Top designers know how to make the most out of the least when it comes to living room décor. Read top ideas that won’t take your bottom dollar. You don’t have to wait for the future to transform your living room to something modern.
Shape, size, texture, and colour are elements offered by throw pillows. Designers evoke and accentuate on a number of styles with the methodical placement of throw pillows. Depending on interior design, large pillows serve as seats for guests and tops for tables.
Use bold colours to accentuate on wallpaper, furniture cloth, and paintings.
Musical instruments please listeners via sense of hearing, yet considering many instruments are made of brass, wood, and other sturdy materials, please the eyes too.
Use drum heads for storage, saxophones for vases, and cymbals for table tops. Get creative, seeking new instruments online or local music stores. Alternatively, save money, visiting a number of garage sales or view local listings for second-hand items. With a little bit of creativity and extra cleaning, instruments become aesthetic gems for your living room.
Innovate designers understand: less is more. Consider saving the need to decorate as well as spend money, stripping the walls of décor and painting them white. Subsequently, the absence of wall attractions will make the living room look larger as well as draw attention to subtler implements, such as decorative vases.
Be economical as well as kind to the environment, using scented candles, dressing the room in scents and addressing visual needs at night and during the day. Electricity bills increase during winter and summer months; use less electricity and keep the room smelling great with one home implement.
Candles can be dangerous if homeowners are not mindful of children and pets. Also, always ensure flames are distinguished before leaving the room or home.
Sofa sets are expensive items. However, aside from minding custom, there’s no need to purchase a sofa set, especially if one does not have a large family or host company often.
Rather than buy a cumbersome and expensive sofa set, consider investing in stylish chairs and accompanying footrests. Find a number of appealing chairs at Swivel UK. Take advantage of added space by fixing the room with antiques, nostalgia items, and family heirlooms.
Curtains draw attention. Therefore, ‘set the mood’ of the room, choosing curtains according to season, holidays, family member’s favourite colours, hometown football teams and more.
Borrowing an insight from above, consider aligning curtain purchases with matching throw pillows, rotating as desired.
Head to the local plant nursery and choose potted plants according to degrees of sunlight present in the living room. Potted plants add fresh air to the room and serve as unique focal points.
Speak to plant professionals about treatment for prolonged life and optimal positioning.
As white walls make a room appear larger, mirrors can also generate visual effects. Consider placing mirrors opposite large windows to bring images of the outside ‘inside.’ Position mirrors to reflect and augment incoming light.
Leah Francis enjoys her work as an experienced interior designer. With a penchant for modern inspiration, practical function, and breath of fresh air, she loves blogging about her innovative ideas and brilliant home designs.