Your living room is a space to get together and entertain, so you want it to have a comfortable interior decoration theme. But what should you do when the space is really small? Fortunately, there are many room design tricks you can use to make decorating a small living room simple!
First, you should choose an interior design theme that you like but that will also add charm to a small space. Having a good amount of clutter in the living room will make the place smaller, so avoid decorating themes that clutter the room.
Don’t forget when you’re decorating a small living room to find out where you’re placing the furniture. Although some people reject aspects of Feng Shui, the ideas behind it could still be used when placing furniture in the living room. Unhindered access to a room can make it look bigger, so put your furniture away from the doors. Also, if you go with a larger piece of furniture, such as entertainment, it tends to help attract guests’ attention, making the room bigger in the deal.
If you follow an explicit design approach, you can plan from the outset how to maximize the living room space. An elegant and contemporary look may be the best because this emphasizes the clutter and is likely to emphasize the space. Choosing a design style that you really like, however, is a good idea as this will be where you spend most of your time.
Small or medium-sized furniture is the best solution for decorating a small living room. Instead of having a large sofa, look by using a loveseat that will give the illusion of more space while still allowing guests to sit comfortably. You should consider mixing some small pieces with some large objects to add style, then combine your small sofa, use a large mirror or a piece of art: it could make the room seem considerable in addition to adding character.
If you want to paint your living room, the colors you adopt will play an important role in making it bigger. If you’ve always thought about keeping your smaller rooms white, here are some great news for you. You can have the color while making the living room seem larger by combining colors that have the same intensity or by sticking to a combination of monochromatic colors. So you should plan to choose all pale blue or bright colors in orange, yellow and red. Typically you will add interest and depth to a room if you paint the wall in front of the entrance with an intense and deep hue. A gray-blue color is great for general attractiveness and also to make the walls recede, making the room more spacious. If gray isn’t your favorite color, you can also try cool colors like purple and blue to get the same effect.
Even if you’ve never tried to decorate before decorating a small living room it could be easy. Making use of some elbow grease and unique creativity can help make even the smallest room look like a showcase for decorators.
by Lee Dobbins