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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

Interior renovations5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

Your living room is really the focal point of any home; it draws people in, but above all, it garners stares. Bridging the gap between one room and another, it often becomes a post-dinner gathering spot between family and friends, just as a way of digesting and relaxing after a really good meal. 

For these reasons, it’s rather wise to invest in said room to really give it that finishing touch that’ll make it trendy but also mindblowing to your guests!

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

1. Don’t shy away from hiring a professional 

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Although it entails an additional cost, hiring an interior designer could really help the project move along. In fact, interior designers are all-knowing when it comes to the latest design and decoration trends, as well as serving as a fresh eye to guide your project. When all is said and done, working with a professional could potentially mean saving a lot in terms of unanticipated costs. 

2. Rethink the layout of the furniture

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Though it might seem like such a simple thing, moving the furniture around the room could give you a different perspective and more options, especially in terms of opening up the room. Without even knowing, your furniture could be cluttering the room, which could be used in a more practical fashion.

3. Find your colour scheme

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Paint will have a really important role in revamping the whole room you’re planning on renovating. It’ll determine, among other things, the room’s aura and visual appeal. Opt for warm shades to convey a soothing nature to your living room. 

Neutral colours are also super trendy this year, allowing for a more minimalist approach, whether with darker or lighter shades. To ensure that the couch area stands out from the rest, pick out a one-of-a-kind wallpaper. There is various vinyl wall art to choose from on the Internet, and you can easily apply them yourself. 

 

4. Minimalism & accessories

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With a Scandinavian-inspired design in mind, go for lightweight furniture and minimalist accessories. With smart furniture that augments storage options, it’ll be that much easier to keep your living room neat and tidy. 

As for accessories, choose textured objects and pictures that’ll add a hint of colour. Among these, you can choose between rugs, prints from your favourite artists, various types of plants, etc. Don’t be scared to mix and match textures!

5. Lighting & fixtures

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Albeit natural light compliments your living room perfectly, it’s still important to have good lighting once nightfall. Since the living room is a place of leisure, it’s worth having mood lighting that can be dimmed, preferably fitted with a warm-coloured light bulb. 

Go for an elegant and stylish light fixture that’ll add to the room’s decor. Also, think about the different accent lamps that you can add, whether they be floor or table lamps. 


 

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