There's a common tendency to want to push sofas up against the wall. In some rooms this is necessary due to size restrictions, however, in the majority of cases, there's room to pull the sofa away from the wall. If this is the case in your home give it a
Consider, too, what you really need in your living room, and what you can live without. At the very least, you'll need enough seating, side and/or coffee tables, a TV unit, storage for everything from gaming equipment to toys to books. If this is starting to over-load the room, what
If you’re the sort of person to walk around without shoes on inside, carpet helps to keep your feet warm and radiates an aura of cosiness. Ultimately, what you choose should depends on the conditions of the room and your lifestyle. As we mentioned earlier, think about the effect you
Once you've chosen your main room colour, pick out one main accent and another one or two accent shades to use in smaller doses. This gives you the opportunity to add warmth to a neutral scheme, cool down a bright scheme, link together two ends of a long or open-plan
Another great way that you can add some colour to your living room and spruce up a neutral sofa is to add some cushions. Bold reds and yellows look great in a neutral living room and you can even mix and match colours or patterns.
Install trim around your fireplace that frames the fireplace itself. We love this tiered trimming concept, done in all white like the rest of the room’s walls, as an accentuation of the fireplace itself. Classic and clean architectural detail that packs a punch.
Do you prefer to splash out with bright colours or play it safe with muted tones? Functionality and long term usage is just as important as appearance, so do consider that your tastes may change. Of course, it is possible to combine different requirements and needs together. However, the more
Creating living room decor in a modernist vain is a practice in less being more. Utilizing neutral color schemes to accentuate contour lines, strong geometric shapes and asymmetrical designs are the hallmarks of modern furniture. Achieving the modern look relies heavily upon furniture selection as well as placement. Search Living
While having a small living room presents more challenges than a bigger space, the design can often turn out to be better resolved and better planned thanks to the size restrictions. But don't worry as there are plenty of small living room ideas on homify to help you get inspired.
Your living room floor suffers a lot of use and abuse, so choosing the best is key. A carpet may look lovely to begin with, but light colours should be avoided in favour of darker shades, contemporary patterns or a low-pile, stain resistant carpet. Either way, it's worth knowing how
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