Furniture plays a major role in the way we live. The perfect arrangement of good furniture brings Zen and good fortune to the home environment. It is also important to get the right mix of styles and have a living room that speaks of your character. How you design the living room also depends on the space and your preferences.
There are several ways to improve the outlook of your living room. However, if you had a small-sized living room, here are some great ideas you can implement.
Pay heed to the wallpaper and mirror
If your small living space lacks windows, trying using mirrors and wallpapers to give an uplifted look. Apart from the sofa and furniture, wallpapers and mirrors tend to enhance the feel of the space that is available. It lessens the feeling of a cramped space. In addition, you can adorn the space further with loveseats such as the Lifestyle Solutions Scottshade Loveseat, Devlin White and Blue Floral Fabric Loveseat, Lifestyle Solutions Harrington Loveseat or Charlotte Grey Geometric Patterned Fabric Loveseat.
Add a sofa to fill up the corner
To add soul to the living room, eliminate any unnecessary vacant space. Instead, you can add furniture and sofa that can actually give the illusion of a much space bigger. Sectional sofas can bring out this charm to the living room, making it look larger than it is. The comfortable seating can entertain several people at a time. Moreover, the one-piece characteristic of the sofa does not require you to add any other furniture or seating arrangement giving a clean look to the living space.
- The modern sectional sofas come with a straight and clean outlook that can work efficiently for the mall living space,
- The traditional sectional sofa that is customized fulfilling your living space requirements can reduce the need for adding furniture like a slipper chair or rocking chairs further. Additionally, it can provide seven to eight people on a single go.
You can choose from the large traditional sectional sofas such as bonded leather sectional sofa, convertible sectionals, linen fabric sectional sofas, recliner sofa couches and more. These are available from Ashley Furniture, IKEA, La-Z-Boy and more.
Stay closer to nature
Adding a little bit of green is also a great way to enhance the look of your space. Try to add a lot of small pots or choose a really big pine and your living space immediately gets the breathing space it needs.
With natural light coming from small window, the inclusion of plants can even complement the living environment of the room. Additionally, the lusciousness of greenery can be more pleasing and soothing to the eyes. If you are too clueless to add greenery to the room, then you can think of adding these,
- Snake plant
- Bamboo plant
- Spider plant
- English ivy
Try to add the plants around the corners beside the seating arrangements including furniture like sofas and chairs, to remove the vacant and unmatched space of the living room. You can find some interesting indoor plants at The Sill, Crate & Barrel, and Home Depot.
Furniture with hidden chests
As the addition of too many pieces of furniture in the living can clutter the space, it is always better to go for the drawers with a hidden compartment. The storage ottoman or a truck can work as wonders fulfilling the functions of a coffee table. The small credenza or drawers with a hidden chest can be effective in storing things without taking up too much of space. Here is a list of hidden storage ideas that you can implement for a small living room.
- You could create a small rustic vintage end table and place it behind the sofa and other furniture. This can have two small drawers for the husband and the wife.
- Try to add a small square table between two single seats to add some depth to the space. Make sure it opens at the top for more storage space.
- Add a faux marble lift-top coffee table that can store some books, tissue boxes, etc., so you can host well.