20 heart-melting ideas to make your lounge exceptional

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20 heart-melting ideas to make your lounge exceptional

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If you're always on the lookout for some quick and easy ways to make more of your home, this is going to be the article for you! Today we're focusing our attention on making your living room something worth talking about.

We looked at what the most talented interior designers are doing in a bid to get a better handle on the latest and greatest style tips. 

If you want to be lounging in luxury by the weekend, scroll down and get inspired!

1. Use complementary colours and textures

E2 LIVING ROOM Minimalist living room by arQing Minimalist
arQing

E2 LIVING ROOM

arQing

For a cohesive look.

2. Embrace multiple styles of lighting

Including soft lamps.

3. Mix and match styles

If you prefer a more eclectic look.

4. Don't overlook white

Especially in small rooms that need to feel bigger!

5. Always strive for methodical layouts

That allow for easy movement and transition.

6. Try to add art

For a more grown up, complete look.

7. Always include wood somewhere

As it has such a homely feel.

8. Try to add a statement feature

Such as some unavoidable living room lighting or modern art!

9. Branch out with the types of use textiles you use

Try a myriad of fabrics.

10. You can't go wrong with neutrals

Never forget that!

11. Keep your seating sociable

And laid out with conversation in mind.

12. Don't ruin a great room by not choosing the right flooring

Natural wood is always a good bet.

13. Try to include some interesting patterns

Either in your furniture, art or textiles. Geometrics are really in right now!

14. If your living room is naturally light

Choapan Decor by Erika Winters®Design Eclectic style living room by Erika Winters® Design Eclectic
Erika Winters® Design

Choapan Decor by Erika Winters®Design

Erika Winters® Design

Play on that with minimal window dressings.

15. Include lots of plants

Últimos trabajos Modern living room by Spazio3Design Modern
Spazio3Design

Últimos trabajos

Spazio3Design

For an organic and refreshing vibe.

16. Be daring!

Modern living room by KAUS Modern

Don't think you can't be a little daring with what you put on your walls.

17. If you love colour, don't shy away from it

Use it as a bold accent shade.

18. If you have more than one colour that really speaks to you

Be courageous and combine them all as an accent!

19. Don't underestimate rugs

And what an impact they have on a living room.

20. Look to make your chimney more of a feature in your living room

With eye-catching cladding!

For even more living room inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 23 New Ideas To Better Organise Your Small Living Room.

Which of these tips will you test in your living room?
Whitton Drive by GK Architects Ltd Modern

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