To decorate your small living room, it is best to have an overarching color theme. Light colors work better than dark colors. A neutral background means that you can choose accessories of any color palette to brighten the space.
It might seem odd to consider a piece of large-scale art for a rather small space, but it's one trick designers put to the test time and time again to give a room a more spacious feel. It adds a focal point to the design scheme and is another easy way to showcase your aesthetic, as seen in a West Hollywood living room designed by Alice Cheng.
Find ideas to bring patterns, prints, colors, textures, and more design elements together to create the ultimate living room. Patterns, prints, colors, and textures come together to create the ultimate livable space.
A small living room with a tall, narrow fireplace and white furniture. The black coffee table has ornate legs. The carpet has a geometric pattern. Accents include tall candles, animal prints, tasseled pillows, and a large green centerpiece.
Style is not measured in square feet. So no matter how small your space, opt for a look that's powerhouse - not poky. We've rounded up some of our go-to upgrades, from graphic wall treatments and riveting patterns to big-scale furniture and bold colour. While tailored to small living rooms, they work for floor spaces of any size.
Curtains hung well above a window add airiness and height to a small room. Keep the curtain design basic but use extra fabric for fullness. Dark, glossy walls create a sophisticated backdrop for simple, clean-lined pieces. Use the small space to your advantage and make it feel like a jewel-box.