5 Fun Ways to Enhance Your Living Room’s Décor
May 16, 2022
by carolyn mitchell, guest contributor
If the kitchen is the heart of the home, the living room certainly comes in a close second, as the place where we entertain our guests and relax with our families. So why not make it as stylish and comfortable as possible? In order to do that, you need to ensure that your living room décor is both stylish and fun! This helpful guide will show you how to take your living room décor from good to great by giving you fun ideas about how to beautify this space.
1) Go All Out with a Sofa
What you buy is a matter of personal preference, but it's important that you choose a sofa that's functional, affordable, and complements your room. Consider getting a sectional so multiple people can sit together without being on top of each other; go mid-century if you want something with more personality; or find something with storage space for added convenience. Remember: buying furniture is often an investment and one that's meant to last. You can find affordable furniture without skimping on quality!
2) Add Life with an Aquarium
You probably wouldn't think of putting an aquarium in your living room, but we're telling you that you should! An aquarium is a great way to add some color and life to any room. They can be low-maintenance and act as both décor and an activity for you or your guests. Pet stores often have small starter fish tanks, which are great for beginning hobbyists. Be sure to do your research before buying, though!
3) Hang up a clock as a feature piece
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It's a commonly overlooked accent piece, but there are few things that can spruce up a room as much as a lovely clock. Try one with an industrial vibe or opt for a cuckoo clock. No matter what you choose, it'll bring character and personality to your living room in no time. For added detail, consider hanging multiple clocks together at different heights—it adds variety and keeps your eyes entertained.
4) Add a touch of class with drink coasters
We love adding a touch of class to our home decor with pieces like furniture and wall art with personalized frames. But what about drink coasters? No one wants a wet ring left on their coffee table after they’ve had a refreshing glass of iced tea. Accent your living room décor with some new drink coasters that you can easily place around your living room and kitchen table. Whether it be one coaster or a dozen, we guarantee your guests will love them!
5) Capture the classical aesthetic with a vase
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A nice decorative vase adds elegance and sophistication in a jiffy. A beautiful vase can also do wonders for your décor while adding the beauty of fresh flowers. Vases come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and styles so there really is no right or wrong answer when it comes to finding one that suits your living room perfectly.
Jazz Up Your Living Room with Ease!
These five simple additions can jazz up any living room and make it feel brand new. If you feel overwhelmed by how much there is to do, simply choose one item that fits your style, budget, and free time. Once you master that one, pick another. Before you know it, your living room will be a dream.
Carolyn Mitchell is a freelance writer and content strategist with a passion for home décor and maintenance. She can often be found re-painting and updating the furnishings in her home, and she is also a dedicated cat mom to two adorable kitties.
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