In many of today’s new home builds, either your living room for family room will be a smaller room. There are many things that can be done to help visually enlarge smaller spaces. There are many tricks how to use darker colours and larger scale furniture in smaller paces. If you want to decorate a small room with confidence you can follow these tricks.
Choose light furniture in your room as with simple lines. Choose furniture and first look for the pieces have legs. Lighter colour furniture occupies less visual weight and legs provide an unobstructed view of the floor, allowing the space to appear more open. Coffee and end tables in metal and glass also allow eyes to move through the pieces consuming little visual space while dark wood furniture has the opposite effect.
The cow hide ottoman above works because it is overall light and has great legs. It also serves to connect the tones of wood in the room. Colours of your living room should mixed with lighter shades of blue and green work well in a small living area.
Coolers colours recede thus giving impression of larger space. Use hints of brighter colours in accent rugs or pillows. Dark floors have the opposite effect. The current trends of darker floors have the opposite effect. Unfortunately the current trend for darker floors often causes many problems including closing in a space. Mirrors in living room make small space looking larger.
The point to keep in mind is that the light can be the light color of the wall or reflected light. Floor lamps large vases with tall twigs, full length draperies, long mirrors, vertical paintings, mantles, tables, with multilayered arrangements are possible choices according to your need and thing.