It is often said that the centerpiece of the house is the kitchen. But by discovering all these decorating ideas for the living room, you almost want to change your mind! It is the place where the family meets, exchanges, invites, shares … Beyond the functional aspect, the living room must also reflect your personality, your lifestyle, and your desires.
This begins with the essential ideas for the decoration of the living room. Browse the photos and then discover inspirations for a little makeover or a big renovation.
1. The furniture
What elements do you want to highlight, is the circulation pleasant, does the layout correspond to your lifestyle (friendly lounge for entertaining, a functional lounge for the family, etc.)
It is the decorative ally for the decoration of the living room of tenants or small budgets. Mix & match, play with colors, textures, shapes…
3. The wall decoration
Hang up posters, mirrors, photo frames, wall weaving… Certainly, the easiest way to decorate the living room.
A pleasant living room also means good circulation. For the layout of a living room from scratch, use painter’s tape to mark the locations of the furniture, which will give you an idea of the available space.
Ceiling spotlights are practical, but it is a mistake not to combine them with other light sources. A rattan pendant light, a floor lamp for the reading corner, LED ribbons under the furniture or behind the TV… And a few table lamps for the final touch.
What are the colors that attract you and make you feel good? Test with samples, and remember that nothing is final!
7. Hide the TV
Hide the TV to highlight the decor of the living room.
8. Against the window
A bench against the window in the living room.
The terracotta color for painting the walls in the living room.
10. Optimize the space
Optimize the space available behind the sofa to store decorative objects in the living room.
A tailor-made bookcase to store and decorate the living room.
12. Install LED strips
Install LED strips under living room furniture, You can buy it from Philips,
13. Separate open living room
To separate an open living room without partitioning, with removable partitions.
14. Velvet sofa
Furnish the living room with a velvet sofa.
15. Leather sofa
Invest in a leather sofa for decor of character in the living room.
16. Olive tree
Place an olive tree in a pot in a corner of the living room.
Play with the curtains to dress the windows and decorate the living room.
Hang an armchair in the living room for a cozy and cocooning touch.
19. Reclaimed furniture
Mix reclaimed furniture (such as the cinder block coffee table), designer furniture, and antique furniture.
20. Two-tone wall
The two-tone wall to break up the all-white living room.
21. Wall composition
A wall composition transforms the appearance of the living room, to be modulated according to your desires.
22. Add a swing
Install a swing for a playful touch in the living room.
23. Glass roof
Modulate the spaces without limiting the passage of light with a glass roof in the living room.
24. Open shelves
Take the time to decorate the open shelves in the living room.
25. Bar area
A bar area, with a display cabinet or a sideboard to furnish the living room.
26. Minimalist style
When in doubt, the minimalist style is always a good choice for the decoration of the living room.
27. Graphic wallpaper
To put an original, colorful, and graphic wallpaper for the decoration of the living room.
28. XXL mirror
To bring brightness as to decorate, place an XXL mirror directly on the floor in the living room.
29. Bohemian decoration
For a bohemian decorative touch in the living room, mattresses, or floor cushions.
30. Mix the styles
Mix the decorative styles in the living room, here the Japandi, Scandinavian and Japanese influence.
31. Guinguette garland
The guinguette garland also finds its place to decorate the living room.
32. Repaint living room ceiling
Why not repaint the living room ceiling?
33. Sofa structures
It’s obvious, in the living room, the sofa structures the room and contributes to its decorative atmosphere.
The choice of the carpet in the living room will greatly participate in its decoration.
35. Unique way to decorate
Decorate the living room with travel souvenirs, a unique way to personalize the room.
36. Decorate coffee table
Take the time to decorate your coffee table with objects, books, accessories, and candles.
37. Decorate the walls
Decorate the walls of the living room with recycled materials and personal items.
38. Chevron parquet
For the renovation of the living room, if the budget allows it, change the floor for a chevron parquet.
39. Decorate with plants
Transform the living room into an urban jungle with plants.
40. XXL pendant light
Choose an XXL pendant light to bring character to the decoration of the living room.
41. Contrast color
Play with the contrast to personalize the decoration of the living room.
42. Office area
Install an office area in the living room without ruining the decor, with a few accessories to personalize the space.
43. Adopt the season
Adapt the decoration of the living room to the seasons, a Christmas wreath for the winter, bouquets of flowers for the spring…
44. Curves and rounded shapes
Play with curves and rounded shapes to break straight lines in the living room.
45. Decorate with textiles
In the living room, textiles are the allies for the decoration of tenants as well as low budgets, we think of cushions, rugs, plaids, wall weaving …
46. Simple baskets
Simple baskets to store what tends to hang out in the living room.
47. Different textures
play with the different textures to personalize the decoration of the living room
48. Chaise lounge
The chaise longue brings a refined touch to furnish and decorate the living room.
49. Soft pink
The pink sofa, the rattan pendant light, the carpet, the flowers, and the ottoman… A well-thought-out decoration for a comfortable, cozy, and welcoming living room.
50. Small living room
Small living rooms can also have personal and character decorations.