5 Tips on Furnishing Your Living Room
The living room is the space in a home that says “Welcome!” to guests and to the homeowners alike. Choosing the right furniture, that is both visually appealing and offers all the comfort needed in this room, is therefore essential. Here are a few tips on furnishing your new living room.
Choose the type of furniture fit for your living room by first considering the activities you want to be able to do there, like the modular cabinet for the television set, storage or a place where you can place your drinks if you have guests. Then look around your space so you will know the right size of furniture you will need for certain functions.
Do the planning
Measure your living room and draw a floor plan of it. Consider the architectural elements of your living room, such as windows, columns etc. and do not forget to include comfortable and passable pathways, when placing the furniture you want on this plan.
Choose good quality pieces
Furniture is an investment, so consider quality, and not only design. Look at materials and check on how long the furniture could still be in good condition despite prolonged usage.
Observe a theme
Choose a theme for your interior. Then your furniture would jive with the theme you have chosen. If you decide to get an eclectic look, then mix and match furniture. If you want to get a modern look, then get modern pieces. You also need to make sure that your chosen living room furniture matches or it complements with the furniture in other areas of the house.
Add accent furniture
Aside from the basic furniture that a living room needs, add some accent furniture like an ottoman. This can also be an additional seating area especially when you have guests. Aside from that, these pieces can add appeal to a room.