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How to set your living room

When it comes to your living room, it is one of the most critical rooms in your house. You spend most of your time in it, and you need to decorate or set it in the right way, so when you have guests coming over, you won’t be worried about anything.

A living room should be set minimally; it should have ample sitting area and should also give off a comfortable and homely vibe. If you are looking to buy cushions for your living room sofas, you could easily find cushions and throws at Ivory & Deene. Remember that little things matter the most, the accessories you use or the frames you hang, these things make a significant difference in the overall appearance of your room. Now, the first step you need to make is to pick a color palette for your living room. The color palette should be neutral, go for cool tones. This will give you the option to play with multiple colors in the furniture.

Next, sitting is the most important thing in the living room. You should have ample sitting space. Go for a table in the middle of the sofas and ensure that all your sofas are pointed towards the television. The table should not be too big, but at the same time, it shouldn’t be too small. Pick the right size and the same as the size of your sofa. Do not buy an overly sized sofa that won’t even fit your room.

There are many ways you could decorate your living room, and you can even hire an interior designer to help you with all the work, but keep in mind the comfort level of this room. When picking out furniture, choose things that also have storage capacity. This way, you will have adequate room to store all your belongings. 

Keep your living room set and clean, so when you get a ‘surprise’ visit from any of your guests, you don’t have to set everything in a rush.

Tips for setting your living room

Add floor lamps. Floor lamps are beautiful, and they look exquisite. They will give your room a fantastic look. When it comes to setting your living room, you need to have a focal point. This could be a built-in fireplace mantel or you might need to create a focal point yourself using a television or entertainment unit. 

Then, arrange furniture around it as much as you possibly can. Keep spaces in the furniture. You do not want your guests tripping over the furniture or each other. Use rugs that are just the right size. When picking out a carpet, it should be big enough so that all your furniture can be placed on it. Lighting is essential, and it is usually overlooked. Mix overhead lighting with floor lamps and table lamps, and your room will look amazing. Place floor lamps at the end of a sofa or behind a chair. Table lamps should be placed on side tables, mantels, or shelves.