How To Decorate Your Living Room

Posted on: November 13th, 2018

You may realize your living room needs a makeover, but if you have never redecorated a room, then you may be lost as to where to even begin. Fortunately, there are plenty of simple décor tips to keep in mind throughout the process to help you. Before you know it, the interior design of the space will be completely transformed.

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Take Stock of What You Have

First, you should look at every single item you presently have in the living room. Decide whether you want to keep the furniture or if you want to move some pieces to other areas of the house. In the event there are items you want to get rid of, you should consider hosting a yard sale. That way you end up with extra money to put toward the redecoration.

Select a Color Palette

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Before you start bringing new items in, you need to figure out what color palette will set the tone. This will come down to your personal preference. Some homeowners will prefer calming tones, such as greens and blues, while others will want a more energizing space consisting of oranges, yellows and reds. You need to pick colors you will love looking at every day.

Determine Furniture Arrangement

 Adding living room décor means you will want to do more than simply put the sofa against the wall and call it a day. You need to think about the traffic flow of the room and how people will walk from one side to the other. You also need to consider focal points and conversation pieces to place on top of coffee and side tables.

Take Measurements

Before you buy items, you want to measure the space. You do not want to purchase too much only to find it will not all fit in the room. Many homeowners find it helpful to draw out how everything will fit together on a piece of paper. This helps prevent headaches later.

Find Your Style

Finally, you want to figure out what your personal style is like. You should read magazines and interior decorating blogs to see what other homeowners have done. Some people like clean lines while others enjoy exposed wood grains. It is your home, so decorate however you see fit.

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No matter what style you like best, you are bound to find pieces that will complement it from Design Depot Furniture. Contact us online if you have any inquiries about our selection of products.

 
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