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How To Decorate a Small Living Room: Big Ideas For Small Spaces

Getting tired of feeling cramped because of your small living room? Do you want to make it feel spacious but don't know how? Then, you're in luck! Here are fifteen great ideas that will surely maximize the small space of your living room and transform it into a relaxing haven of your home. Read on and find out how and what to do if your front door looks right into living room!

Learn How To a Decorate Small Living Room With These Tips

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Learning how to decorate a small living room allows you to choose multi-function furniture and maximize the space you do have. If there's one thing you shouldn't forget, it's that you need to think big. Design creatively and think outside the box—you don't have much space to think inside it anyway. This is your chance to get creative, and try new things at home! You've got nothing to loose. So keep scrolling for 15 ways to think big with small living rooms.


1. Limit your colors

At most, use only 2 or 3 colors when you design your living room. Also, stick to light colors to keep your space bright. This black and white living room has gorgeous pops of green for a natural, fresh vibe!


2. Multi-task with your space

Living rooms don't really have strict definitions. So, how to decorate small living room? Figure out what you do the most. If you spend a lot of time working, why not add a desk? Or if you have a huge collection of books, add more book shelves. Make your living room a truly functional place.


3. Use mirrors

Mirrors are an age-old way to make any space look bigger. So when you're deciding how to decorate small living room, consider adding mirrors. The bigger the mirror, the bigger your space looks. It's really easy to DIY a mirror, or even an entire mirror wall for that added chic touch.


4. A printed rug

Prints can act as optical illusions. So a print rug can make your floor space look a lot bigger than it really is. Match the prints on your throw pillows and other decor for a cohesive living room design.


5. Arrange your furniture well

Sometimes it's all about how you arrange your furniture within your small space. Pushing your furniture to the walls can open up space in the middle. Or, keeping furniture off the walls can make your walls seem farther than they actually are.


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Once you learn all these details and techniques, you'll always enjoy redecorating not just your living room but every part of your home. Be creative, don't be afraid of thinking out of the box, and you'll surely have the best out of your small living room!

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