Seven Tips To Decorate An Attractive Living Room

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Seven Tips To Decorate An Attractive Living Room

When setting up a living room, you should not place too much furniture, just choose the necessary ones along with appropriate decorations. Once the list is completed, the next step is to arrange and move furniture into the right positions. And you know, when set up in the right place, they can change the sense of space, helping to increase aesthetics unexpectedly. To do that, you can check out 7 tips below.

How to change the living room space with just a few tips.
How to change the living room space with just a few tips.

1. Choosing position for a mirror is very important

Mirrors help to create a spacious and airy feeling. But if placed in the wrong place, mirrors can double the clutter of the room when they reflect unnecessary items. Or maybe the mirror will direct to the seat causing an unconfident sense. So, you should spend time researching, trying to place mirrors in multiple locations to find the right position.

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You should try placing the mirror in many positions before fixing it.
You should try placing the mirror in many positions before fixing it.

Tips:

– Mirrors should be placed where light can be reflected such as windows, lamps, etc. to increase the brightness of the room.
– Do not place the mirror too low or too high to be difficult to use.

Mirrors should be placed in a position to take advantage of light and make the room more spacious.
Mirrors should be placed in a position to take advantage of light and make the room more spacious.

2. Tip for windows and some decorations

Hanging curtains higher and longer than windows makes windows seem wider dramatically. In addition, you should not underestimate the effect of small decorations. They can trick the eyes about the height of ceiling. More specifically, if your ceiling is low, hang a few small photos on the wall, under the ceiling about 5-10 cm, when looking at them, it will give a feeling of a higher ceiling than actual height.

Hanging high and wide curtains helps to deceive the viewer's vision.
Hanging high and wide curtains helps to deceive the viewer’s vision.
Pictures hanging under the ceiling makes viewers think that the ceiling is much higher.
Pictures hanging under the ceiling makes viewers think that the ceiling is much higher.

3. Try to separate the open space into different areas

Do you want to clearly separate functional areas in open spaces but still ensure ventilation? The suggestion for you is to use items that have a split effect in a flexible way. For example:

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– Use folding partitions which are easy to use and can be hidden when not necessary.
– Use different colors to separate functional areas to create boundaries.
– Use bookshelves to create division,…

Portable partitions are items with high flexibility.
Portable partitions are items with high flexibility.

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Wooden partitions are also bookshelves to divide functional areas.
Wooden partitions are also bookshelves to divide functional areas.

4. Try to choose unique furniture

If you want to create a special look for your living room, try choosing seldom seen pieces of furniture. For example, if you are familiar with marble, wood or acrylic countertops, now let’s try using metal tables, tree-shaped tables, …to create something new.

Unique and impressive box-shaped table.
Unique and impressive box-shaped table.

5. Use decorative tape to create accents

Tapes can make a room more interesting and unique. You can use tape to create textures on the wall or stick it on the border of picture frames, art posters, etc. Of course, in addition to the traditional 4-sided gluing, you can stick it in a variety of shapes, depending on your own creativity. But note: do not create too many shapes because it will cause confusion and a messy feeling.

Create a picture frame with tape.
Create a picture frame with tape.
Refresh the super simple wall with tape.
Refresh the super simple wall with tape.

6. Reuse old photos and refresh them

Instead of spending an amount on buying photos or pictures, you can reuse old photos and refresh them. Just replace a new frame, paint or colour a little bit then your photos can become useful. This not only helps to save your money but also is very friendly with the environment.

Reuse old photos.
Reuse old photos.

7. Size of furniture

This is one of the most important tips in the process of decorating the living room. Big items aren’t always good, especially when your room is limited in size. You should choose to buy flexible furniture according to room proportions. The moderately small interior will create a spacious feeling, easily separate functional areas, ensure safety and comfort when moving, especially with small children.

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Choose the right interior size for the space.
Choose the right interior size for the space.

Look around the room and keep items that can be used. However, you should not be greedy to keep all of them. The replacement will be necessary to create a new look for the room, bringing a comfortable and healthy feeling of relaxation to family members. Always remember: don’t try to cram too much stuff into one space.

Article: Dilys Do

Photo source: Collect.

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