LIVING ROOMS THAT SPELL ELEGANCE

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Elegant living rooms display fine design without appearing flashy. And it’s harder than it sounds.  Living rooms have their own challenges due to their limited spaces but bigger living rooms present their own set of design challenges . Softer spaces feel much cozier and inviting so be sure you have plenty of upholstered pieces. 

Bigger than average rooms can be wonderful for entertaining , but not as cozy or even functional for day to day activities.  The mixture of soft hues, decorative details and natural textures brought together in a relaxed, unfussy scheme will always be uber elegant. So to make the best of a large living room and turn it in to cozy warmth area is indeed a challenge .

Bringing a sense of sophistication and refined elegance, Even if your room is not huge, it can be difficult to furnish if it is awkwardly shaped or is having many door ways and ante rooms. A few functional tips to design and decorate variety of sizes and shapes of rooms or great rooms!

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Large rooms can function as so much more than just a large sitting area, but you might have to get creative with how to best utilize the size or shape of the room you have.  The only truly recurring motifs are a focus on texture and detail, and a strong visual narrative tying the disparate spaces together.

Color and pattern can be used to break up big expanses of walls in a great room or cut the size of a tall wall down to a more comfortable height.  On walls mix paints and wall papers , keep a common theme to make the colors and patterns binding for furniture wall and ceilings.

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 Mix and play with colors and patterns to create visual appeal with varying shades of neutrals or colors painted above and below the molding. If you have a high ceiling, you may want to try a simple trick to cozy up your room. If you paint the ceiling a shade or two or even several shades darker than your walls or use false ceiling.

Big living rooms always have echo problem, so choosing right kind of upholstery and carpets is essential. Add carpets in evry functional area, hang curtains, add baskets for more texture and sound absorption and accessories to help soften the spaces.  Double layered curtains also work wonders for acoustics, with a first layer being a sheer curtain and the second layer being a silk or rich cotton . 

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