We all love the large and spacious spaces, but when it comes to choosing the suitable design, it may seem like a big challenge. Choosing the wrong design, may ruin the beauty of the open space you have. In this article, we will talk about the tips that you need to consider to achieve the best design in your large living room, so let’s start.
Large living rooms should look warm, cozy and welcoming and to achieve that you need to provide your living room with more than one seating place. For sure you want your guest to feel warm and welcomed in your home and you can’t achieve that if they felt like you both are sitting in opposite ends of the room. Every seating area you design should be special, warm and has a different look.
If you have a large living room with high ceiling, then adding massive green plants is a good idea to fill the space and make the room look warmer and so full of life. Just make sure to put the plant in a corner that gets enough natural lighting, if you decided to go for a natural plants.
Go for a large sized coffee table to fill the space, even if you have large furniture, wondering why? Because the distance between the furniture pieces even if the pieces are large, may make the room look empty and you will need something to fill that space and the coffee table is the best to use in this mission. If you want something unique, you can replace the traditional wooden coffee table with upholstered ottoman. It will do the same job of the coffee table, look different and fill the space in a beautiful and special way.
Who doesn’t like sitting next to the fireplace especially in the snowing nights, so what about filling this space with couple of armed chairs? They will be an amazing and different seating area in your living room and they will give a warm look in the same time. You can make that place more special and private by putting a bench or a day bed as a divider to enjoy more special and warmer atmosphere.
Large living rooms can accommodate any sofa design with any size, but with no doubt a large sofa with a design that fit your living room design is the best to go for. For example, you can go for a large L shape sectional sofa or if you are looking for a warmer design, then a rounded sofa is the one for you.
Avoid arranging the furniture set or putting the couch against the wall in large living rooms, this arrangement pattern will waste a lot of the space you have and it will make the room look dull and empty. The best idea is to put the furniture at the center and use the other empty spaces in adding extra seating places, side tables or chairs.
Enhance the warm feelings in your large living room and add a reading corner, it’s so simple, but it will make huge difference. All what you need is a side table, an armed chair and a floor lamp and enjoy spending the most relaxing and valuable time reading your favorite books in your living room. Next to your living room’s window, is the best place to put your reading corner, you will get enough lighting for reading and you will enjoy the outdoor view as well.
Speaking of the window, when you design your living room’s window, make sure to design a large window that fills the wall. The large window will fill the room with enough natural lighting through the day and it will also fill the vertical space you have in your living room. Choosing the window treatment should be done carefully as well, so avoid the light curtains and choose bulky or heavy curtains or drapes instead. They will give the room a rich look and fill the space in an elegant way.
Large living room means you have the freedom to choose any painting colors you like even the bold ones. You can even mix between colors like mixing between taupe and white. Enhance the beauty of your living room and add some special touches of change to your walls by using wallpapers instead of wall paintings. You will find variety of wallpapers designs and shapes to choose from like 3D wallpapers with nature views. You can also replace the wallpapers with murals; they both look amazing and add cozy feelings to any room’s design.
Installing the proper lighting is very important and in the case of the large living rooms, you may need to provide more lighting fixtures that fit every part of the room. You will need to support the room with both general lighting and task lighting to help you to enjoy doing your different activates.
For example, the reading corner will need floor or table lamp like mentioned above, if you have side tables, table lamps are the best to decorate them with, hanging couple of sconces above the fireplace sounds like a good idea as well. The main point is to choose suitable lighting fixtures to every activity and part of your living room.
When it comes to the flooring, choosing a large patterned carpet that fills the floor space is more than recommended and make sure to place it in the centre of the room to define the space in a good way. Make sure to choose the carpet matching with your living room designs and the fabrics to achieve a comfortable atmosphere.
Choose the accessories that look large and elegant, you know small decorative pieces will have no chance to stand out in a large space, right? In this regard, make sure to choose the large things that catch the eye like large drawing arts, special large sculptures, free standing fountains, large aquarium, large ceramic vase, etc. For sure the design and the style of your living room will help you to choose the most fitting pieces, just remember to pay attention to the size.