Templates by BIGtheme NET

Living room

10 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Living Room on a Budget

Check out these simple tricks for adding personality and character to your living room without breaking the bank Houzz Contributors. We’re blog duo David and Mark who write the interiors blog Forward… More As two cash-strapped Londoners, we know how hard it is not only living and ‘getting-by’, but also putting a personal stamp on your home. Particularly when renting, ...

Read More »

Upcycling Ideas to Add Bags of Personality to Your Living Room

Revamp, repaint, repurpose and restore those junk shop finds for a unique living space UK based Houzz contributor and freelance property and interiors journalist with experience… More Upcycling is not only environmentally friendly, it’s often budget friendly, too, as well as being a great way to create one-off pieces. The key is often knowing when to stop – identifying where ...

Read More »

10 Ways to Prepare Your Living Room for Guests

As Christmas approaches, a welcoming and organised living room is crucial for a relaxed and enjoyable reunion with friends and family Houzz Contributor. I cover topics ranging from decorating ideas, product picks, Houzz… More Planning to entertain over the festive season this year? While some things (like putting up holiday decorations) can wait until much later in the season, if ...

Read More »

15 Tips on How to Work With a Tiny Living Room

These tips will help you mazimise the space and usage of your compact living room Houzz Contributor. I cover topics ranging from decorating ideas, product picks, Houzz… More All small spaces present design challenges, but as the living room is where you probably spend the most time (and certainly the one guests experience the most of), designing a small one ...

Read More »

Timeless Design Pieces for the Living Room That Never Date

Classic, grown-up and beautiful… Treat your living room to key pieces that will never fall out of favour Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More They’re the simple pieces that stand the test of time. Never in or out of fashion, instead this bunch are classically chic, tasteful and look eternally good (so you won’t ...

Read More »

6 Tips to Keep in Mind When Choosing the Perfect Sofa

While searching for the perfect sofa to complete your living room, keep this checklist of important criteria in mind before you buy Houzz Contributor. Fred has written about architecture and design for many Web sites… More A sofa is one of the biggest furniture investments you’ll make – and one of the most permanent. Even if you’re just buying one ...

Read More »

Living Room: How to Integrate a Fireplace into your Living Space

Not sure which type of fire to choose or how to style it? Consider the following to decide what would work in your space Houzz contributor and Design Director at Carolyn Parker Interior Design Ltd, which… More When it comes to fireplaces, people have very different preferences. Some love the crackle of a roaring open fire, while others (including me) ...

Read More »

10 Ways to Work an Open-plan Kitchen and Living Space

Done well, a combined kitchen and living area can become your family’s hub. Here’s how to work the design for a functional, harmonious space Open-plan living has become the go-to style choice in our homes today. Offering a one-stop shop where families can gather, cook, eat, relax and play, these versatile spaces truly are the hub of the home. In ...

Read More »

How to Choose Your Perfect Living Room Armchair

Picking the right armchair (or two) for your space and style will be a breeze with these hints and tips After a long day at work, there’s nothing quite like sinking into a cosy armchair. Whether you’re a fan of midcentury modern pieces or prefer a more traditional approach, there will certainly be a chair to suit both your style ...

Read More »

9 Inviting Ways to Illuminate Your Living Room

From lamps only to layers of light, check out these ways to create a soft, cocooning atmosphere in your living space I’m a Houzz contributor/ interior consultant based out of Dublin and I’m utterly… More As the seasons change and the nights draw in, thoughts turn to making our homes cosier. Creating an inviting space doesn’t necessarily mean investing in ...

Read More »

How to Weave a Dining Area into Your Living Space

No space for a separate dining room? Here’s how to combine a living and dining space in one Nothing quite elevates an ordinary meal like sitting down to eat it at a table, and gathering family and friends to share food together is one of life’s joys. If space is at a premium, however, chances are the dining room is ...

Read More »