Decorating your living rooms can be tedious and overwhelming at times. Let’s face it, this is your room of comfort and ensuring that it has the touch to go with it is more of a necessity than a requirement. Of course, you’ll need to find the right furniture, color scheme, outlay, and to cut the long story short, you have to come up with a good plan. Whether you have a family or you are staying alone, chances are, you want your living room to look great. This article offers you an easy place to start with five simple and effective ways to design your living room. They include the following:

1. Throw In Some Cushions 

For the longest time, pillows and cushions have been thought of as bedroom elements. To misconstrue this misconception, you need to know that you can use pillows and throw pillows in your living room. They not only help to add color but can be used to spruce things up and enhance your comfort levels. You have a wide variety of cushions on the market that can be used in whatever environment including your patio, and for such, you might consider waterproof pillows and cushions. Most importantly, when investing in pillows m, and cushions, ensure that they are of superior quality. Among other considerations when it comes to picking pillows and cushions include: 

  • The feel – Consider pillows and cushions that are soft and comfortable. Pillows and cushions come in different filling materials. Feather fillings are about the best that you can ask for
  • Placement – Depending on your living room size and the type of furniture you’ve invested in, it can be hard to determine where to place a cushion. The best thing is that they are called throw pillows and cushions for a good reason. Just throw them around! 
  • Washability – Consider investing in throw pillows that are easy to clean. Most throw pillows are machine washed, so this shouldn’t be a cause for alarm

2. Make Use Of Artwork

Building a gallery corner is an excellent way to enhance the look in your living room. You can pick a spot in the room to arrange prints and paintings that complement the color of your room. The gallery helps create artistic looks in the space, taking the attention from the other furnishings. In case you find paintings to be costly, you can opt for snapshots and frames of your photos. Upscale the gallery vibe in your living room by hanging photos from your best life experiences.

3. Add Color

One of the most common ways to add color to your living room is by painting the walls. However, if you are one of those people who don’t have the time and resources for a full makeover, you can add color in smaller ways with rugs, vases, lamps, shades, and pillows. Try experimenting with various patterns and colors.  Suitable rugs strategically placed in the living room also add texture and color to space. Changing the shades of lighting is also another way of adding color to your living space. You can choose to buy from décor stores or design one yourself.

4. Use Wallpaper

You can change the general outlook of your room by using wallpaper. The market holds various patterns, colors, and textures that can fit your choice. The other additional advantage of using wallpaper is that you can use it in different ways. It’s easy to get confused by the variety of wallpaper options in the market. To avoid this, be sure to research and plan before settling for one particular type, size, and color. If you still encounter problems in picking one, consult an expert in interior design.

5. Add Greenery

Nature offers the most amazing beauty to add to your living room. There are a variety of choices when it comes to bringing mother nature indoors. However, there are considerations to factor in, especially if it’s your first time decorating your home with plants. First and foremost, you need to choose a plant species that can thrive under low light and air conditions. You also have the option of going for artificial plants that are low maintenance. 

The living room should be a space that offers comfort and relaxation to you, your family, and your friends. Whether you are going for a modern or traditional style, make sure that you have a plan that caters to all your needs. Good luck in finding the right elements that will help to enhance your living room! 

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