The living room is the center of the home’s social activity and so when you decide how you want to design this room, it is important to consider the function of the room along with the different thematic design elements.
The most important things to consider are the immovable objects – for example, do you have scenic view? Are there pillars inside the room? Do you prefer a shabby chic design or are you more into a rustic inspired décor?
If this feels overwhelming, don’t worry! We have 15 different ideas for you on how to create the cozy living room that is inviting to your guests and perfect for you to relax in after a long day of work.
1. Scenic Overlook
Neutral walls and a large picture window frame this scenic, mountain lodge-inspired living room.
2. Exposed Beams
Exposed beams adorning the vaulted ceiling of this living room give it depth and beauty.
3. Mantel Display
This brick fireplace is framed by a crown-molded mantel with plenty of space to display favored family treasures.
4. A Pillar of Excellence
Nothing says simple elegance like these clean white columns, decorative yet functional in delineating the boundary between living room and kitchen.
5. Unique Shelving
This living room draws the eye immediately to a unique shelving unit full of artistic shapes and angles.