The living room in most homes are one of the first rooms you enter and entertain, some might even see it as the heart of ones home! In addition, the living room is often the largest room in your home and this is the main space that is used to lounge and to entertain, therefore it is important to consider the comfort and decor of this used space as this is where you feel at home the most.
However, decorating and furnishing your living room does not need to be difficult, it all depends on what you want!
The ideal layout of your living room.
Your living room is the main area in your home where you sit and lounge for a long period of the time, it is where we entertain, eat and watch TV or read after a long day. Therefore, the layout of the living room should be determined by the home owner as they will know what suits them best, ask yourself what you want to get achieve from your living room and what makes you comfortable.
Once you know what you want to achieve with the layout, move on to consider the style and decor. Most common and used style decors are vintage, country, industrial and modern, however have you considered that maybe Scandinavian or a botanical decor for your living room could be better suited to you? Choose the best style and decor that meets your comfort and appearance, this will determine the outlook and complete the overall look.
Furniture in your living room.
There are a lot of home furnishing stores that follow current trends and seasonal styles that could fit well with your living room decor inspiration. Think about what you are looking for in terms of furniture, TV stands, coffee tables, sofas and chairs that will complement each other and the overall look can be found everywhere. How about a DIY project? Why not go to your local charity or vintage shop where you often find beautiful and timeless second-hand furniture for a great price. Revive old furniture with a lick of paint or re-upholster an old chair and enjoy the transformation, a DIY project will not only show you old furniture looking good as new but will also have a personal element and achievement to it.
Accessories for the living room.
Accessories can truly transform any room and complete the overall look of your desired style and decor.
You can accessorise by simply adding colour, comfort and overall atmosphere to your living room using simple yet effective accessories such as pillows for your sofa, pendant or ceiling lamps directly above your coffee or dining table and statement making wall clock as a statement piece.
If you have a large living room, why not add wall lights, plants and an accent wall to create a warmer and cosier space to make it more homely.
Accessories can truly change the overall look and feeling of your home.