When arranging furniture in a small living room, try to create a balance by making the room as spacious as possible without compromising seating space. The type of furniture used and its placement in the room determines this balance.Continue Reading
Using wallpaper in a small living room adds depth to the room, while adding a mirror creates a focal point. Positioning a mirror across from a window gives the illusion of an extra window.
Create as much extra storage as possible in a small living room. Furniture with extra storage eliminates clutter and makes the space seem larger.
Using small-scale furniture can make a small room seem larger. A full-size sofa may not work for a small living room, so try using a slim love seat or petite sofa instead. It is also possible to skip putting a sofa all together. Instead, position a few armchairs around a coffee table.
Plants are also welcome in small living spaces. Plants add depth and are especially useful in corners and near sofas, as they give the illusion of a larger room.
A small living room also benefits from floor-to-ceiling draperies that emphasize the vertical dimensions of the space. This way, the eye is invited to look above the horizontal elements.Learn more about Interior Decorating