Interior Decorating Ideas for Your Living Room
The living room serves many purposes and it can be challenging rising to the demands and requirements of decorating it without proper planning. For example, you may desire to have your living room solely for entertaining special guests. Equally, you may wish to have the room for your family. A living room is a special space where you can enjoy a fine moment with family and friends without missing the elements of splendour and elegance. Herewith 5 decor ideas to assist you:
Upgrade your living room furniture
The first step in giving your living room a makeover is to look at it with new eyes – look at it as if you were seeing it for the first time. You can give your living room a whole new look and feel by upgrading the furniture. From getting a new sofa, some single seaters or swivel chairs, to a new modern coffee table. If the pieces are of sentimental value, you can still keep them but give it an upgrade with a fresh coat of paint or varnish or even reupholstering the fabric to give it a new look.
Metallic Accents Are Back
Bringing metallics into your living room isn’t something new but it’s a trend which seems to get better over time. By having darker walls, you can bring virtually any colour in and it’ll create a variety of focal points within the room. From light fixtures to scatter cushions, picture frames to side tables, you can elegantly incorporate the glamour of metallics into your living room.
Select an inspiring colour scheme
Colour plays a significant role in enhancing the quality of a space. Your living room can reflect different emotions and create and atmosphere with a well-chosen colour scheme. Some colours generate a calming effect while others bring a vibrant feel. Sticking to a monotone colour theme accented with richer colour pigments will give you a stylish look and feel.
Use darker shades of wood
A popular trend this year is the use of darker woods in interior design. The darker woods are set to revive the combination of glamour and retro to bring in a unique look into your living room.
You can incorporate this trend into your living room for your cabinets and wall features. This complements well with light furniture and dark scatter cushions.
Use light to decorate your living room
Lighting is an intricate fixture in any living room, but when used appropriately, it brings elegance to the living space. Consider using chandeliers for your lights, which amplify and reflect light with great splendour. Balance the light of the chandeliers with other sources for a boundless experience. Create layers of light and ambience with lamps and downlighters combined with hanging fixtures.
By considering some of these ideas for your living room upgrade, you’ll be well on your way to creating a stylish and elegant living space. After all, this is an area where you spend a substantial amount of time either with your family or with guests. Contact our team at Wanda Michelle Interiors today to discuss your living room interior design upgrades. We would love to assist you in bringing your ideas to life.