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20 heart-melting ideas to make your lounge exceptional

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton

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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

 Living room by 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

 Living room by Ofis Design
Ofis Design

Oficinas Corporativas—Home Office

Ofis Design

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

 Living room by studiodonizelli

Casa Shimano—living room


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

 Living room by LUXOREMA



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

14. If your living room is naturally light

 Living room by Erika Winters® Design
Erika Winters® Design

Choapan Decor by Erika Winters®Design

Erika Winters® Design

Play on that with minimal window dressings.

15. Include lots of plants

 Living room by Spazio3Design

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For an organic and refreshing vibe.

16. Be daring!

 Living room by KAUS

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

 Living room by Sandra Molina
Sandra Molina

Sala Departamento Gusi

Sandra Molina

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

 Living room by FLAM 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

 Living room by Prototipo Arquitectos
Prototipo Arquitectos

Sala Casa 57 Casa Fuerte

Prototipo Arquitectos

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?
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