Make Your Living Room Look More Spacious

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Your living room is often the room that makes the greatest impact on visitors. It is ideal space for entertaining friends and relaxing with family, and as one of the first spaces they see, often sets the mood for your entire home.  Here are a couple of cost-effective tips to make your living room larger without expensive renovations.

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Give the floor more space

Make the floor space look bigger throughout by using one material throughout like carpet, wood or tiles. Also, by using furniture with legs, the floor will fade into the space and continue the flow.

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Redefine your wall space

Walls literally set the boundaries of your room and although these can’t physically moved without great effort (and expense) you can use a few tips to make the room look larger. Try to draw people’s eyes upwards through the use of tall furniture or wall to floor curtains.

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Declutter the area

Make your room look larger by ensuring that you do not over burden the room with furniture. Make sure people have enough room to move around and complete regular tasks – clutter free.

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Focus their attention

Using a unique piece of art or furniture is the ideal way to grab people’s attention and draw their eye away from the size of your room. For best results, look for a piece that adds contrast to your existing style.

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Mirror Mirror…

A well placed mirror is ideal in making your room look spacious as they redirect light and can be used to reflect your most attractive pieces. But remember not to use a mirrored wall as these often dominate the room and their appearance is too retro for most décor’s.

 


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