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How To Design Your Living Room (Part 2)

How To Design Your Living Room (Part 2) This article is the second and last part of the series of articles on how to design your living room. Here we will explore different elements which go in designing a room. When designing the room keep in mind several things while planning like – movement pattern in the room focal point of the room proportions of your furniture comes the use of elements of color, light and texture. You can create lot of effects by using these elements sensitively and in a creative way. Next let us talk about… How To Select Furniture Furniture is one of the most important features in any room designs. Due to its volume and usage, it has the greatest impact in the room. While selecting furniture, some knowledge about it will go a long way in giving you the best out of it. Modern furniture consists of so many items apart from the main living room sets. These include a variety of living room chairs like easy chairs, accent chairs, tub chairs etc. apart from couches, love-seats, recliners, chaises etc. Another very important aspect of furniture is the tables. Tables come in all shapes, sizes, styles and uses. Apart from the more common coffee tables and sofa end tables, there are console tables, accent tables, occasional tables etc. Use Of Soft Furnishings And Accessories Soft furnishings and accessories add a lot of feel and warmth to the furniture. Cushions, cushion covers, pillows, rugs and throws etc. can give a special touch and feel to the design without much effort. You have decided on the design and style of the room. You did the planning and chose the furniture. The colors and textures are also coordinated to enhance the look and feel of the room. Now is the time to decorate the room. Decorating The Living Room Now is the time to add that personal touch to your room. Use creative decorating ideas to add the intimacy and feeling to the decor. Using family portraits, personal and prized possessions, artwork, sculptures, vases etc. at the right places add life to the living room designs. Having unusual and accent furniture is a great way of adding to the decoration. Accessories are another very functional way of decorating the living room. Changing accessories periodically can infuse a new lease of life to the decor in a very affordable way. These are soft accessories like cushions, rugs etc. and hard accessories like mirrors, vases, lamps etc. Now that you have finished the decor and added displays and accessories, the living room designs are complete. Now is the time to invite the guests.