After a hectic day at work and finishing the daily chores at home, where do you want to relax for some time? Obviously, you would like relaxing in the living room watching TV or stretching your back on the bed in the sleeping room.
Is your living room comfortable and inviting you to rest and relax? How do you feel sitting in the living room? Does it relax you or you feel uncomfortable with the things around you in the living room?
Living room is the place where we spend most of our time when we are at home apart from sleeping. It should be cozy and comfortable and free from any problem when you want to cuddle down on the sofa or sit on the relaxing chair and read a book. The backdrop of your living room will have a major impact on your life.
What measures have you taken to make it a lively and comfortable place? What decorative have you kept in the living room and what color have you chosen for the walls of the living room? All these matter most to make your living room cozy, comfortable and lively.
Keep the things that bring you joy
There are millions of ideas that match the tastes of millions of people. You cannot afford to study all the different models of home improvement to choose for your home. Just have some idea about the basic principles of making your living your happy place.
Whether you might want to have an oriental rug on the floor, or throw pillows on the sofa to make it complete, a few brace figurines to decorate the corners or the colorful paintings on the walls, depend upon what brings you joy and make you happy.
Keep it bright
Lighting has a major impact on the living room making it really joyful or miserable with dim lighting. Have a look at the present lighting in your living room and see what the sources for getting light in the room are. In addition to the lamps, recessed lighting and candles which reflect your taste, what are the sources for getting natural lighting?
Add light to your living room and make it shining and lively. When the lighting is dull, the effect of it will be gloomy and dull on the mind. Is the wall color too dark or light? Check whether it is enhancing the natural light or making it dull.
Keep the walls beautiful
After the ceiling and the floor, it is the walls that attract attention. What color have you painted the walls with? Are they in good shape and looking bright?
There are many options for you to choose the shade of color you like most for your living room. Upgrade the walls with the latest paint and hue that you admire most. You have got plenty of options to go for different colors for walls in your room.
Light colors add light to the room and dark colors reduce the lighting in the room. See how much natural light the living room is getting at present. If you feel there is too much light, then have dark curtains to the windows and go for darker shades to the walls.
Give your personal touch
The personal touch you give to your living room makes a lot of difference. It distinguishes your living room from a furniture show room. The well thought out pictures you select to hang on the wall or keep them at the important places in the room, make it your home.
The wooden framed family pictures add a special significance to your living room. They not only reflect your love for your family but evoke the feelings of belongingness.
Select a few indoor plants that provide the much needed natural look and appeal to the living room. Choose the plants carefully and keep them near the windows or at the corners. Buy a new bunch of flowers every week and keep in the flower vase on the corner table.
Fresh plants and flowers breathe life into our living rooms. Keeping fresh flowers and plants adds that special flavor to your living room.
These basic things not only make your home bright and beautiful but also make it more comfortable and cozy. See if you can make further improvements to make it look better and brighter.