If you’re living in a house with an old or outdated interior design, you probably don’t have any idea how to make it look charming and inviting. It’s why we’re here to give you a few more ideas that might help. So far we’ve presented you vases and planters that might be useful to you if you decide to adopt a similar approach. Now it’s time for the rustic living room decorating.
Here’s an example of a rustic living room decorating that features a place box filled with potted plants, branches and other items, showing just how much you can achieve with a little creativity. Notice the colorful display but also the dark tones used for the furniture and curtains. For contrast, there’s also a matching coffee table that seems to match the colors from the rest of the room.
If you don’t have a lot of space, a good idea is to use mirrors. They always bring freshness to a room and they can also be considered aesthetically pleasing. This living room features a really interesting accent wall with a bunch of mirrors in different shapes and sizes.
If you want to turn your living room into a gallery and to fill it with art pieces, take a look at this beautiful custom gallery wall makeover. If you decide to do that, then you should first find a suitable way to decorate the wall.
Another way to create an accent wall without using artwork is with stencil art. You can create all sorts of interesting shapes and designs and if you want to remain faithful to the traditional approach you can add a reserved panel behind the painting, a frame and finally some framed photos.
If you want your living room to have a rustic touch, maybe including a radio can be a nice idea. You can start by covering the wall with wood boards. Hammer in several holes for the antennas and box fans and they’ll look wonderful at night when the lights get turned on.
Sometimes people choose a live-edge wood piece as a decoration in order to create a more rustic ambiance. For example, this living room features a live-edge shelf that went beautifully with the large table and the charcoal gray accents. It’s a rather balanced look, especially given the color palette.
Another interesting way to decorate an accent wall is with stencil art. Don’t worry, it won’t take you too long to create all those lines. If you’re feeling confident, use some paint.
Oval counters are perfect for creating a warm and cozy ambiance. They don’t exactly need to be carved or engraved with anything as they don’t create the expectation, just a natural feeling.
Bring some of the beauty of nature into your living room and use things like tree branches and fruit baskets to create an interesting display for your accent wall. The goodies themselves won’t look interesting as much as they would on your furniture.
Some living rooms are larger than others so it would be a good idea to opt for a smaller sofa or for a modular sectional. You can have a coffee table and a few chairs, maybe even a bookcase.
Create a haute couture look for your living room with a gorgeous mirror or by using a different strategy. Include one or two mirrored elements and use larger mirrors for a truly exquisite décor.
Swap one armchair for two and pick a color that contrasts with the rest of the furniture. If you also have two small accent pillows you can use them as inspiration for the rest of the décor.
Decorating with fabric is always great. It means you can use the color anyway you want and you can give it any shape you want. Have a matching rug, artwork, an area rug or wallpaper.
If you prefer a more minimalistic look with a sculptural design and industrial influences, then maybe you’d like this lovely accent wall. It has both color and texture and it really looks like something you would find in a contemporary spa or in a loft.
Accent furniture is always a great way of personalizing a room and turning it into something unique. Turn this into a specialty area with furniture and accessories you made yourself.
If you want to add some original into your living room but don’t want to overcomplicate the décor with too many accessories, add one or two eye-catching lighting fixtures. These cloud-like light fixtures are fun and cheerful and they go well with the whole décor.
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