Come to think of it, which is the central place where conversations are held in your home? If you think it is the kitchen, you could be wrong. Living rooms are the places where most of the conversations take place and the family likes to sit and relax watching TV or playing. Any guest is automatically let to the living room.
You living-room reflects your sentiments and can reflect your moods in the ambiance too. When people walk into your living room, they should feel welcome and happy to be in your home. It should be done up in such a way as to give a warm and cozy feeling.
You now have a chance to decorate your living-room showing off your collections and designs as per your liking. Since it is reflective of your personality, you get a chance to show off your creativity to the guests who visit you by decorating the living-room in which you entertain them.
Your living-room should not get cluttered with only art and decor pieces. It should be tastefully decorated to ensure you have a personal touch and elegance in the decor as well as the furniture. A balanced approach weaving a concept or a theme will do fine.
Work towards creating a subtle overtone of art decor with the functional utility of furniture pieces thrown in with ample space in the living-room. Do not clutter the place and make people feel claustrophobic when they walk in.
If you thinking of some extreme decor concept in mind, first check out to see how your family and friends are likely to accept it and feel at home. If you believe that it is going to offend their sensibilities, then better have a balanced approach to ensure what ever you do is acceptable to the others, for they are the ones who will be visiting you often.
Explore the contents of your trunk and take out all the collections of antiques, your grandfather’s clock, Japanese dolls and oriental pieces, china dolls etc and use them to accessories your living room tastefully.
People come to meet you and chat with you essentially because they like interacting with you. The living room often exudes the warmth and personality of the host and therefore it gives you a chance to reciprocate their feelings and make them feel welcome and happy. You can do this by creatively expressing yourself through your living room decor.