There is nothing that will make you more proud than designing your living room in a way that all of your family enjoys it. A lot of Australian households use their living room as a lounge room where they wind-down.
That is because your living room is a primary spot in your house, and it sets the tone for the rest of the home decor. It is also the best space to showcase your style as well as experiment with colors, patterns, and layouts.
1. The Double Coffee Tables
There have been a lot of trends of having multiple furniture pieces instead of having one large one.
Instead of putting a large coffee table in your living room, find two identical coffee tables and place them in a way so that they fill the central space of the room as well as create an exciting piece in your living room.
Try to create unique and fun shapes with them because they will act as an accessory as well as being a functional space.
2. Couch As A Centerpiece
When you are picking out a couch for your living room, it is best to invest in one that you both like visually as well as it being a durable and good-quality piece of furniture.
Picking a couch that will act as a centerpiece of your living room you will make the room look more luxurious and modern.
Another thing you will need to take into consideration when you are picking out the couch is your lifestyle. If you have children or pets, you are less likely to pick a white couch.
Pick a couch that won’t get dirty fast and one that is comfortable. If you want your couch to be in the center of attention and spice up your living room, you can buy ones that have fun patterns on them.
3. Beautify Your Room With Wood Floors
Another fantastic way to make your living room more beautiful is by getting new floors. Instead of getting fuzzy carpets installed, opt for wood floors. Every flooring option comes with its own set of benefits.
For example, timber flooring is the most popular in Sydney because it is not only beautiful, but it is really simple to maintain, and it is easy to incorporate with your existing furniture and decor.
The most important thing is that timber flooring will improve the quality of air, and it is the perfect option for families that struggle with allergies.
4. Mix Different Lights
Mixing different types of lighting options is the key to having a beautiful, modern living room. The key to having lighting is to create an ambiance that is warm yet functional.
Therefore it is best to combine ceiling fixtures, floor lamps as well as table lighting to create the best mood. And lighting up a candle can relax your mind, and it will create the perfect winding down space.
5. Use Rugs As Accents
Many people either have whole rooms covered by a rug or the rug is too small. The key to creating an accent with the rug is it being larger than the seating space that’s on top of it, but not covering the whole room.
The other half of picking the right rug is paying attention to its colour, texture, and pattern, so it doesn’t clash with other decoration pieces and the overall style of the room.
When you are updating your living room, there are plenty of things that you can choose from. But don’t let that intimidate you.
All you need to do is put some thought into it and arrange it. In the end, the only important thing is that you and your family enjoy spending time on it.
Mia Ackerson is a Melbourne-based writer. Loves writing about home decorations and home improvements. She’s also interested in reading books, movies, music, baking, and gardening. You can follow her on twitter.