Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once said: “He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home”. Indeed, we realize how important it is to set our places of living in the coziest and most creative way. As our achievements, mood, and productivity highly depend on what we surround ourselves with, it's necessary to pay attention to our design interior. However, the most difficult part is to decide what to start with. Don't worry, the first step was done as you began to read this article! You'll find out how to decorate your living room and combine different interior items with an impeccable taste with the help of our 10 tips.
1. It's all about color palette
The first and most important thing is the overall impression of the appearance of the room. The color scheme should be balanced and carefully selected. You'll agree that bright green pillows are unlikely to fit violet wallpapers. It's better to learn how to work with the harmony of colors and colors combinations. If you like bright shades, leave the walls monochromatic and neutral and make the color highlights the elements of the decor.
2. Light and bright colors are all you need
Bright and unobtrusive tints visually expand the size of any room, so if you want your place to look bigger and refreshed, choose the light color scheme! It will not only widen your apartment's area but also liven up your mood and make the right mindset throughout the days.
3. In minimalism we trust
Minimalism is about beauty in simplicity. It may be found literally in every interior item such as furniture, wall art, textures, materials, décor elements and etc. You can easily highlight any part of your room, but remember to keep it simple. A standout artwork or a bright-colored couch will surely emphasize your home design.
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4. Multi-panel wall art is the best choice.
Do you want to cover a big empty space on your wall in an extraordinary way? Here's a solution! A 3, 4 or 5 panels wall art will make your interior look unique, minimalistic and trendy. The space will be filled, a room design will be completed. And all of a sudden, everything is in its place.
5. Experiments are always for the better
To have a balance and harmony is one of the most important things about any home interior. Mixing vintage and modern is exactly what we mean while talking about the importance of keeping the style balanced. The detailed texture of the antique items will perfectly complete the clarity of modern ones.
6. Details do matter
Of course, such things as a color theme and layout design are inalienable and important part of conceptualizing your interior plan. Nevertheless, don't forget about the details that create the whole completed look of your room. Cozy pillows, colorful covers of books on the shelf, various wall arts, candles and drawers with a detailed texture will make your living room look perfect.
7. Turn your photos into wall art
Let the dearest moments be always with you – turn your photos into trendy wall art with Texel Print Art. It's a stylish interior decision that will make any living room atmosphere be really pleasant and charming.
8. White is the new black
If you have a lot of light or large windows in your living room, pick a white-colored theme interior for your place. The vivid colors won't disturb your attention and the harmonious white palette will set up your mind for productive work. You may add some items of soft and pastel colors for highlighting the interior.
9. Keep it really simple
You can make your living room look luxury without pompous chandeliers and glossy stuff. Keep the one color scheme, emphasize your room with some vivid elements such as the wooden floor, patterned pillows or carpet, unusual wall art, colorful vases, and antique furniture.
10. Pay attention to the furniture
The major pieces of the interior are of the furniture as we know. The most important step is to have a finished imaginary picture of how your apartment will look in general. Choose a vintage light-wooden furniture such as cupboard and tea tables if your room color palette is light. If it comes to modern items, then pick white basic ones. For example, a sofa can either ruin or complete the look of the room. It all depends on whether you want to make it a highlight of your space or not. Remember to focus on the one thing while emphasizing. Don't overdo it.
11. Add some Victorian epoch
No wonder Victorian-era design items are among those that dilute the interior with their lush features, airiness and lightness. Do not be afraid to experiment with classic textures, they will make your room more modern, no matter how contradictory it may sound. Traditional living room – that’s what we choose.
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12. Royal Velvet
The incredible texture of corduroy things is a winning option for your interior! A mix of simple fabric cut and luxurious minimalist velvet, maybe even of a bright color, will make your modern living room look a lot, but not sticky. Think about it.
13. Let your space burst with plants!
Prints depicting plants, leaves and everything studied in herbology occupy the first step of trends. You can create your own tropical living room with drawings, but not only. In general, decorating the apartment with different plants in a pot is an extremely cool design trick. And environmentally friendly;)
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14. Geometrical patterns
Let's be honest, minimalism is quite popular today, but a variety of patterns, especially geometric shapes, contrast incredibly well with monotonous colors. For example, several walls and designer items can be solid, but it is necessary to emphasize small details, such as pillows, lamps or carpets. The reliefs also reflect the style of the urban living room.
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15. White is for the better
The most versatile and stylish color of the walls today is white. Minimalist paintings, white detailed accents, lots of light, both daylight and artificial - this is the key to a fashionable modern mid-century living room. In such a room you want to live, create, rejoice, inspire and be inspired, but also relax, be in harmony and peace. The two sides of the coin are both good.
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16. The opposites
An antique table and a modern TV? You will be wondering if these two things combine? Yes, yes and yes again. Such inquisitive design mix does not show a lack of taste. Nowadays to combine the incompatible is, although pretty much risky, but also very trendy, so we suggest you to allow your living room to meet the old and modern. Look what you got.
17. Two color focuses
You don't have to use all the colors of the rainbow to make your room look attractive. All you need to do is balance the two main colors and start from them in the light or dark range of tones. For example, if you have a nautical living room, the range will obviously be reduced to two pairs of colors: blue and white or blue and gray. However, what you associate the sea with is up to you.
Just do not forget about the number of colors – they must be two.
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18. Artworks and etc
Paintings. Is it banal? However, a classic. It is thanks to the art that the atmosphere of the room is completed. Paintings can say a lot about their owner, so we wish you to say something valuable and carefully choose what will decorate your dwelling.
19. Hot spots are everywhere
The main task of this method is to highlight only certain details from the interior and make them really bright and noticeable. Few colorful details, such as lamps, paintings, books lying on a dresser or table, pillows, and so on will create an unforgettable impression of your interior.
20. Don’t be afraid to experiment
Create a truly interesting and special atmosphere of your room. Starting from the beachy living room, which beckons with its delicate azure and light colors, combination of wood and textures, ending with a true rock-n-roll living room, which with its various arias and drive fills with the energy every guest. The most important thing is that your ideal room reflects you. So don't be afraid to show everyone who you really are.