Welcome to your one-stop-shop for learning how to decorate a living room. There are a few simple things to keep in mind before taking the plunge. Think about your intended purpose for this space. This will help you decide on the right furniture and decor to keep the room looking cohesive. If your living room is primarily for entertaining guests, you’ll want enough seating and lighting to encourage conversation. However, if you plan on spending a lot of time in this room to watch TV, play games, and read books, consider furniture that allows you to stretch out and relax for an extended period of time. Regardless of how you intend to use your space, there are a few key elements essential to a well-decorated living room. Comfortable seating, tablespace, lighting, and decor combine to create a welcoming place to lounge.
Living room ideas
Some people call it a living room, others, a lounge, or more formally, a sitting room. But however you refer to it, there’s no doubting this room’s main purpose in your home: to be a comfortable space where the household can relax. These living room ideas will help you create your dream space however much you have to spend.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration to completely redecorate or just want to give your space a quick refresh, we’ve got living room decorating ideas, styling tips and the best shopping advice to help you choose the perfect sofa or find the ideal colour for your walls.
Love pattern? Then check out our pick of the best living room wallpaper ideas. From alcove shelving to stylish media units, keep clutter at bay with some clever living room storage ideas and give rugs, cushions and other decorative accessories space to shine.
Even if you’ve got a tiny square footage to work with (if so – check out our small living room ideas) or particularly love a specific style (modern living room ideas, anyone?) we’ve got a huge amount of beautiful inspiration and expert advice to guide you through the living room design process.
So what are you waiting for? Get started on these living room décor galleries before you even pick up a paint brush.
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