Is it that time again?
Ready to make your living room more of an adult space instead of for the kids, going from traditional decor to contemporary decor or just tired of looking at the same ole setup!
Whatever the reason you're here looking for interior decorating ideas, you are definitely in the right place, and you are not alone.
Sometimes it can be hard to plan the perfect living room design because it's easy to get lost in the details and lose sight of the main idea that you once had for your space.
If this is sounding familiar to you, then you are in luck, because you'll find some great living room ideas, be them big or small, to help you along your way to a killer sense of decor.
Let’s get started.
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Pick Your Color Scheme
When you're looking to completely redo your living room, start with your color scheme. This can be a particular hue, or a variety of ones that you think work together.
Now it will be much easier to make decisions whenever you're looking for pieces to put in your room, be them pillows, furniture, paint, wallpaper, or artwork.
This is important to make sure the entire living room design works together at the end of it all. It doesn't take much to bring it all together by simply being conscious of your color scheme.
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Don't Be Afraid To Mix Patterns and/ or Prints
We live in times where pretty much anything is acceptable when it comes to interior design.
So, take advantage of that and don't be afraid to mix patterns and prints that you find, assuming they fit into the color scheme that you've chosen. You can do this with accent pieces of furniture if you are bold, or a rug if you are looking for something more traditional.
Quick Tip: You can get easily accomplish this by simply choosing a great piece of abstract or contemporary artwork varying in patterns, colors, prints etc. It will also give you a way to fill in your wall while helping your create the atmosphere you are looking for in your space. Now of days, you can find tons art for sale quickly, if you choose to buy your artwork online.
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Use What You've Got In Your Home
Just because you're recreating your living room, you don't need to get rid of everything you've got in there.
Some of the best living room ideas will come from simply repurposing what you already have.
Consider the option of reupholstering a chair or couch. Maybe you can repaint the walls, that vase or lamp to fit your color scheme.
Don't be afraid to really do your best to reuse what you've got to make it a brand new living room.
The goal of designing your living room is to make it fresh, new, exciting and inviting. It doesn't mean you have to spend thousands of dollars to get that accomplished.
Simply remember that all you need to do is find a few new pieces that will help you spice up the room, and then re-work them to give everything a new glow without going bankrupt in the process.
It can happen a lot easier than you think, all you have to do is put a little thought towards what you already own and you'll see all sorts of new possibilities with what you have already.
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Pick A Statement Piece
Critical for creating a fantastic finished product, a statement piece is most often your favorite part of your collection.
It can be a piece of furniture, an accent wall, a prized rug, etc. There are all sorts of options that you can look at to really give your room some flair.
Simply remember what mood you are trying to capture, as well as, your scheme and you'll find the perfect piece that you're looking for, easy as that.
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Give Minimalism A Chance
Just because you've got the budget to get $6,000 worth of pieces, doesn't mean you should.
Sometimes simplistic and minimalist look really works well in a living room, especially if it's small. A clean and organized space really makes it look fresh, so seriously consider the option of limiting your knick knacks and crowded bookshelves and that mountain of pillows.
Sometimes a simple declutter really is the best way to get a space looking brand new. This is definitely the best way to go about creating a room, be it from scratch or reorganizing everything you already have with a few new touches here and there.
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When it doubt, simply look for a new piece of artwork. That is one of my favorite go to options!
Pick one that matches the theme you already have going and put it in a place of importance so that those who come into the room see it right away.
You'll love the effect it gives and it will really turn your living room into a great area for public and private enjoyment. Remember that this is your space and you see it 99% more than majority of folks.
So if you love the way it looks and feels at the end of the day, then you’ve done a great job with your space!