Updating your main living area with living room furniture sets, living room packages, decor and statement pieces is highly achievable, even if you are on a budget. You will be surprised at what you can find online for less—there are even cool designer pieces at reduced prices. For living room inspiration, read on.
Living room design ideas
When guests pop in for a cup of coffee your living room is one of the first things they’ll see! It is one of the most important areas of your home so make it beautiful with the right designs. As well as choosing furniture you love, you can add your personal flair with decor and homewares that reflect your unique taste. Beautiful frames for family photos, prints of your favourite hobbies or places and touches of colour using homewares all add that extra homely feeling.
Types of living room furnishing styles
You can choose from a range of styles when decorating, including:
- Minimalistic The minimalist look is streamlined, with minimal furnishing creating a clean, refined look.
- Modern Futuristic designs, abstract furnishings and decor complete this look.
- Contemporary This style uses up-to-date, colourful and bright furnishings.
- Traditional Classic and impressive, these styles have stood the test of time.
- Vintage ’50s, ’60s and ’70s styles are revamped and given a modern twist.
- Rustic Raw, wooden natural furniture and homewares.
Living room furniture packages
Have you ever considered buying living room sets for your lounge room? When you are updating, sometimes one piece just isn’t enough. If that’s the case, you can save time and money with a package deal. Furniture sets are all designed to have the same look and feel so will be effortlessly matched. You can add different decor to suit your style and taste—a groovy print, wall art piece, rug or indoor plant can put your own twist on the style. You can buy furniture sets new or used and doing so can often save you a bundle.
It is a good idea to measure the size of your room before you purchase and visualise what would look good. If the room is dark, light-coloured woods or fabrics will make it seem lighter, airier and brighter, while a light room will lend itself well to darker hues. If your living room is small, there are some tricks you can use to make it seem roomier—wall mirrors add light and space, sectional sofas and compact European-sized chairs allow you to seat a number of guests or spread out if you’re alone. Armless sectional sofas will give you maximum seating in tight areas.
Furniture packages can also be ideal for other rooms of the house, such as bedrooms and dining rooms. There are even packages that allow you to furnish your home all at once—ideal if you’ve just bought your first place or are moving to a new area.
There are many amazing, affordable ideas to decorate your living room that will delight and inspire you. Living room packages are available in so many styles, colours and types that you are bound to find something that is uniquely you. Redecorate with Gumtree and save today.