By Niki Beil. interior. Published at Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 - 08:12:19 AM.
Don't limit yourself to the walls of your home. If you have outdoor space. use it. Setting out a few chairs where you can relax and enjoy the balmy spring evenings expands your living space to the outdoors. where you'll find an abundance of brightness. You get extra points if you can set up your outdoor living area near an indoor one. Leaving the door open between the spaces connects the two. bringing that fresh feeling of the outdoors in.
when a ceiling light or recessed lighting could do the job while freeing up space?With small spaces. adopt a “less is more” attitude. For instance. instead of many cluttered small art pieces that barely fit on a wall. try going with one large piece that makes a statement.Or. try trading all those tiny knick-knacks for one larger statement piece. You could also get rid of some unnecessary bookcases or display cases that way.
Does your living room have a fireplace? The hearth invites people to gather. It also draws their eyes. so it's important to make the most of this design space. There is a fine line between a stark. nearly bare mantel and a cluttered one. The rule of threes can help you walk it with confidence.When you peruse design blogs. you'll see the rule of threes in living room mantels everywhere.
Don't overlook your couch. You've put a lot of thought into picking out the perfect couch for your living room — bring the rule of threes to your living room's primary piece of furniture to dress it up and make it look extra cozy.When thinking about pillows and blankets for your couch. you can turn to the rule of threes yet again.