Do you have a “no animal on the furniture” rule that always gets ignored? If you have a furry pet, then your answer is most likely a resounding “Yes!” Never fear; there are ways to make certain that your couch, sofa or any upholstered furniture pieces are pet friendly?
Remember growing up and the living room was the special room that only got used when company came? Perhaps there were even clear furniture covers over the seating to protect it when it wasn’t being used.
Living with our four legged children brings happiness and some unique challenges when it comes to the way our homes look and smell. With some upfront planning and smart choices, you can minimize the potential stress of keeping your home looking and smelling great.
Without accent furniture a room can seem a little sparse and unresolved. It is the accent pieces in a room that create interest, depth and personality in any design. For instance a rug that pulls the furniture together, a side table placed at the arm of a sofa, or a floor lamp that creates warmth and light in a space.
To answer these questions, and many more that you may have, I’m going to take you through the design process that anyone undertaking a home décor project should consider.
Firesides used to be the focal point of many a room in days gone by; however on the whole they appear to have been overtaken by that grey or silver plastic box – the television.
Whether you plan to hand down this art to your children or throw away the next time you redecorate, the most important thing is to buy something you like. Once you've made the decision to buy artwork for your living room, spend time researching artists.
The use of a color wheel will definitely make choosing the right combination of colors for painting your walls, adding accents, choosing furnishings and furniture and gathering accessories, a much easier task.
Changing the painted wall color of your living room is definitely one of the least expensive but most impressive modifications you can make in your home.
Admittedly it can all be quite confusing, for various reasons, not least of which is because living rooms also have different names, ranging from the drawing room to the family room.
So whether you are starting afresh or starting from scratch, consider the room the same way. Then make use of what you need and like, and get rid of anything you don’t like.
Don’t forget the size of the room when thinking about scale. If you have a small space, consider using a glass table. The glass visually enhances the space of the room and gives the impression of lightness.
The living room is often one of the busiest rooms in the house. It is used for entertaining, television viewing, reading, napping, homework and anything else that takes place in a busy family. It is usually the first room guests see when they enter your home. For all of these reasons, decorating a living room takes quite a bit of thought.
To begin, it is important to know a little about the psychology of color. There have been thousands of studies done over the years on how color affects our moods and our behavior; all too lengthy to discuss here. Even the ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui assigns a color to each of five elements, which are wood, fire, earth, metal and water.
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