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Making the best of the living room space

Your living area is the place where family and friends come together and spend time. In other words, your living room speaks a lot about your personality, don’t you agree? Yes, and having a vibrant décor for the living room is just so welcoming and can literally translate into ‘feeling at home’ for anyone.

Some call it a living room, drawing room or a family room- and a living area is by far the most utilized area of a home when guests visit. The perfect place to relax, unwind and entertain. Regardless of the area of space, here are a few pointers that can really help you in making the living room comfortable and stylish.

So let’s get started…

Tip No.1

Seating it right

A living room in most homes is a room used to entertain guests or just relax. Making sure the place has ample and comfortable seating is primary to living space décor.

Choosing the furniture

The furniture options to choose from are far and many. For a bigger space, soft and cozy lounge sets are comfortable and stylish. A complete sofa set looks slightly formal but with colorful cushions thrown around, it adds life and cheer. Alternately, a sectional sofa works great for a décor that is contemporary or minimalistic.

For a smaller room, flexible and light furniture sets add space. Small chairs, rugs, ottomans look perfect in such a setup. Another great décor idea is using foldable wooden coffee tables and chairs that add a rustic charm to the living space.

A few more pointers to consider

Is the living room space for watching movies together? Go for comfy sofas or lounges.

Is it space where friends and family get together to play board games and read books? Simple wooden chairs and tables, wall bookshelves are perfect for this setting. If playing board games around the coffee table is your style then a coffee table that’s easy to get to is great. Additionally, a coffee table with interior storage is good for putting away CD’s, books, board games and toys. . Consider hanging shelves if you have a space constraint.

Tip no.2

Make a signature wall or corner

Want a visually appealing living area? Try using a single wall or corner to host beautiful pictures and artwork. Keep the corner neat with a vintage chest of drawer or coffee table to accentuate the look.

Some of the best décor tips don’t need much of purchasing it just needs a few elements that add warmth and comfort. Like a bright yellow or orange wall that creates a vibrant look when complemented with light ceiling and lighter shades of furniture. Another great idea is to opt for wallpapers with pretty motifs.

Tip no.3

The three R’s: Restore, Renovate and Redo

The best way to give a facelift to the living room décor is to rearrange, redo and refresh art and furniture. Mix and match stuff, add in accent pieces or a new rug to give a makeover to the living room.

However, if you want a more affordable way of revamping your stuff, you could repaint the shelves, change the upholstery and it would be as good as new.

Tip no. 4

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