Drool-Worthy Living Room Decorating Ideas

Fill your space with vibrant pieces, incorporating bold color pairings and textures. Offset the daring palette with a neutral backdrop or subtle accents in muted tones.
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Creative ways to style your space!
By Anna Kocharian

scandinavian splendor
photography by THE DESIGN FILES
Elevate a stark backdrop with an abundance of greens, vibrant wall art, and personal touches.

photography by DUST JACKET ATTIC
Blush toned florals soften the intensity of a masculine scheme, evoking a touch of refined elegance.

photography by VOGUE.AU
An oversized plant adds a much-needed breath of life to a modern space, creating a natural movement within the aesthetic.

colorfully modern
photography by HOMELIFE.COM.AU
Fill your space with vibrant pieces, incorporating bold color pairings and textures. Offset the daring palette with a neutral backdrop or subtle accents in muted tones.

photography by HOMELIFE.AU
Can't take the plunge? Start out small by rotating through a handful of bright items to find what best fits your space and style.

monochrome glam
photography by ALVHEMMAKLERI.SE
Complement the simplicity of a monotone space with sleek metallics and polished accents.
Think: soft grays for the walls and bold charcoal details.

photography by MY PARADISSI
Myriad textures inspire comfort within the streamlined details of this
Scandinavian-esque space.

photography by MATT ALBIANI
Soft, earthy accents capture the rustic undertones of this cozy space, imparting a sense of balance within the design.

neutral eclecticism
Elegant crown molding and ample sources of natural light set the scene in this charming Parisian flat. In an untraditional layout, skip the the sofa and opt for more versatile seating solutions that complement the space.

photography by THE DESIGN FILES
A whitewashed fireplace blends in with the backdrop of the room, adding depth to an otherwise small space.

Mix and match textures to instill a dynamic essence within the decor scheme. Stick to a basic palette, using slight variations of a few select hues.

feminine chic
photography by DUST JACKET ATTIC
Subdued shades and a motley of glossy finishes evoke a touch of rustic opulence in a classic space.

photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO
Blush tones and an abundance of light evokes a warm essence in this delightfully elegant living space.