Living Room Decorating Ideas You Want to Steal in Your Home

Style isn't based on square footage. So, no matter how little your area is, go for a powerful – not poky – aesthetic. From creative wall coverings and gripping patterns to large-scale furniture and vibrant color, we've picked up some of our favorite renovations.

They're designed for compact living rooms, but they'll work in any setting. Which one will you take? To help you decide, have a look at these incredibly small living room designs!

Start with Paint

Your room will be entirely transformed and personalized with a new paint job. When it comes to painting colors, the options are practically unlimited, so think about what kind of vibe you want to create in each space.

Do you enjoy warm neutrals or are you drawn to strong and vibrant colors like a sunny yellow? On the other hand, you might want to go dark and try something new.

Start with Paint
Select a Bed

Select a Bed

However, on their own, they can appear stoic and uninteresting. An accent rug will add just the appropriate amount of color and texture to your space while also creating a welcoming and joyful attitude.

If you have little children, look for a rug that is machine washable and easy to clean.

Rugs are a Great Way to Start

Mats are extremely adaptable pieces of furniture that provide character and texture to a space.

A wide rug made of natural fibers (such as seagrass or sisal) is an affordable option to cover your hard flooring. It can also be brightened by layering it under a rug with a more colorful pattern.

Rugs are a Great Way to Start
Spend a Lot of Money on Lighting

Spend a Lot of Money on Lighting

After you've decided on the key components for your home, take some time deciding on overhead and wall lighting to personalize your new space.

It's difficult to change light fixtures in a rental apartment, but you'll have more freedom and flexibility in your first house.

Art can Be Used to Provide Personality

A great art collection takes time to build, but that doesn't mean your walls have to remain blank while you're looking for the perfect piece before making a larger purchase. While we don't recommend buying cheap art you don't like, we do recommend keeping an eye out for inexpensive art to start your collection.

Art can Be Used to Provide Personality
Make Simple Upgrades for a Unique Look

Make Simple Upgrades for a Unique Look

Though a major bathroom or kitchen makeover may be a few years away, you may make small modifications that will give your home a more personalized appeal for less.

A simple subway tile backsplash, new faucets, new hardware, and new pendant lighting can transform a kitchen.

Consider a Feature Wall

Wallpaper, like paint, has a transforming potential that may quickly improve the look and feel of a room. Whether you want a sleek chinoisErie look, dramatic patterns, or soothing colors, using wallpaper on only one wall is a great way to go.

Consider a Feature Wall
Appliances Should Be Hidden

Appliances Should Be Hidden

Corley covered the 30- 35 inch refrigerator, 18- 20 inch dishwasher, and microwave with matching cabinet panels, a popular tiny-kitchen method. There isn't any stainless steel to draw the eye away.

Install Shoe Shelves

Make a storage system for your shoes, bags, and folded sweaters beneath the hanging clothing in your wardrobe. To take advantage of vertical space, slip a tiny, clean-lined bookshelf into the bottom of the closet.

Install Shoe Shelves
Flowers Add a Splash of Color to Every Room

Flowers Add a Splash of Color to Every Room

Flowers work wonders in little places when it comes to decor. Colors and styles can be changed at any time, but they look great in vases, tiny planters, and window boxes.

Choose a Bright Color Scheme

Bold wallpaper and bright accents give a small space, like this little guest bath, a vibrant and airy feel.

Choose a Bright Color Scheme
Choose Furniture that May be Used for Multiple Purposes

Choose Furniture that May be Used for Multiple Purposes

In a limited room, a daybed is ideal. It may be used as a sofa or a bed, giving a studio apartment, guest room, or living room more flexibility and versatility.

Toss in a Tiny Little Bit of Green

Do you need some green in your home but don't have the space for pots and planters? Line up miniature pots of succulents on a windowsill or tuck a fiddle leaf fig in the corner.

Toss in a Tiny Little Bit of Green
Make a kitchen Where People can Dine

Make a kitchen Where People can Dine

Try tucking a table and chairs into the kitchen if you opted to change the dining room into a living room and now need a place to eat. Even if you have limited room, creating an eat-in kitchen is simple.

If you have a little space, try a foldout café table and two seats, or a banquette and a large breakfast table if you have more room.

Purchase a Sofa

A sofa is an investment piece because it is the focal point of your living room. You don't have to worry about finding a sofa that will travel well or fit into a range of different rentals now that you have your own property.

Select a high-quality couch that is the ideal size, scale, and configuration with this in mind.

Purchase a Sofa

Ending

Regardless of the type of area you want to decorate, whether it's a big house or a single room, knowing a few brilliant interior design techniques will help you unleash your creativity. There are a few of our most popular interior design tactics that interior designers employ that can be readily accomplished for a low cost and effort.