How can I easily improve my living room?

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Your living room is a space you spend a lot of time in, with a particular focus on rest and recuperation, so you want it to be the best it can be. But how can you do that on a budget? What if you want to make a few small changes that will have a big impact, but you have no idea where to start? 

Well, that's where we come in, as we've found a host of easy yet effective living room upgrade ideas that would definitely all get the interior designer seal of approval.

Take a look at our suggestions and see which ideas you're going to try!

1. Wall-mount the TV

To free up floor space.

2. Use an IKEA KALLAX unit as a TV stand

They're such good value for money!

3. Add a luxury rug

They really tie a room together.

4. Create plasterboard shelves

5. Have built-in storage

For a seamless, modern look.

6. Include a brick feature wall

8. Have space-saving sliding doors

The styles to choose from are endless!

9. Choose some funky antique chairs

Don't forget to haggle for them!

10. Paint a bold feature wall

11. Include a designer light fixture

Chandeliers, please!

12. Build a plasterboard wall with shelving

13. Stick to simple, natural wood furniture

14.Think outside the box with storage

Wall-mounted options are perfect.

15. Have some contrasting furniture

A mix of old and new always looks great.

16. Choose modular storage

So you can add to it later.

17. Play around with pastel wall colours

18. Invest in a statement sofa

19. Create sociable angles and layouts

20. Curate a gallery wall

21. Upgrade your curtains

Sheer varieties are great for light flow.

22. Use your sofa to divide the space properly

24. Mount a lot of shelves as a home library set up

25. Take advantage of different levels

You can even add some!

26. Wallpaper an alcove instead of a wall

For more fantastic living room inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 17 living rooms that'll make you want to change yours!

Which idea could answer to your living room prayers?

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