The living room is an integral part of your home. It’s a multifunctional space with endless uses including spending quality time with family, watching your favourite movies, and relaxing after a long day at work. It’s also one of the main entertainment spaces used for hosting guests, so you want it to look nice as it is functional! If you’re planning to revamp your living room by adding new furniture, consider the tips below to achieve a flattering transformation.
The first step to choosing the right furniture for your living room is taking accurate measurements. This will give you a better idea of how much space you have to work with and what type of floor plan will work best for you. Once you know the approximate space you have for seating and storage, you can narrow down your search to focus on furniture pieces that will fit nicely in your living room.
Go with a theme
Whether you are purchasing a brand new furniture set or just a few pieces, do your best to find furniture pieces that compliment each other or follow a general theme. Some of 2021’s most popular living room design themes are contemporary, traditional, and eclectic.
Prioritize the basics
Furniture shopping is exciting! There are so many options to choose from, it can be easy to get over excited and overspend. We suggest starting by purchasing the basic elements that you want to include in your living space like a sofa, armchairs, and a coffee table. Once you’ve made decisions about these items, then look at adding extra pieces.
Purchase quality pieces
When purchasing high ticket items like a sofa or entertainment unit, we recommend opting for solid, sturdy investment pieces, and high-quality stain-resistant fabrics. While this will cost you more money upfront, it will afford you more comfort in the space and last you much longer. This is especially important if the living room is a frequently used space in your home, or if you have children or pets.