The farmhouse design is a style that focuses on the past and how our pre-technology farming generations decorated their homes.
Farmhouse decor is all about mixing comfort and practicality by using natural materials like reclaimed wood, stone, and wicker. The color scheme is warm, with a lot of cream, beige, and whites; it’s rare to find bright, bold colors in a farmhouse.
The key with this style is to not go overboard; use only some of these ideas, or you risk straying into country kitsch territory.
It happens, at some point many of us became parents and our lovely adult spaces turn into Legoland meets 1980’s McDonald’s play space (no safety rules) and now we want our style back while maintaining a family friendly living room. Here are some of my design tips that I have implemented into living room spaces through the years. Personally, my own goal has always been to have a stylish but family friendly living room. Nobody wants a living room that we can’t enjoy out of fear of ruining the furniture. So, if you are like me, obsessed with decorating, but have kids taking over, there are ways you can create a family friendly living room.
Do you ever stare at your small living room and feel a little bit lost with what to do with it? Overwhelmed (or underwhelmed) you try to come up with a way to make it feel more spacious and comfortable and nothing comes to mind. No need to get frustrated – there are tons of ways to help your small living room become your new favorite place to chill, relax, and hang out with friends and family.
Below are 60 clever and comfortable small living room ideas for you to analyze in awe. Everything from dreamy white dens to bohemian dwellings to playful rooms. You will notice some great tricks among the images, clever ideas on how to visually make your small living room feel bigger than it really is. So keep your eyes out for vertical stripes on the walls, down-to-the-ground furniture, transparent pieces, large mirrors, horizontally striped rugs, and even more clever tricks!
Designing and transforming your cramped space with these small living room ideas is going to be a lot of fun! All you need to do is start with a little bit of inspiration to get you excited. So let’s take a look!
Happy Monday friends! Today I wanted to take you in my home and share my spring living room. With a few simple switches, I gave our home a fresh updated look for the season. I absolutely love this time of year! Our crape myrtle tree is just gorgeous covered in it’s beautiful pink flowering leaves and all the grass turns a bright rich green. . . . finally!
Mid-century modern is the classic style of the 1950s and 60s. It was born out of a desire to combine comfort, functionality, and art, and it’s just as popular now as it was back then.
If you like the design and ideals of this style, then follow these decor suggestions to upgrade your living room. It will look like it belongs straight on the set of an episode of Mad Men—fusing trendiness and practicality.