19 ideas to get the most out of a tiny room

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Don’t despair if you have a small living room! With clever design and planning, not only can you make it attractive, but you can also give it a spacious feel. Instead of sticking to a basic look to keep the area from appearing cluttered, take a look at these 19 ideas to get inspired, and transform your tiny living area from plain to stylish.

1. Reserve one of the walls in the room for storage and display – everything from the TV to décor accessories; keep the other walls bare to make it feel roomy

2. Try to keep partitions transparent or open – lattices work well

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Square Design

drawing room

Square Design

3. Decorate with white to add a feel of spaciousness

See some more for minimalist living rooms.

4. Earthy shades or pastel colours are other suitable options

5. Paint a small section of the wall in a bright colour to add a dash of personality to the living room

6. Displaying unusual art is another way to make your living room unique

7. Get functional furniture so you always have room for guests

8. Use furniture and decor with straight lines and minimal detailing

9. Adding a brick finish to one of the walls brings warmth to the living room

10. Simple and inexpensive wall decoration adds a memorable element

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Desig9x Studio

Living Area Designs

Desig9x Studio

11. Use a combination of natural and artificial lighting to make the room pretty

12. Wall niches are a great idea for adding decorations without taking up too much space

13. Parallel arrangement of furniture makes the most of a narrow room

14. Sliding glass partitions are perfect to separate the living room from the dining area without giving a cramped feel

15. Although light colours are the best option, introducing a dark colour can add a sense of depth, but choose the combination carefully!

16. A u-shaped arrangement can be cosy, but remember to keep sufficient space for moving around

17. Use vertical stripes on the wall paper to make the ceiling appear higher

18. Wood panelling can elevate the style of the room as long as you use it moderately

19. A stone wall adds a lovely natural element that makes the room cosy

See this ideabook for more ideas on using stone in your home.

Which of these features will you use in your living room? Respond in the comments.

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