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Some of the most popular living room pictures for 2016 feature smooth lines, simple designs, and above all, a clean and organized space. In the past interior design styles leaned towards adorning houses with random knick knacks, decorating living room walls with gaudy pictures, or mixing and matching pieces of furniture to create a busy and homey look. While some of these old fads, such as piecing together assorted items of furniture are still present, decorating styles for living rooms have changed drastically from the past. For example, new pictures of living room furniture sets show a much more organized look with matching pieces and less intricate designs. In fact, these new designs are characteristic of contemporary living room furniture sets which utilize simple lines and geometric shapes to create a smooth, neat, and uninterrupted look. Search for these styles in neutral beiges, ivories, and browns with colorful accents of your choosing and you will have recreated one the most fashionable 2016 living room design trends.
Renovating any space in your home will more often than not cost a significant amount of money, especially if you are remodeling a large room because its size alone will increase the price. However, a tight budget should not prevent you from creating your own luxury sitting room similar to those you have seen in award winning pictures. Applying a fresh coat of paint to the walls or re-upholstering the furniture are just a few easy design ideas for a living room that can quickly revamp this space at an fairly low cost. On the other hand, if you want a completely new look in this space try browsing through designer living room photos and then search departments stores, thrift shops, and other places for less expensive items that appear similar and will replicate your favorite look. After all, the beautiful living room photos in our online picture galleries or home decorating ideas are one of the best ways to get design inspiration unique ideas that can be fitted to your budget.
Despite the style or theme you choose, one thing that remains relatively consistent across designs are the trendiest paint colors. While lighter shades of green and yellow are distinguishable of French country décor, and softer blues and pinks are characteristic of a cottage theme, these pale hues are expected to be among some of the top living room colors for 2016, regardless of the design style. Create a monochromatic color scheme by using varying shades of blue, contrasting the pale hues with darker ones. Using grey, black, and dark brown to compliment electric hues such as orange and yellow is another trendy look that can be seen in a myriad of our colorful images of living rooms. While these vivid, multi-colored hues are most prevalent in vintage eclectic styles and transitional themes, some homeowners might prefer a toned down scheme and opt for a more traditional design. In our décor pictures of traditional rooms you will notice more subdued hues of maroon, gold and burgundy paired with brown wooden furniture and ornate metal fixtures.
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In contrast to the rustic grace of traditional décor, ultra modern home design styles are known to incorporate shiny chrome fixtures or accent pieces, dark colors such as black contrasted with brighter more vibrant shades of red, fuchsia or cobalt, and smooth, sleek looking pieces of furniture. Additionally, in a modern style living room photos can be an essential component of the décor. Colorful abstract paintings look great with the chic decorations that are often found in modern style living room décor while black and white images hung on a wall painted an intense shade can create a classy look. Search through our pictures of modern living rooms to find other stylish and decorative ways to incorporate this look into your new home. Whether you do the remodeling your self or hire a professional interior designer, the lustrous, modish look of the modern style is sure to provide you with a cool living room makeover that you will love for many years!
The living room is a place where most people entertain guests, have movie nights with friends and play board games with family so it is important to make this space as functional as possible. It is not difficult to integrate functionality into the décor of family rooms as it can easily be accomplished with simple do it yourself projects. Some of these simple diy home design ideas can include tasks such as building shelves to store board games and books, installing over head lighting, or purchasing a cabinet to enclose your television and DVD player. Provide adequate seating for your family and guests by purchasing not only a large sofa, but also a comfortable love seat, or decorative arm chairs. Ottomans are great for putting your feet up and relaxing, but they can also double as storage space if you purchase ones with removable tops where you can hide extra blankets or throw pillows. These foot rests can even provide extra seating during family game nights and add a nice, ornamental touch to decorated living rooms.
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In our wide selection of free interior design ideas & pictures of living rooms you will see a variety of different flooring options, methods to increase seating, creative lighting ideas, and even unique shelving solutions that will allow you to conceal personal items to keep your space clean and organized. For large or growing families, some of the best home decor ideas for a living room involve putting in over-sized couches and huge sectionals that allow the extra comfort of spreading out during movie nights. Placing a decorative area rug in front of the sofa will also provide a soft place for family members or friends to relax. Floating shelves are a new and popular trend that sequesters the bulk of the unit onto the wall, therefore opening up floor space for other items in the room. Display picture frames or other accent pieces on these shelves or line up decorative baskets to store magazines and other miscellaneous items. Utilizing our online galleries and other great pics of living room designs will help you alter your current interior furnishings into ones that resemble a dream home.