You don’t have to sacrifice your adult style to accommodate your kids in your living room. However, you can make a few changes that will make your space comfortable, safe and durable.
The age-old way to decorate with patterns was to use them on the curtains, couches, lampshades and even decorative throw pillows all in the same pattern. In the past, this was the only way to use patterns in your home. Now it is all about coordinating, complementing, and mix fabric patterns with solids.
Do you have a room in your house that is decorated in such a way that when you walk in, you feel the stress simply falling from you? You relax your shoulders, sigh deeply, and enjoy the homey atmosphere. What if your whole house was like that one room? What if it was like every room in your home was somehow giving you a hug?
The Dutch have a word for that sensation. The Danish word “hygge,” pronounced hue-guh, roughly translates to the English word for “hug.” But instead of translating to the feeling of your 2-year-old’s arms wrapped around your legs or the gentle embrace of young lovers, it instead refers to the warmth and happiness of a perfectly decorated room and similar experiences in your life.
Enlisting your inner designer can help you to update your living room without a lot of cost to you. A few simple tricks can help your furniture look like a million bucks.
As your living room furniture starts to show wear and tear, your first inclination may be to go to a furniture store and purchase whatever is on sale. This can be a bad choice when you want to decorate living room that is functional, beautiful and comfortable. Here are some tips to help you with your decorating skills.