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Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms

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Decorating ideas for living rooms are virtually endless nowadays in terms of materials, finishes, styles, colors, shapes or sizes starting from furniture items, lighting fixtures, fabrics, carpets, to painting, wallpapers, antiques, accessories, etc., so you just need to find a professional interior design to put into practice your visions. Yesterday we spoke about the importance of lighting in living rooms and we suggested you to use table lamps as accent lights because these design elements are not only a source of light, but also fashion accessories and besides the fact that they will help you to achieve an inviting and cozy atmosphere, creating visual interest for specific areas, combined with other types of lights will create a charming effect as well.

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Photo © Camilla Molders

Today, we want to continue to share with you ideas for designing user-friendly living rooms, spaces that in this modern days shouldn’t be so formal and stiff, but creative and comfortable. To add interest, personality and utility to a living room, you should think outside the box and find design solutions that you hadn’t even thought before, if you don’t have the possibility to work with an interior designer. The internet is full of amazing home decorating ideas, tips and products for all bugets, which will make your room decoration project much easier.

If you choose a focus, arrange the right furniture in the right configuration and combine colors and fabrics, be sure you can pack a lot of style into both a small living room or a large one. Whether you lean towards modern and minimalist, classic or you like to go boho eclectic, remember a living room is mostly for conversation, enjoy family gatherings and do generally pleasant and relaxing things such as watching TV or gazing at the fire. Therefore, it should be comfortable and transmits an inviting feeling. As a basic principle, which is in fact available for any other room whatever its size is, try to make a design plan that includes only items that are necessary, are used regularly and without them your room may not look the way you want. Get rid of those things that don’t serve a particular purpose and overload the room, keeping in this way a clean and stylish design layout. Here are some decorating ideas you can apply for a living room:

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Photo © Busybee Design

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Photo © Walter Studio Interior Design

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Photo © Abbe Fenimore Studio Ten 25

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Photo © Andrew Snow Photography

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Photo © Jane Lockhart Interior Design

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Photo © Rachel Reider Interiors

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Photo © Karen Maximo-Fernando

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