After the bedroom, the living room should be the comfiest room in the house. It is the room in which we spend most of our lives. We watch TV, read our books, and spend our time relaxing in so many other ways in our living room. Most people see their living room as a calming retreat away from the busy modern world. So it’s fair to say that your living room should be super cozy. Don’t think yours is quite as comfy as it could be? Here is how you can improve that!
Add Bean Bags
You will already have sofas and armchairs in your living room. Still not finding it comfortable? How about adding some bean bags! And I don’t mean the small ones that kids through around in their sports lessons. You can also buy big bean bags that you can sit on. They are super flexible, so you can lounge on them anyway you like! And you can also buy different coloured covers for them, so they can be as vibrant as you like. You can buy new covers for your bean bags online: www.comfysacks.com/Bean-Bag-Covers.html?redirect=1.
Personalise The Decor
If you aren’t happy with your living room’s decor, then you will feel quite uncomfortable to be in it. That is why so many people choose to redecorate as soon as they move into a new home. One of the best ways to up the comfort is to make your interiors very personal. Cover your walls in family photos and any artwork that the kids have done. This will help your room go from sterile and impersonal to feeling super homely and family friendly!
Rugs And Carpets
Floorboards and tiles may look chic, but they can add a coldness to your living room. However, if you lay down carpets and rugs, you can add an element of warmth to your living room. And they will feel better on bare feet! Not only that, but they can be safer for small children who are playing on the floor. Choose warm colours such as earth tones to create a very cozy atmosphere. You can see a lot of colour palettes on interior design websites: www.pantone.com/pages/fcr/?season=spring&year=2016&pid=11
Blinds And Curtains
Having a naturally lit living room can create a bright and vibrant environment. But it is also a good idea to hang blinds or curtains, so you can control how much light enters your room. If it is too light and bright in the evening, you might find it hard to relax. If you hang some warm-coloured curtains, you can always close them if it ever gets too light. If you live on a busy street, think about getting some net curtains. These will prevent any passersby from snooping in your living room! Plus, they will block out some lights, so you don’t have to close your curtains too early in the day.
Follow these steps to a super comfy living room!