Living Room Design Ideas
Decorating a living room is no easy task. Should you go mid-century, classic, nautical, or vintage? Could you really live with a purple living room or are neutral tones a smarter move? Our advice for keeping your sanity? Just be yourself and have fun! The beauty is: nothing is permanent. If we had it our way, we'd try all the looks below!
The Living Room 101Whether it’s the family room, the TV room, or a more formal spot, it needs a proper cleaning to be cozy and comfortable.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Tricks to Putting Together a Killer Cabinet of Curiosities
Personal touches are what turn a house into a home and fill a space with love. And a cabinet of curiosities is a great way to showcase all your
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Liven Up Your Living Room with Photo WallpaperFor a simple yet stunning addition to your living-room decor, try printing custom images onto removable photo wallpaper -- it's a great alternative to traditional framed photos. Whether you choose to feature family pictures or abstract images, this impressive statement piece is easy to create and install.
11 Living Room Decorating Ideas Every Homeowner Should KnowLost when it comes to creating a visually cohesive, lived-in space? Learn how to decorate like an interior designer.
Small Living Room? Try These 15 Space-Saving Decorating IdeasIf space constraints seem to stand in the way of your design aspirations, don't fret: A Lilliputian living room can still be luxurious and hardworking. Scroll through for 15 genius space-saving decor solutions.
8 Ways to Play with Color in Your Living RoomThinking about choosing colors that shift from room to room? Whether you’re torn about which ones to use or perplexed as to how to handle the woodwork, a few simple guidelines will provide the confidence you need to make beautiful choices.
Living Room Decor Ideas with Big Impact for Small ApartmentsSee how this interior designer added personality and warmth to her living room with a few smart living room decor ideas.
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Live in a Small Space? This Unique Expanding Couch Is Perfect for You
If you never have enough seating in your home, this expanding chair might be the perfect solution.Post
Give Your Fireplace an Easy, Inexpensive Makeover With Just Paint
An outdated fireplace can be a serious eyesore, but you don't need a professional to revamp your room's focal point. Interior designer Julia Goodwin explains how to give your fireplace a DIY makeover with just a few coats of paint.Post
10 Rules to Keep in Mind When Decorating a Living Room
Whether you're lounging on the couch, watching TV with family or entertaining friends, your living room tends to be the center of your home. Learn how to decorate a living room the right way by following these rules for arranging your furniture.Article
The Blueprint Home Editors volunteered to work their magic on an itty-bitty abode, and dreamed up a slew of impressive solutions.Post
Living Room Decorating Ideas Using Keepsakes and Momentos
When Tessa and her husband Sébastien moved from Paris to the capital of California, they weren't sure how to bring their nomadic lifestyle with them. A major move and a living room makeover later, their books, keepsakes, and travel memorabilia are beautifully packed into a mere 700-square-foot apartment in the city of trees. Their eclectic space is filled with living room decorating ideas for places with limited square footage.Post
A Surprise Home Makeover! One House Goes from Shabby to Chic
A new year is the perfect time to acknowledge the kindness of others and to repay them in some form or another. See how one woman honored her friends by gifting them a home makeover.Post
Tour Pop-Country Star Kelsea Ballerini's Nashville HomeIf you haven't heard of pop-country sensation Kelsea Ballerini, you will soon. At just 13, Kelsea embarked on a singing career, and now she's finding her way and enjoying success. She sets herself apart with a strong voice and empowering lyrics. When she's not singing, she encourages her fans to also find their passion. Laurel & Wolf helped Kelsea make over her home to match her blossoming career.Post
A Midcentury House Gets an Age-in-Place UpdateOwners of a suburban home decline the "typical tear-down" and instead use the existing footprint to nearly double their space. See how these homeowners created a single-floor living area while keeping enough room for their grown children and extended family.Post
Living Room Design on a Budget: The Art of Mixing the High and LowWhen creating a living room design from top to bottom, it's possible to "go budget" but still keep the decor high-end looking. Here's how.Post
Martha's Skylands Home: The Guest-House Living Room
This dreamy space -- awash in pink and delicate, traditional furnishings -- isn't just a room; it's a mood.Gallery
Lighten Up, Living Room! See This De-light-ful Transformation
Sometimes, older homes require a little TLC when it comes to remodeling. Find out how one dedicated homeowner redesigned her living room with light colors and thrift-store finds.Gallery
A Jaw-Dropping 36-Hour Sitting-Room Makeover
Get inspired by blogger and decorating enthusiast Ariel Garneau's home renovations -- and find out how she completed the transformation in just 36 hours.Post
See How Brooke Burke's Eclectic Malibu Condo Went from Bare Bones to Beachside DreamYou can imagine that Brooke Burke, a successful television personality and mother of four, is a busy woman. With no time to think about designing her new Malibu condo, Brooke enlisted some much-needed help from the Laurel & Wolf design team.Post
Martha's Living Room at Lily Pond Lane: 5 Daring Details
At Lily Pond Lane, Martha's 19th-century cottage in East Hampton, New York, the gardens flourish in the rich Long Island soil. Each month produces a different assortment of flowers, and each room is enhanced with suprising and unusual combinations of containers, natural materials, and found objects. Here, she shares five decorating inspirations and insights for the living room she refers to as a cabinet of curiosities.Post
Preparing for Baby: How One Couple Streamlined Their Living Room Without Sacrificing StylePeople often think that that when you have a baby, design (and style) choices have to go out the window so you can make room for all things plastic and Crayola colored. Not so! Here's how to update your living room in a sophisticated, adult way -- baby in tow!AdvertisementAdvertisementGallery
Foyer Face-Lift: How One Family Revamped Their Hodgepodge Entryway
It was the quintessential surburban home -- shady porch, pitched roof, mom, dad, sister, baby brother. All it needed was a few new pieces of furniture and a fresh coat of paint.Post
Simple Living Room Decorating Ideas That Will Drastically Transform Your SpaceYou don't have to invest in a complete home makeover in order to transform your living space from drab to fab. The living room is the perfect place to start making simple improvements, as this is the space that we all tend to spend the most time in. Read on to find out how you can update your favorite room with these easy living room decorating ideas.Post
Arranging a Living Room You Can't Wait to Come Home To
Get some tips for furnishing one of the most used rooms in a home.Post
Living-Room Color Schemes: How to Rock an Alternative Palette
Don’t be afraid to go for the goldenrod! Here’s how to create a colorful space that feels both fresh and familiar.See More