10 Living Room Essentials

The living room, arguably the most important room in the house – resulting in a lot of living room essentials. The communal space can include everything from watching TV to eating dinner to even that spare guest room. So it’s vitally important this room is a stylish, homey, warm and appealing as can be.

Read through our top 10 living room essentials!

Living Room Essentials:

1. Art

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If there’s a painting or artwork you like, don’t be afraid to put it up. Having some artwork adds a touch of personality to your living area and gives it a unique look and feel.

2. Rugs – They Can Either Make or Break a Room

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A rug may just want you to need to make your living room that little bit cosier. It’s always difficult to cover those original or newly installed wooden floors, but the right style rug in the right size will make all the difference.

3. Plants

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Add a burst of nature. Flowers and plants are a must have for your home, the perfect solution for empty space and bringing life to any room. If you must, go for the real thing every time!

4. Candles

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Nothing only do they provide light and smell good (Always go for scented candles!), they add a soothing, relaxing atmosphere to the room. They are the ideal accessory for the shelf, sideboard or coffee table. An affordable way to add colour and elegance to your living area.

5. Mirrors – A Living Room Must Always Have One

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One of the things that you need to consider for the living room is a mirror. Apart from being able to see your own reflection and looking great in the process, mirrors add a sense of depth to your living room.

6. Wooden Furniture

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Whether it’s a coffee table, sideboard or stool –  there needs to be at least one piece of wooden furniture in the living room. Wooden furniture is timeless and adds some style to the modern home.

7. Floor Lamp

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A well-designed floor lamp is a welcome addition to the living room and comes in a number of different styles and finishes. When placed in the right area of the room, it can provide the perfect amount of lighting and look good while doing so.

8. Cushions

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As well as adding comfort when sitting on the sofa or chair, cushions are one of the things you can go bold with, without ruining the look of your living room. Bold colours, crazy patterns and materials galore –  there is so much you can do with cushions.

9. Clock

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Your living room is not complete without the clock. The type of clock you go for should complement the décor style of your living area, so choose a classic or a modern one to match your style accordingly.

10. Something Personal

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They say your home should be a reflection of you and the living room is the perfect place to share that. Whether it’s in a framed photo or canvas print of yourself or a family portrait, this will add that personal touch to your home.

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