Living room

Ideas for creating inviting living spaces that are stylish, comfortable and functional for every occasion.

How to add gold to your living room

Gold has been a popular choice from interior design, a trend that dates back centuries. The luxury and elegance of gold, and the cost of the precious stone, means that gold tones are the ones to choose if you’re looking to put a special stamp on your living room. Its sparkle and nod to extravagance makes it the perfect...

Creating a Cozy Corner Retreat in Your Home

A cozy corner retreat
Everyone needs a little space now and again to escape and a quiet corner of the room may be all it takes.  Whether it is to snuggle up with a good book or quietly enjoy a cup of tea, creating a cozy corner retreat in your home can give you the "me" space you need.  Here are a few cozy corner retreats to inspire...

Let Bright Colors Turn up the Volume in Your Home

Fresh, bright color brings life to this living room
Bright colors can be a challenge to work with but shouldn't be dismissed out of fear.  A splash of bright color goes a long way in a room but boldly going full color transforms a space.  If neutrals leave much to be desired for you, let bright colors turn up the volume in your home. Choose two colors that contrast...

Romancing the Home – A Guide to Romantic Interiors

Romantic Parisian interior
Beautiful rooms embellished with rich fabrics, gilded accents, fresh flowers and comfortable furniture are romantic by nature.  Using inspiration from Parisian interiors and combining elegance with charm, romancing your home can be a reality.  Here are a few ways to create a romantic interior. Parisian Romance - No place says romance like Paris, France.  The Parisian influence on interiors epitomizes romance. ...

10 Creative Ideas for original DIY chandeliers

Terrific idea for original DIY chandeliers
The chandeliers are important design elements that not only have the function to light up the homes, but they play also an extremely important aesthetic role. The right chandelier can deeply transform the home decor and can enhance the style of any room, giving a touch of character, originality, appeal and personality. Here you are ten creative ideas for DIY...

10 Steps to Making a Shabby Chic Home

Here are 10 simple steps for creating a gorgeous shabby chic project or conversion. You can use these guidelines either to create/alter a specific furnishing in your house, or to redecorate and revamp your interior design. So here it goes: 1)     First of all, there must be ivory. Any shade of ivory (even off white or ecru) is essential to create...

4 Ways to Make Your Living Room Stand Out This Year

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Years come and go, but what remains important for every homeowner is to give their living room a much needed upgrade. After all, new beginnings require significant changes, so you may as well spruce up your living room and make it more appealing to your visitors. It’s a considerable investment to make, but it offers long-term benefits. One thing’s for...

Dark Glamour Inspired by Halloween

Gothic entryway
Inspired by Halloween, let's explore some dark interiors that bring out the glamour.  Not all dark interiors inspire chills.  These rooms exhibit a chic and dramatic side to darkness.  Rich textiles, dark painted walls and accents that highlight the use of a dark palette give these rooms a distinct appeal. Glossy dark wood wall panels, richly patterned flooring and bold accent furniture...

Tips for Finding the Perfect Rug

We've all been there: the wood has begun to splinter or the tiles are freezing cold in the winter and you're beginning to wonder if there is any way to save your feet from the elements while having a stylish floor. Carpeting seems to be too extreme, plus who wants to worry about staining a carpet? Refinishing the wood...

Update Living Room With A Fireplace Makeover: You’ll Be Cozy This Fall

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Elegantly update your living room with a fireplace makeover. The fireplace is the heart of the living room.  We gather by the fireplace to relax.  Families share time, exchange Christmas gifts, and entertain guests.  We revel in the gentle warmth on cold winter nights.  Also, we toast marshmallows and roast chestnuts.  In fact, many families incorporate the fireplace into their...

13 Uniquely Stylish Rooms

Unique honeycomb shelving adds dimension to this room
Every now and then you see an interior that makes you stop and take a second look.  It contains the unexpected or is designed so carefully that you find yourself truly mesmerized.  Here are 13 unique stylish rooms to inspire your creativity when designing your own home. Mixing modern pieces with traditional architecture is one way to update a space. ...

Creating a Functional Entertaining Space

‘Tis the season to entertain.  Not everyone has a dedicated space for entertaining but there are ways to adapt the space you do have.  Large or small, rooms can be transformed for a party with just a few simple adjustments in layout and functional additions. Keep an open flow throughout the space for guests to move about freely.  Provide areas of...

Open Fireplace Designs to Warm Your Home

Open fireplace design
It's that time of year again when our thoughts turn to cozy nights at home by the fire.  Fireplaces have come a long way, and with many modern homes designed with an open floor plan, the fireplace has evolved.  Two-sided and open fireplace designs are efficient and very stylish features of the modern home.  Here are some great open...

Swoon-Worthy Nooks for a Relaxing Lifestyle

In today's hectic world where work takes the front seat, it can be easy to forget the little things. Suddenly mugs of hot coffee become on-the-go paper cups, a good book and a blanket become an e-book on the subway, and bubble baths with relaxing music become quick showers in silence. That is where these cozy little nooks come...

Creating an Art Deco Living Room

Art Deco style was born in France before the First World War, but it reached the mainstream by the 1920s and was a style phenomenon in the Western world. It’s never really died, but today it's experiencing a booming renaissance in popularity. Art Deco is memorable for dramatic and brooding décor, with a range of luxury textures from gloss to suede,...

How To Choose the Perfect Living Room Furniture

A living room is one of the most important spaces in your home because it is often the first room where the guests encounter upon entering. It is a place where you and your family spend the majority of your time together. For this purpose, it is very important to put your own stamp on this living space. So,...

8 Ways to Make a Statement in Your Living Room

Pattern and a large mirror as focal point make a statement in this living room
Sometimes a living room needs a little something extra.  The living room, hence the name, is the room where most families spend time at home.  It is generally the center for entertaining, relaxing and enjoying family time.  The living room is where guests are received.  Here are eight ways to make a statement in your living room, to bring it from...

5 easy ways to spice up your living room

If a home is a fort for the family, the living room certainly is the heart of it. This is the space where everyone in the family come together and weave memories and live perhaps one of their best moments.  Since a lot of time is spent in these spaces in every house, a lot of attention and detail...
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