You can see that the style of the Scandinavian houses is focused on clean lines and functionality. The overall impression is just flawless and elegant. We have introduced a few Scandinavian spaces but it seems that we can not get enough of this look. That’s why we’ve put together a new list for you that includes living rooms with this theme. This time pastel colors were used in the rooms. The combination of pastel shades and Scandinavian design makes the living space truly stunning.

When designing a house with a Scandinavian theme, several factors must be considered. In addition to the clean lines, the use of light is important.

Scandinavian rooms are bright and usually earthy muted colors and are used minimal ornament, But it will not ruin the look if you try to add a few colors. In most cases, interior designers use pastels instead of bold colors to preserve the simplicity of the space. Although pastel colors are just bright, they can give your home a sweet and warm touch.

Let’s take a look at the living room below.

1. 60m² Scandinavian interior

60m² Scandinavian interior

Imade pastel

This Scandinavian interior is filled with stickers and contains splashes of baby pink, teal, gray and white. Every colored element and the patterns it contains surprise the eye. Simple Scandinavian furniture is also used here, while the two miniature cacti and a potted tree in nature give a touch of green.

2nd Scandinavian living room

Scandinavian living room

Claudia Stephenson Interiors

Apart from the neutral tones in this living area, the patterns in it are also very attractive, like those from the carpet and the wall decoration. It’s amazing that the designers were able to unleash their passion for pastels and patterns for this space.

3. Triplex Apartment in the Upper West Side

Triplex Apartment in the Upper West Side

Tara Benet design

The different shapes and forms of furniture in this living area create a unique charm for the living room. Your eyes will surely be attracted to the colors light blue, turquoise, pink and red.

4. The home of Romy and Ilya

The home of Romy and Ilya

Holly Marder

If you compensate for pastels with lots of white space, you get a stunning living room like this one. Although a range of shades are used here, it is calm due to the light wood furniture and the white color.

5. Top Paddock Residence

Top paddock residence

Aspect 11

I know you’ll agree that the pastel cushions go well with the gray sofa and gray floor. This looks like a grown-up way to use pastel colors.

6. Living room Scandinavian

Living room Scandinavian

Duong Arc

This pastel-colored apartment area has a mix of colored walls and subdued elements. The pictures bring a creative charm to the living room.

7. Loft Olivedalsgatan Gothenburg

Loft Olivedalsgatan Gothenburg

Papac Media AB

Is not this a nice, simple living room with white walls, light wood floors and a standard fireplace that brings warmth to the environment? Also note the pastel colored pillows on the white sofa.

8. Loft S.W.

Loft S.W.

Studio Joa Herrenknecht

This mid-sized Scandinavian loft-style living room with white walls and dark wood floors looks really relaxing!

9. Antoni Maura

Antoni Maura
At first glance, you would get that tropical feeling in this room because you see palm trees outside the house small balcony, But if you look into the living room, you will undoubtedly get the Scandinavian feel in it.

10th Salon séjour

Salon séjour

Leroy Merlin OFFICIEL

The color green is used here in different tones, which combine the look of the living room. Also note what they did on the wall to make the room unique.

11. Pastel living room

Pastel living room

Doris Leslie Blue

Although the cushions on the white sofa are not all pastel colors, the white wall, the elegant furniture and the green curtains offset the bold colors.

12. Victor Wharf – Private

Victor Wharf - Private

Pavel Pisanko

This bright and dreamy living room has a pink three-seater and a soft, gray armchair with an outer back and lilac. The pendant lamps made of wood and glass are interesting room elements.

13. Nordic pastels

Nordic pastels


The black, white and gray tones of this living room are highlighted by the pink wall paint.

14. Piso en barrio Serrano

Piso en barrio Serrano

Hannah Brown

This house has a small space but its colors and layout make it look relaxing. The striped wall art gives the living room color and style. It’s so nice, too Chair in the living room good mixes.

15. Linne’staden, Rosengatan 7

Linne'staden, Rosengatan 7

Entrance Fastighetsmäkleri

This may be small and rustic, but it certainly serves its purpose for relaxation. What brings this look together is the use of black, white and gray, while adding some pastel cushions and pink artwork. Another special feature is the green foliage.

16. Projecte Diagonal Mar

Projecte Diagonal Mar

Meritxell Ribé – The room studio

This living area seems to be in a condominium, but even in this urban environment you can still achieve a Scandinavian interior. The natural light that enters the house gives it more appeal, while the patterns make it look more exciting.

17th Pacific


Oliver Simon Design

The color palette of this living room keeps everything bright and light, but a few key black accents have been added to create contrast and highlight design features.

18. Loft à Bagnolet

Loft in Bagnolet

Géraldine Blé – Agence Bepop & Lula

A great scandinavian open concept for a living room with music area. The decors give the room more life with white walls and medium brown wood floors.

19th J + A

J + A

Studio FortyFour

If you want something modern, yet Scandinavian, this is the living room for you. And what has contributed to its appeal is the use of pastel colors not only in the living room, but also in the kitchen.

20. Inspiration


Maisons du Monde

Do not you just love the pink and mint green colors in this living room? If I just look at it, I want to jump into the picture and sit down on the sofa! Apart from the pillows, this console cabinet on the back is very nice! This room definitely gives us lots of ideas for DIY.

Anyone can fall in love with this kind of interior, especially if it’s done in pastel colors! I know you will agree that these living rooms are very nice and well designed. Apart from the colors, the choice of furniture and its arrangement look very nice. So, if you’re just planning to decorate your interior, why not think about a Scandinavian design? It will surely provide you with a relaxing environment that is absolutely Instagram worthy!


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