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24 simple ideas for a living room to envy

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Simple features are often all you need to turn a home into an envy-worthy living space. These are the kind of ideas that don't necessarily cost a lot of money, but offer a slightly different take on a standard old approach. They may not draw a lot of attention themselves, but reveal a deep knowledge of the basics of good interior design or a fresh approach to decorating. Most importantly, these are the features that make your home more liveable. So come with us to check out 24 simple ideas for an envy-worthy abode! We bet something here will inspire you…

1. Use whimsical wall stickers

2. Dress up little plasterboard niches

3. Create a design that favours natural light

4. Divide living spaces with furniture

5. Separate the living room with a kitchen island

 Living room by LTAB/LAB STUDIO



7. Use a modular wall system

8. Create flow with interior openings

9. Make something interesting with a free-standing wall




10. Use a long low-lying cabinet

11. Decorate with light colours in a small room

12. Create a window opening between the living room and kitchen

13. Use a stone veneer to spice up a feature wall

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15. Make the most of the corners

16. Decorate with just a few, well-chosen pieces

 Living room by bilune studio
bilune studio


bilune studio

17. Don't forget to think about the curtains

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Arlene Gibbs Décor

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Arlene Gibbs Décor

18. Decide on one touch of colour

19. Call a carpenter for customised solutions

20. Use the upper half of the room

21. Don't forget a large rug

22. Make the most of a column

23. Rethink old flooring

24. Don't forget the plants

For more home inspiration, check out 44 palette ideas that you can directly copy.

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