Lovely Living Room Ideas & Designs

If there’s any room in that you want to be stylish, it is the living room. It is said that that the living room is the story of who we are and a collection of things we love. With a living room—we can reunite with family gatherings to launching parties with friends. As a matter of fact, you’d be surprised how much time you spend in your living room. It takes courage to mix things up and conviction to push a look to our living room to a limit. When you do, the reward is this room that exude passion, personality, and flair. I’d like to list several advices to transform your living room into your cozy, functional sweet spot. 

1. Choose Interior Design Styles

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We are know the living room is the highlight of your home, so create the things you wish existed. The first step to design your living room is choosing the right style of flair that illuminates your taste and reflects your personality. Do you prefer French country furniture? Coastal pieces? Or do you care for Scandinavian style? From traditional design to mid-century style, all furniture that suit your interior design style can be found here.

2. Color Palette

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You can start to turn your attention to the color palette of your living space after determining which style you desire. As we know, color palette is the one of the most important design elements of any room. If your living room is small in size, make sure to select a simple palette. Using light, radiant colors like white, beige, or oyster-colored grey is a great solution. Including some neutral tones in your palette is a clever way to make everything easier. Choose cream, brown, or khaki will enliven the personality of your home. Soft neutrals bring the right amount of warmth and can be nicely matched with other colors.

3. Focus on Your Furniture Wisely

Now, you have chosen the color palette you’d like for your living room. It’s time to focus on the furniture. It is no doubt that every living room should be equipped with comfortable and stylish seating since the living room is, after all, the dedicated space for reunion. Sofas, chairs as well as ottomans take up the space and make your living room more inviting. Choose suitable seating that matches your interior design style.

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Split Back Futon Sofa Bed Convertible Couch

Set of 4 Mid Century Dining Side Armless Chairs

32″ Faux Leather Storage Footrest Ottoman Bench

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In addition, placing a coffee table in front of your sofa makes a perfect relation to place your cold drink on the summer afternoons. If there’s additional storage compartments, you can make plenty of small belongings, like hold remote controllers or reading materials. This would make everything look organized and declutter your lifestyle.


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Modern Coffee Table Side End Table Cabinet

Living Room Rectangular Coffee Table
Durable Rectangular Coffee Table

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4. Light your Living Room Up
The lighting in a home changes the mood of a room just as it does the perceived size of a room. Placement and type are important aspects of interior design, and they work in conjunction with color selections, room size, availability of natural light and furniture selection. The elements that come together when the right lighting is achieved transform a room into a seamless combination of functionality and style. Adding light fixtures to brighten up your living room! From gorgeous chandeliers to pendant lamps or just simple recessed lights, a well-equipped light fixture is the key point to show off your taste and enhance the beauty.

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Pendent Ceiling 3 – Light Chandelier Lighting Fixture

Elegant Sheer Shade Floor Lamp

Table Swing Arm Floor Lamp with Shade 2 USB Ports

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5. Create a Gallery Wall

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Nothing draws attention of your guests like a gallery wall. Creating a gallery wall is a simple way to bring style and personality to your living room — no painting or wallpapering required. All you need is a hammer, some frame hooks and a collection of your favorite art. A great gallery wall can be just pictures, whether art or photos. It can also be much more than that.

 

To make a great gallery wall, start with your favorite images like photographs, drawings, or art, and then start adding in the things you cherish like postcards from favorite vacations, your grandmother’s dishes, jewelry, or pieces from your favorite game. The possibilities are essentially endless. Of course, you still have to keep it stylish. But with some practice and a keen editorial eye, creating an eclectic and chic gallery wall is no trouble at all. Did we mention that hanging a collection of your favorite art can bring colors and vitality to your space and take it to the next level.