The living room is the heart of any home. It’s a place you can play with the kids, relax in front of the TV with a glass of wine, or entertain friends with nibbles before a dinner party. We’ve got a few tips to help you kit out your living room and make the most of the space you have to ensure it’s a room you never want to leave.
Invest in Some Comfortable, Stylish Seating
The first thing you’re going to need for your living room is plenty of comfortable but stylish seating. Depending on the amount of space you have, there are many options for seating. If your room is a little on the small side, opt for a corner sofa to maximise the number of people you can seat in the room. Quirky items like bean bags can be the perfect comfortable furniture that you can move in and out of your living room when you have guests.
Make Sure You Have Plenty of Coffee Tables
There’s nothing worse than having a drink but nowhere to put it down. So buy plenty of coffee tables for your living room that every seat can reach. If you want to make the centre of the room a focal point, get a circular coffee table that will be perfect for putting nibbles on for everyone to share. Check out Danetti for modern furniture perfect for your living room.
Don’t Forget to Point Everything Towards the TV
Put your TV in the corner of the room and point all of your furniture towards it to make sure that everybody can sit comfortably to watch the classic British shows. To make your TV entertaining at all times during the day, invest in a catch-up TV service such as Now TV, Netflix or Amazon Prime to ensure you’ll always have something to watch.
Get a Rug to Make It Extra Cosy
The ideal item for the centre of your living room is a cosy rug; this will help to keep your feet warm during the winter months and make your living room look that little bit more stylish. The kids will love lounging around on the rug and if you’ve got a pet, it will be the perfect place for them to sleep. Make sure it matches your colour scheme to make the room look extra cosy.
Create Mood Lighting in the Room
Kit out your living room with plenty of candles and fairy lights to give it a little mood lighting in the evening. This will be great for settling yourself down to watch a film, as you can turn off the main light and give your living room a cinema feel. Lights have got a wide range of lightings like floor lamps, table lamps, chandeliers and more.
The living room is a room where we spend lots of time, so making your living room look great and be comfortable is key. Accessorise it with the essentials, along with a few cosy and unique items to make it personal to you.