Nothing is more pleasant than taking our family or friends home, they sit in an environment where tranquility, peace, harmony and good taste reign; To achieve this goal it is essential to maintain cleanliness and order and create your own style that reflects your personality.
Thus we have that there are key factors such as colors, accessories, furniture, lighting that will help us to give that magical and special touch that we want to achieve when decorating our home, especially the living rooms, which are like our letter of introduction to visitor, and our personal refuge.
An idea of multiple versatility is to work with the decoration of the walls, we can place them ready, wallpaper in one of them, paint with different colors, always maintaining the balance without exaggeration, apply work with plaster. Depending on the space the colors will be used, if it is a very small room the cakes will make it look wider and if we prefer the classic, white is the king, because it offers us a feeling of spaciousness and lets us play with the other range of colors.
Accessories such as frames and mirrors are an essential complement, when placing mirrors we must be clear what we want to achieve, amplitude, depth, luminosity or continuity also the shape and sizes that we must implement.
If the walls are white; with the curtains, carpets and cushions, we can include the personal touch of citrus colors, which fan, flower and awaken a halo of energy, so the furniture can be neutral colors to tint.
The gray range is always a good option to combine, they can be dark gray furniture with pink and deep blue cushions, a light gray wall and the other white, combined with beautiful pictures. The colors green, red orange, apricots, persimmons are always an excellent option.
The space of the living rooms sometimes allow us to make certain divisions such as with bamboo curtains, decorative brick walls; to include the dining area, which should be a cozy place where the conversation between the family is cordial and enjoyable, so in the best place in this area the dining table is placed and in it the divided area the sofa with very easy chairs Modern
Also, if there is a staircase, we should make the most of it, making it stand out by changing its railings, painting it, decorating it and thus serving as a link between the two areas, the living room and the dining room.
To achieve a true visual effect of change, we have to paint the walls, change the position of the furniture, change the accessories, and why not, on many occasions we have to change the furniture because we no longer like them or because they are already outdated.
But sometimes we can also remodel the old furniture, with the help of a good upholsterer and carpenter, we can be really beautiful, using quality fabrics and a good imagination.
There is also the online option for buying furniture and several specialized houses such as Ebay, Leroy Merlin, Ikea that are very helpful in making this decision. When the problem is space, the solution may be to reduce the amount of furniture, or buy or remodel them in a smaller way.
Modern living room designs
The first thing we should do when thinking about a new design for our living rooms, is to organize the ideas, set priorities, what we really want to achieve, observe the space we have and choose the model of furniture we want. The lighter the furniture, the less heavy the environment.
This is the animalistic style, but sometimes it is expensive, in any case if the budget does not allow it, then choose another small but beautiful style, they can be new or second-hand or simply remodel the ones we have.
Lighting is a basic factor when creating our living rooms, natural light is essential because it gives us that halo of nature, we can take full advantage of changing the curtains for a lighter color or placing blinds (blinds), pastel or neutral colors such as dark or light wood.
We can also play with the mirrors because they generate luminosity and spaciousness, we can choose a large one that covers an entire wall or several small ones.
If the budget allows it, unnecessary divisions can be eliminated as partitions, making the spaces more spacious and bright. The internal lighting can be multiplied by placing small lamps in the most relevant places. The main lighting can be focused by placing only one point of light with a large lamp or it is blurred with rows of spotlights.
To save some money and rejuvenate the environments, we can place a new upholstery, a coat of paint, some new cushions on our old furniture, and this repair to modernize them a bit, the closets and the other, we also like our chairs and armchairs. cabinets can be painted or removed and made new.
Our imagination is what sets the guidelines when it comes to decoration, so old styles can be combined with modern ones, obtaining excellent results, always maintaining elegance. For example an old remodeled sofa and a new wooden table will match a wrought iron armchair of the grandmother, of course properly restored and painted. Always maintaining balance.
An old coffee table with a modern sofa, an old wooden sideboard and a modern metal lamp, wooden furniture with metallic furniture, all these combinations are great and if you inspire and inject a personal touch, you dedicate yourself with dedication to achieve what you really want to project, you will get fabulous results, which everyone will want to imitate.
And in this way you will be able to live in a pleasant atmosphere with the whole family that will be proud of your achievements or rather of everyone’s achievement, because this fabulous work can be undertaken together where everyone participates, and they are integrated through ideas that will be carried out, is like making a dream come true, you improve and modernize your environment, you share with your family, you contribute to family savings and you give rein to your imagination to create, replace and improve.
Always maintaining balance, elegance, order, and a beautiful style around you that will result in a healthier and happier coexistence.