Living room

Ideas for your living room

Living roomWhenever people think of having to decorate the living room, they often think that it has to cost a lot of money. However, this does not have to be the case at all. There are many do-it-yourself ideas which can help you to decorate your living room. This article will give you some tips on how to decorate your windows, walls and even your pillows.

Ideas for windows

If you have just moved into a new place or you have been living at the same place for a long time, it might be time to decorate your windows. There are many different things that you can make to decorate your windows and make them look new. For example, if you have just moved into a very new and modern place it might be an idea to make your windows look a bit older. By making them look a bit different and a bit older, you add a retro feel to your living room. If you do not want to decorate or change your actual windows, it is also possible to add fake old windows to your living room. You can combine a set of planks and add an old window to the back of them. You can then place the set against a wall. In this way you do not have actual windows in your living room, but this design definitely adds a unique vibe to your living room. If you want to decorate your actual windows without damaging them, you can give your windows a mason jar window treatment. However, this does not prevent people from the outside looking into your living room. On the other hand, it does enhance the view of the people who are looking at your window from inside the living room. This is an easy decoration tip. It involves command hooks and jutes. These you will need to hang the jars up. You can fill your jars with flowers, or water and plants.

Ideas for tables

Do you still happen to have an old table which you don’t really know what to do with? Then continue reading since there are many different things you can do to make your table look like new. You can either decorate your old table, but it is also possible to construct your own coffee table. This is especially a good idea if you do not have a lot of money to spend on a new coffee table. Moreover, by making your own coffee table you will be ensured that nobody in your direct environment has a similar item. Thus, whenever your friends or family will come over, you can be assured that your homemade coffee table will be the item that will be discussed most. One idea to make your own coffee table is by using pine boards. You start by putting the pine boards together. Once you have put them together, make sure to add some small wheels. In this way it will be easy to move the coffee table around your living room. You will notice that the coffee table will look simple but it will add character to your living room. Another idea to make a homemade coffee table is by using wooden crates and one piece of plywood. You can put the crates together and you will notice that you will have space it the middle as well. This space can be used to place a plant which will make your living room look decorative. Also, the table will have a lot of storage space making it easy to store smaller items.

Ideas for sofas

Are you living in a small space and do you not have space for a cupboard or closet in your room or apartment? Then a sofa with built-in storage space might be the perfect idea for you. You can use the space in the sofa to store blankets or pillows. If you want to make even better use of the space in your living room, you can make sure that the sofa can also be used as a bed. In this way, your guests will have a place to stay when they come over. There are many stored which sell a sofa like this, but it is not only more exciting to make your own but you will also be able to adapt it to your needs. The construction of this sofa usually costs between 100 to 150 Euros. This is relatively cheap for a sofa since many new sofas usually cost over 300 Euros.

Ideas for walls

It is always nice to have something hanging on your wall. Not only does it give your living room more character but it will be also something nice to look at when you are hanging out in the living room. There are many different ideas as to how to decorate your wall. One idea is by putting up the lyrics of your favourite song. You can either write the lyrics on the wall directly, or you can put them in a frame and then hang it up. This is something you can easily do yourself. Not only will you always be able to sing along to your favourite song, but the lyrics will also add more character to your living room. If you think that having lyrics on your wall are a bit too much, it is also possible to only put up a quote. You can use stickers and paste them on your wall. You can use stickers which have different colours to make your living room livelier. There are many different DIY wall ideas on Pinterest. The great thing about making your own wall art is that it gives you the freedom to create any design that you like. Thus, your design will not only be sophisticated but it will also be something personal.

Ideas for pillows

Pillow are an important part of your living room. They do not only bring more colour to your living room but they are also nice and comfortable when you are watching TV. While it is possible to buy your pillow covers, it is also possible to make your own. By making your own pillow covers, you can ensure that the colour and the design fit the rest of your living room. One thing that you have to pay attention to is the fabric of your pillows. Since pillows are an integral part of your living room, you need to make sure that you like the fabric. It is also possible to knit your own pillow covers. By knitting your own pillow covers, you can make the pattern as you want it to be. There are many different knitting patterns you can use to make your pillow covers. You will not only be having fun while knitting your pillow covers, but you will also be proud once you have finished the covers.

Decoration for smaller items in the house

A living room is never really complete without small decorations. Whether these decorations are plants, flowers of candle lights, there any many different items you can use to make your living room look nice. One idea is to make a blanket ladder. This is a ladder which has blankets on them. You can use a wooden ladder to give your living room more of a retro vibe. A blanket ladder is not only a unique item to have in your living room, but it is also ideal to keep your blankets together. Another item that can be used to decorate your living room is painted bottle vases. Vases and flowers always bring more allure to a room. Whether this is a living room, a bed room or the kitchen, a vase add character to a room. If you have any leftover paint in the house, use it to paint vases. The painted vases can be spread throughout the living room to give it extra character.


Article written by: SarahAjaoud
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Added: 21-02-2017 19:48
Last modified: 02-06-2017 11:43

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