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4 Things that Affect the Living Room Décor

The living room is the main attraction of most homes. Whether it is the living room or the patio, designing anything in the house is like playing Tetris; one wrong move and boom! everything falls apart. 

In simple words, there has to be an equilibrium that you must maintain to create an aesthetically pleasing living room. So, if you want to redesign your living room or build one from scratch, you’re on the right page. 

This article mentions the main things that help you design an impressive living room. So, what’s the wait for? Let’s read on! 


You host your guests and friends in the living room area. Therefore, it has to be symmetrical in design. To get the right balance of decor items, furniture, and appliances, you should begin by visualizing a style for this room. 

For instance, many people choose minimalist and elegant over grandeur presentation; both look beautiful but need separate visions. It will include the look and features of your appliances be it AC, fan or the lamps. 

When installing the appliances, you would want a subtly designed window ac unit with the latest smart features. So, besides bringing elegance to your home, you’re also protecting the environment. Likewise, your choice of furniture, color, and setting will differ. 


Drapes are essential parameters to give a living room the right ambience. They add finesse and drama to the living room space. Depending on the whole arrangement of the room, you can choose the right blend of colors and fabric to maintain the aura. 

When choosing your curtains, always check the color combinations, the material of the curtains, and the usage as per the weather in your area. Choose silk and dark-colored drapes if you need curtains to keep your home insulated. Likewise, if you want to keep it breezy and comfortable, pick light-colored airy drapes. 


Greens and plants always impress people and are also suitable for keeping the environment clean inside your home. You can introduce plants in your living room to impress people and create a soothing space for yourself. Learn the art of placing little pots in some strategic spots. 

You can keep succulents, forever roses, and other indoor plants around the living room. If you’re more of a plant lover, you can also keep big pots in the living room that will help make your living room look like an abode for nature lovers. You can make it unique by using the window in your living room to make an instant connection between the garden and the plants inside. It’ll make for an infinite view for the guests. 


Generally, people do not put much thought into the shelving part, where the game changes—your drawing room’s setup changes with one wrong shelf on the wall. You need to consider the whole ambience of the living room and then see if a cabinet with work or floating wooden frames will be the best. 

Moreover, you also have to visualize the purpose of shelving and if it will fit symmetrically in your living room. When done right, you can rest assured that it will accentuate the room’s character and will help keep things organized. 

Bottom Line 

Now that you know the main factors that accentuate your living room, consider these the next time you’re redoing it. You can also use online apps to design your living room and see if it looks good. 

Rachael is a 31 year old mum to 10 year old Luke and 5 year old Oscar. She lives in England and writes about family life, crafts, recipes, parenting wins(and fails), as well as travel, days out, fashion and living the frugal lifestyle.

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