Is your living room starting to feel like a prison?
Do you sit on the couch, staring at the four walls around you, wishing you could escape the monotony?
Sounds like you’re in desperate need of a living room remodel. It’s time to flex your interior design muscles and create a room that rejuvenates your spirit.
These remodeling ideas will inspire you to create the living room you’ve always dreamed of.
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1. What a Feeling
Textures layer a room, making it feel less flat.
Wooden floors are a great way to add warmth. Clean, polished wood imbues a room with elegance, while rustic, industrial-looking wood creates a modern, loft-style finish.
Speaking of loft-style finishes, polished concrete has become increasingly popular. Concrete floors can be easily customized to suit your design preferences.
Textured rugs, throws, and cushions add softness to a room.
Ceramic, metal, and glass are also great ways to introduce texture to a living room remodel.
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2. Opposites Attract
Create interest through contrast.
In the past, we’ve seen a strong drive for largely white décor paired with neutral tones.
Now, contrast is fighting back!
Contrast can be achieved in various ways, the most effective of which is pairing light colors with dark colors. Black and white and navy and cream are classic examples.
You can also create contrast with decorative objects—pair organic objects with manufactured items, rough textures with polished surfaces. Or, place dainty objects next to vast, statement pieces.
3. Vintage Accents
Antique styles are making a big comeback, not only through vintage art but also through color.
Clay and terracotta tones are sneaking back onto the scene. Ceramic and earthenware decorations, along with spindle and spooled leg furniture, offer another nod to the antique.
1970s pop art sofas are highly sought after by younger generations. These bright sofas breathe life and playfulness into a room.
A word to the wise, show restraint when decorating with vintage items. If you get too carried away, your living room could end up looking like a museum. A few statement pieces are all that is needed.
4. Sofa, So Good
What is a living room without a sofa? A good sofa anchors a room and draws visitors in.
Bold seating is one of the big living room trends of 2020.
Mismatched armchairs and sofas are making a splash. Different colored upholstery is a great way to break up the monotony in a room. Adding rattan or wicker chairs introduces a lovely variety of textures.
Curved sofas have made a grand return. They add a sense of movement, drawing your eye around the room.
5. Blank Space
A wall is an empty canvas that is often underused. Bold accent walls, decals, and wallpapers make good use of this space.
2020 has seen a resurgence of floral wallpaper. Minimal, less busy floral patterns invite nature into your living room without overwhelming the senses.
Modern, geometric patterns are also popular. These patterns can often trick the eye, making a room look bigger than it is.
Rejuvenate Your Home With a Beautiful Living Room Remodel
It’s time for your house to give you joy again. Invest in your home with a living room remodel that everyone will rave about.
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