How to Improve Your Living Room
Your living room is a great public area of the house for you to relax in or entertain guests, and sometimes it needs a boost. Here are some simple ways to upgrade your living room and make it more luxurious and relaxing.
If there are darker colors in your living room, this is a particularly good piece of advice – use metallic accents such as copper or gold in your décor to create contrast and give pops of color. You can also use bronzes and coppers as focal points in white or light colored rooms. If in doubt about what shade of metal to use as an accent, take a paint swatch with you to the store when shopping to make sure there isn’t too much of a clash.
Not all shelving units are created equal! Look at uniquely cut and constructed shelving units, this will give your living room a more sophisticated feel. It also makes your home more unique, and can make the space feel more luxurious and less ‘run of the mill’. A unique shelving or storage space also serves the dual purpose – a decorative statement piece in a room, but also functional and able to be used for practical purposes.
Stick With A Style
It can be tempting to try and incorporate lots of different aspects into your living room, particularly with so many options for home décor on the market. It’s best not to try and blend styles, for example, a room that is predominantly based on natural influences is not likely to look good with random pieces of futuristic or whimsical décor. Feel free to add bold accents here and there, but be sure that your room is a mostly unified style to start with.
Similar to style, it’s important to pick a color palette that best complements the room. A good rule of thumb is dark colors make rooms feel smaller, and light colors make rooms feel larger. It’s probably best to choose colors that go together, or even make the room and furniture neutral colors. Neutral colors are a great way to decorate a room as they give you more freedom with it comes to furnishings, accents, and décor.
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