Consider the room’s dimensions when arranging the furniture because you must not use too much furniture when the room is smaller or it will look really crowded. It is also important to leave enough space for traffic lanes, at least 20-24 inches. Nowadays people prefer the minimalist style in decorating the living-room, but you can make your own choices as long as you keep these basic rules.
Have you ever considered painting your walls black? This paint color is a bold choice but can look so elegant. Exactly the opposite of white paint, dark paint makes your space feel tighter or cozier. While I might not recommend black for a small room, it can make a large living room feel more homey.
The first rule in arranging the furniture in a livingroom is to see where the wall plugs are and to avoid covering them with any furniture. If you do that it will only make things more complicated, as you will not have easy access to the outlet and you will have to use extendable ones and this way you increase the hazard risk. So avoid covering them. The second tip is to spread the furniture in an even manner all over the livingroom. Avoid placing all the furniture in one place, for example one one side of the room or near the same wall, as it will be totally asymmetric and it will give the viewer the impression of a “sinking ship”. You remember the “Titanic”.
Selecting the right furniture and paint will only get you so far. Effectively arranging the space is equally important. An open feel is crucial. Survey the lines of the room. If there are visual or physical blocks that make the space difficult the navigate, address them. While it may not be possible to have large areas that are free of furniture, choosing narrow pieces can be a great option, especially if the furnishings are space-enhancing, such as the acrylic coffee tables below.
Lemon Sorbet is not for every room or every setting warns Donna Frasca, Color Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina. “You won’t see it much here in primary living spaces here in the South, with the open floor pans and direct sun exposure. But I certainly would use it as an accent color to lighten or brighten up a nursery, bathroom or children’s room.” Above the pale yellow lends itself beautifully with the pale blues in this coastal, nautical home.
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