Living Room Looks

Living Room Looks

0 Thoughts? 1 of 15 Animal prints and cutout rugs like this one go with any color palette and add an upscale feel to any room. (But go faux, please!) LSA Architects A statement chair that stands out from the rest of your furniture adds character and charm, elevating the whole space. Entrance Makleri Glass bottles don’t cost a lot—but when they’re arranged together in a similar color palette, they have the prettiest effect. Laurel & Wolf What drives up the cost of expensive homes? Light and space—so fake more of it than you actually have with major mirrors in your living room. Tamara Magel A chaise longue doesn’t cost more than a couch or armchair, but something about it looks so much more luxe. Erin Martin Design Fuzzy touches, like these wool shag stools, add cozy texture and warmth, making a living area feel plush. (Faux ones work just as well.) Laurel & Wolf If you want your living area to look rich, choosing rich colors can do wonders. Think jewel tones like the shades of indigo in this room. Red Edition Never underestimate the power of a super-soft throw, draped elegantly over a couch. It doesn’t cost much, but adds texture and a luxe feeling to even Ikea furniture. Tamara Magel A single piece of colorful art that you truly love will bring elegant personality to your walls without looking too splashy. Annie Schlechter A well-chosen wallpapered accent wall adds depth and richness to a small living area like this alcove. Mauro Soddu Getting a rich-looking space doesn’t always mean expensive-looking pieces: It can also mean surrounding yourself with your favorite things, like a beautiful book collection, eclectic throw pillows, or accent pieces collected from your travels. Mark Ashby Investing in a single, incredibly cool overhead light easily improves the whole room—in this case, the juxtaposition of industrial lighting with dark mahogany wood looks elegant and modern. Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design Here, a super-modern chandelier serves as art, so the rest of the room doesn’t need to be overly loud, special, or expensive. Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design Bold colors, when chosen well, can look higher-end than bland neutrals. Annie Schlechter If you’re lucky enough to have big windows, framing them with elegant drapes makes the whole room feel cozier—and classier—without sacrificing light. Erin Martin Design Next slideshow starts in 10s The Top Street Style from Paris Couture
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Living Room Looks

Animal prints and cutout rugs like this one go with any color palette and add an upscale feel to any room. (But go faux, please!) LSA Architects A statement chair that stands out from the rest of your furniture adds character and charm, elevating the whole space. Entrance Makleri Glass bottles don’t cost a lot—but when they’re arranged together in a similar color palette, they have the prettiest effect. Laurel & Wolf What drives up the cost of expensive homes? Light and space—so fake more of it than you actually have with major mirrors in your living room. Tamara Magel A chaise longue doesn’t cost more than a couch or armchair, but something about it looks so much more luxe. Erin Martin Design Fuzzy touches, like these wool shag stools, add cozy texture and warmth, making a living area feel plush. (Faux ones work just as well.) Laurel & Wolf If you want your living area to look rich, choosing rich colors can do wonders. Think jewel tones like the shades of indigo in this room. Red Edition Never underestimate the power of a super-soft throw, draped elegantly over a couch. It doesn’t cost much, but adds texture and a luxe feeling to even Ikea furniture. Tamara Magel A single piece of colorful art that you truly love will bring elegant personality to your walls without looking too splashy. Annie Schlechter A well-chosen wallpapered accent wall adds depth and richness to a small living area like this alcove. Mauro Soddu Getting a rich-looking space doesn’t always mean expensive-looking pieces: It can also mean surrounding yourself with your favorite things, like a beautiful book collection, eclectic throw pillows, or accent pieces collected from your travels. Mark Ashby Investing in a single, incredibly cool overhead light easily improves the whole room—in this case, the juxtaposition of industrial lighting with dark mahogany wood looks elegant and modern. Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design Here, a super-modern chandelier serves as art, so the rest of the room doesn’t need to be overly loud, special, or expensive. Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design Bold colors, when chosen well, can look higher-end than bland neutrals. Annie Schlechter If you’re lucky enough to have big windows, framing them with elegant drapes makes the whole room feel cozier—and classier—without sacrificing light. Erin Martin Design Next slideshow starts in 10s The Top Street Style from Paris Couture
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Living Room Looks

While the kitchen and bathroom often take priority when it’s time to renovate, the living room is the first place decorators look at when their home needs a revamp. As the central feature (and often the first room guests see), it should reflect your personal taste and aesthetic. But what if your champagne style is at odds with your canned-beer budget? At MyDomaine HQ, we never let finances get in the way of a stylish space. But before you get started there are a few things you should consider first. What is your design goal? How much room do you have to work with? How will the space be used? What pieces can you keep, and what needs to be replaced? To get you started, we compiled seven key tips for making your living room look luxurious and timeless (and only seem expensive).
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Living Room Looks

1 Of 51 Repurposed Bar CartSetting up a booze station on your bar cart is a no brainer — but using it as an end table (especially when space is limited) to display blooms, art and coffee table books is just genius. Emily Johnston 2 Of 51 Low FurnitureShort pieces, like this tufted couch, keep an open floor plan cozy. Use area rugs to define individual “rooms” within the space. Jason HartogAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 51 Navy WallsGive beige a break. Dramatic hues can drench a large living room, like this inky wallpaper. The deep blue provides a surprisingly neutral backdrop. Kate Osborne 4 Of 51 Comfy SeatingYour style may be posh, your furniture can still be cozy. Plush sofas and armchairs rule the roost in Ellen Pompeo’s L.A. home. “It’s fancy in a cool way, not in an ‘I can’t sit there’ way,” she says. Art StreiberAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 51 Chic StorageNeed space, stat? Swap boring shelving for more decorative options, then load up on fabric boxes or baskets to hide an overflow of knick knacks. Kate Osborne 6 Of 51 Slim FootprintSave square footage without sacrificing seating by using dining chairs in the living room. A rattan-and-cane perch takes up less real estate than a traditional recliner. Jason HartogAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 51 Family-FriendlyYep, white furniture can work in a house with kids. Just choose durable fabrics (a leather couch) and surfaces (the plastic rocker, the lacquer table) that wipe clean easily. Lisa Romerein 8 Of 51 Statement RugThe key to subtle color lays at your feet. A patterned carpet plays up the neutral furniture in a New Jersey home, while a similarly-hued pillow adds another punch to the armchair. Kelsey Rose for HomepolishAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 51 Fast FixesMakeover a room by rethinking the pieces you already have. Use up leftover wall paint on the frame of an old chair or refresh curtains and pillows by sewing fancy trim along the edge. Mike Garten 10 Of 51 Subtle Pattern Avoid future boredom with calm colors using texture and pattern. In a dreamy beach house, muted prints in the same palette keep a neutral room from looking bland. Lisa Romerein Next Gallery 50+ Clever DIYs That Started With Old Clothes That stretched-out sweater has a whole new life awaiting it. By Brie Dyas GIF Of 51 Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Logo Presented by Created by Created by Good Housekeeping for From Good Housekeeping for
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Living Room Looks

1 Of 51 Repurposed Bar CartSetting up a booze station on your bar cart is a no brainer — but using it as an end table (especially when space is limited) to display blooms, art and coffee table books is just genius. Emily Johnston 2 Of 51 Low FurnitureShort pieces, like this tufted couch, keep an open floor plan cozy. Use area rugs to define individual “rooms” within the space. Jason HartogAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 51 Navy WallsGive beige a break. Dramatic hues can drench a large living room, like this inky wallpaper. The deep blue provides a surprisingly neutral backdrop. Kate Osborne 4 Of 51 Comfy SeatingYour style may be posh, your furniture can still be cozy. Plush sofas and armchairs rule the roost in Ellen Pompeo’s L.A. home. “It’s fancy in a cool way, not in an ‘I can’t sit there’ way,” she says. Art StreiberAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 51 Chic StorageNeed space, stat? Swap boring shelving for more decorative options, then load up on fabric boxes or baskets to hide an overflow of knick knacks. Kate Osborne 6 Of 51 Slim FootprintSave square footage without sacrificing seating by using dining chairs in the living room. A rattan-and-cane perch takes up less real estate than a traditional recliner. Jason HartogAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 51 Family-FriendlyYep, white furniture can work in a house with kids. Just choose durable fabrics (a leather couch) and surfaces (the plastic rocker, the lacquer table) that wipe clean easily. Lisa Romerein 8 Of 51 Statement RugThe key to subtle color lays at your feet. A patterned carpet plays up the neutral furniture in a New Jersey home, while a similarly-hued pillow adds another punch to the armchair. Kelsey Rose for HomepolishAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 51 Fast FixesMakeover a room by rethinking the pieces you already have. Use up leftover wall paint on the frame of an old chair or refresh curtains and pillows by sewing fancy trim along the edge. Mike Garten 10 Of 51 Subtle Pattern Avoid future boredom with calm colors using texture and pattern. In a dreamy beach house, muted prints in the same palette keep a neutral room from looking bland. Lisa Romerein Next Gallery 50+ Clever DIYs That Started With Old Clothes That stretched-out sweater has a whole new life awaiting it. By Brie Dyas

Living Room Looks

Living Room Looks
Living Room Looks