How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays

A living room with hardwood floors and a fireplace that needs refreshing after the holidays.

When you exhale after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, think about a refresh for your living room.  Once you’ve taken down all the holiday decorations and begin to move things back to their original spot, perhaps take another look around and think about changing things up a bit for the new year.  Here are living rooms to inspire you to make a fresh start with the new year, with ideas on how to refresh your living room after the holidays.

A living room refresh after the holidays.
Fresh transitional living room (HGTV)

Try out a new color scheme.  Start off with new curtain panels and accent pillows.  If your seating pieces are neutral, changing colors or adding new ones to the mix is easily accomplished.

A living room with a large window overlooking the ocean, perfect for refreshing after the holidays.
Beautiful living room (upvisually)

Refresh your room with new pillows and an area rug.  Try out an area rug in a bright color or interesting pattern to breathe fresh life into the space.

How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays with a blue rug.
Beautiful blue living room (HGTV)
How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays with a fireplace.
Bold and refreshing living room (decoist)

Purchase new or switch out existing accessories.  Cull items from other rooms for a new perspective.

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Rejuvenate your living room by adding a pristine white couch.
Beautiful living room rich with color (pixelholdr)

Clean up your living room by eliminating accessories.  If you like the look of your living room once all the holiday decorations are removed, just leave the mantel and tabletops paired down.

How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays
Beautiful blue and gray living room (furnishburnish)
A living room with blue walls can be refreshed after the holidays.
Blue and cream living room (terryfabrics.co.uk)
A living room with blue walls and a fireplace post-holidays.
Lovely transitional living room (homestratosphere)

Go back to basics with your living room design with a fresh modern vibe.  Roll on a fresh coat of paint, add slipcovers or reupholster furniture in neutral colors.

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Elegant modern living room (home-designing)
A living room with a kitchen and bar area, perfect for post-holiday refreshment.
Clean and beautiful living room (decorpict)
A white living room with hardwood floors and a fireplace. Refreshing living room after the holidays.
Fresh lovely living room (mindsetreset.net)

If you have an open floor plan, experiment with different furniture arrangements.  If you entertained during the holidays and discovered any problem areas, make changes now.

A living room with couches and a coffee table can be refreshed after the holidays.
Beautiful transitional living room (executive.women)
How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays with white furniture and a coffee table.
Neutral open floor plan living area (bestgarden.net)
How to refresh your living room with a large painting on the wall after the holidays.
Clean and simple living room (home-designing)
How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays with couches and a fireplace.
Lovely contemporary living room (hahoy)

Go elegant.  Add new pieces that embody elegance, such as crystal candlesticks, pretty sconces or plush winter throws in faux fur.  Hang a dazzling new chandelier to perk up and lighten up the living room.

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A large living room with white couches and a fireplace that needs refreshing after the holidays.
Beautiful and symmetrical living room (coachbigb)
A large living room with a chandelier, couches, and post-holiday refreshment ideas.
Elegant living room (Zillow)

Add black to your living room.  Give your room a distinctive air with a black rug, black accents or black painted trim.  Add patterns with splashes of red for color and added dimension.

A black and white living room with a coffee table, refreshed after the holidays.
Stylish transitional living room (topinteriordesign.co)
A living room with couches and a coffee table can be refreshed after the holidays.
Chic transitional living room (cozyhoz)

When you take down the stockings hung by the fire, redo your fireplace surround with a modern new material.  This will give your room a fresh new focal point.

A living room with a fireplace and large windows can be refreshed after the holidays.
Elegant modern living room (decorcology)

Go white for winter.  This is a fresh color palette that is like cleansing the taste palate.  After all the holiday finery, launch the new year with a clean and crisp white living room.

Refresh your living room with white furniture and a coffee table after the holidays.
Fresh living room (barnesvanze)
A cozy living room with hardwood floors and a fireplace.
Beautiful airy living room in open floor plan (Zillow)
A living room with a fireplace after the holidays.
Beautiful and light-filled living room (decorilla)

Taking down all the holiday decorations gives you a sense of clean, open space.  Extend this feeling a bit further by updating your living room for a new, fresh look.  Once the holidays are over, make time to take back your space.

 

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