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Creative Ways To Design A Family-Friendly Living Room

Here are some fun ways to design your living room

When designing your living room, you need a few elements to make it family-friendly so all the members, including pets, can enjoy the space. The key is to create a family-friendly room that is stylish and functional. Here are some creative ways to achieve this goal.

Make your living room space multifunctional

Before adding furniture and other elements to this room of the house, you need to think about how you can make the best use out of it. Make it multifunctional in a way that works for you. Add baskets to store things out of sight. You could also put shelves for shoes.

Choose the right fabrics

When it comes to the living room, you can’t go wrong with neutral furniture as it can be the base. Add pops of colour by layering with throw pillows in various shades and textures. It is a simple way to add a whole lot of style to this space for your family.

Invest in furniture that adds value to you

It may be tempting to get that piece of furniture that is statement-making. But it would be wiser to invest in an item that can work for you. Choose furniture items that double as storage. A round coffee table with storage space can be used by kids for playtime and you can store their toys away in it. Choose furniture that is easy to clean, especially if you have young children.

Make room for pets

If you have a pet, provide them with their own space when they want to be left alone. Get creative with this one. Your pet’s area doesn’t have to take up a whole lot of space. You can convert a side table into a cosy hideaway for your dog or cat.

Add personal elements

Make this area of your home unique by adding your style. Find creative ways to include design elements that inspire you. You can even mix and match high-end furniture with vintage items. Add artwork and bookcase or create a gallery wall to bring this space to life.

Make this room fun and cheerful

Your living room should be a place of joy. Choose cheerful colours for this room to make this room fun and kid-friendly. An eye-catching rug or bright piece of furniture could brighten up this space. This area should be a place where your family can relax and enjoy each other’s company.

Darielle Britto

Darielle Britto has been in the world of journalism since 2014 — covering everything from breaking news to lifestyle for some of India's top publications. Currently, she focuses on all things food, fashion, travel, home, health, design and offbeat.
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