Living Room & Dining Room
Mar 18, 2015

7 mini living room makeovers

By: Sara Cation
7 mini living room makeovers

Spruce up your living space with these helpful decor tips. Author: Donna Griffith

Living Room & Dining Room
Mar 18, 2015

7 mini living room makeovers

By: Sara Cation

7 easy ways to reenergize your living room.

No one wants to spend time in a lacklustre living room. Check out seven easy ways to energize your tired space.

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7 mini living room makeovers

1 Paint it forward

Craving a drastic new living room look? A quick lick of paint begets mega results. Layer in some inexpensive coordinating accessories and, despite having the same old furniture, you'll swear it's a whole new space.

By: Sara Cation Source: Stacey Brandford Credits: Style at Home

7 mini living room makeovers

2 Cushion toss up

Toss cushions can be as visually vibrant as artwork, so don't hesitate to pick a palette and go bold with a mix of solids and patterns for a presentation that packs a punch.

By: Sara Cation Source: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home

7 mini living room makeovers

3 Making history

Or, if you can't make history, fake it! Give your living room that tried-and-true traditional appeal with the addition of wall panelling from your local hardware store.

By: Sara Cation Source: Stacey Brandford Credits: Style at Home

7 mini living room makeovers

4 Gallery opening

All galleries refresh and rotate their artwork, so take a tip from the professionals and switch up your at-home exhibit. You never know - you might fall in love with a long-forgotten piece all over again.

By: Sara Cation Source: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home

7 mini living room makeovers

5 Monochromeo

In such a colourful world, we consider ourselves steadfast lovers of monochromatic palettes that play with shape and texture. Here, the artful arrangement of white objets collected from around the house creates a compelling display that's bound to rekindle the romance between you and your living room.

By: Sara Cation Source: Sue Stubbs Credits: Style at Home

7 mini living room makeovers

6 Fresh start

If you're seeking to spruce things up, but not permanently, don't overlook the power of potted plants and fresh flowers. When peppered around in basic vessels, they uplift a room with an undeniable breath of fresh air.

By: Sara Cation Source: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home

7 mini living room makeovers

7 Just a trim

In the hands of a decorator, a little trim imparts a big impact. This traditional white sofa got a graphic update with the addition of black ribbon around the skirt and back cushions, taking the look far from the everyday.

By: Sara Cation Source: Donna Griffith Credits: Style at Home

 

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