We get it that you have been spending hell lot of time in the living room, reading, relaxing, watch TV, drinking coffee and also eating meals. Since the lockdown began, the living room has been the most used space at your home. Though it emanates a sense of comfort and familiarity, now you have been bored of seeing the same room for days on end. It’s time to infuse some fun to your living room without having to step out or order new things online. Yes, it’s true. Natasha Jain, CEO and co-founder of Bent Chair, suggests clever hacks to transform your room from meh to wow, without spending any money.
Add some candles:
Add soft warmth to your room with candles. You can use designer candles or simple tealight candles in quirky candle holders for a decorative element. “Make things interesting with scented candles to add a relaxing fragrance to the room,” suggests Jain.
Turn to throws:
Throws are one of the most dynamic home decor items. Depending on what you want from the room, throws can do the trick. It can add color, design, warmth, or comfort to any room. “Just drape one across the sofa or simply put a few in a basket in the room and you’re good to go!” says Jain.
Get in some crockery:
Certain dining room items, like tea sets or small containers, in the living room or bedroom, can also make a room feel much more comfortable. “It shows that you are not rigid on decor rules and instantly changes the outlook of the room,” adds Jain.
Play it up with cushions:
Cushions are a cost-effective and almost immediate way to give your room a new look. Changing cushion covers to match decor trends or stylish designs can make your room look trendy and chic. Contrast-colored cushions can instantly brighten the room as well.
Put some mirrors:
Using mirrors, or objects with highly reflective surfaces, add a chic touch to your living room. You can use a trendy mirror from the bathroom or a metallic decor piece from the bedroom in the living room. For mirrors, you can hang them on the wall for a more relaxed look.
Flowers to the rescue:
For nature lovers, wildflowers from a garden can instantly brighten up the room and add freshness to it. You can also create fake flowers as a craft
project from materials at home for the desired effect.
Place some magazines around:
One of the easiest ways to add comfort and color, Magazines. Put some on side tables, or even on the center table. These give out a relaxing and inviting vibe. Magazines are designed as leisure reads, and often use colors and images that relax the mind. Their presence in the room instantly calms the mind.
Declutter the space:
A minimalistic living room is easy to do since it doesn’t require adding things but taking them out. A minimal and clean room gives out a serene and polished vibe to the area. This sophisticated trend can make your room look bigger and airy.