The living room is the first room that your guests walk into from your entrance and hence, it is a must, to make it visually appealing and equally welcoming. It is much different compared to accessorizing other spaces of your dream haven . The living room is the room that is to be used by all members of the family and guests, therefore, accommodation of various factors needs to be looked into.
The best idea is to consult with an interior designer, especially while working on accessorizing your living space. They would help you in buying accessories for the room and even give you better ideas than what you have in mind.
Here we are putting forward some basic tricks and cheats to accessorize your living space.
- Comfy Sofas
The basics of any living room. Sofas. Just like how a bedroom remains meaningless without a bed, so does a living room appear lifeless without a sofa. While choosing the sofa, you need to go in accordance with the theme of the living room, as suggested by the interior designer.
- Colourful Cushions
Selecting attractive cushions and covers also accentuate the ambience of your room. Make sure that your cushion covers go blend in with the mood created by the room’s upholestery as well. If you prefer going for a classical Indian themed living room, go for cushion covers which has Rajasthani mirror works or thread works on them.
Coming to the windows, treat them with respect as the curtains play a major role in determining the mood of the room. The colour, design and fabric of the curtains determine the theme of the room by altering the light flow, and complementing the wall colour. It is good to keep the colour of the sofa’s upholestery in unity with the colour of your curtains, but always, make sure that these colours remain in contrast with that of the floor and wall colour.
The basic function of lamps is to illuminate rooms. However, if you want to illuminate as well as decorate your room, lamps are the best choices for you. While buying a lamp, make sure the lamp shed is attractive, because it is the lamp shed that will actually grab people’s attention. So, whether you are buying a floor lamp or a table lamp, make sure you choose the one with an attractive lamp shed.
Rugs can also be used as a decorative item for your living room. If you feel that your living room’s floor looks boring or has some flaws, then the easiest way to conceal it is by adding a rug. Rugs are available in various shapes, sizes, colors, and designs. So, just go to the market choose a rug of your choice, and that suits the room’s theme; buy it and spread it over the floor. Your living room will surely look great if you spread a rug. Your floor can also have additional accents such as by using tile works as well.
- Wall Art
Your wall can also look great. You can do that by placing framed art works or pictures to your wall. Some have murals to make it look more interesting. Just see to it that your wall art would be suitable to the design of your house. But whatever way you do it, you will be able to add more appeal to your living room.
- Choosing Colours
Think of the colours that you are going to use on your walls, while planning on the design concept. Some choose to use black and white hues while other use warm colors. There are also living rooms that uses pastel colors and some are so full of different colors! Let your living room show the kind of personality you have and you can do that by choosing a color of your taste.
Now that you have the basic design elements for your living room, let’s see how well you do it!