Tag Archives: living room

Designing for Small Spaces: 23 Creative Tips and Tricks

Think Ahead Planning is always an important component in interior design, but it is particularly crucial in small spaces. Sit down with pencil and paper, not only drawing the layout of the room or floor plan, but also forming a list of the quarter’s necessities. Scrutinize the potential uses of the room. Consider the furniture […]

Still Think You Don’t Need a Formal Living Room?

The formal living room has become an endangered species.  Freshome reached out to experts around the country, and the responses were the same. “There was a time when everyone wanted three bedrooms, two baths, formal living and dining, and a basement den – but those days are over,” says Angela Williams, a Birmingham, AL-based realtor at Extreme Agent […]

How to arrange living room furniture – experts reveal the 5 key steps

Whether you want a living room for lounging, somewhere to entertain– or both – there are a few basic principles to get right when it comes to how to arrange living room furniture. You might feel your space needs a bit of a redesign, or have plans to invest in new furniture or storage. Or […]

Six plush living rooms that are made for lounging

Stretch out and enjoy the view from these epic spaces With our hectic modern lifestyles, all of us need a space to chillax and there’s only one place inside a house that really hits the spot. Kitchen-diners are great for socialising and catching up with the family on the day’s events and bathrooms and bedrooms […]

How to make a small living room look bigger – tips and tricks to stretch your space

Start by taking a long, hard look at your living room and working out what bits of it work well and what bits don’t work quite so well. Re-assessing the space, getting rid of items that aren’t earning their spot and then re-working the layout, can do wonders in a small living room. And, of […]

7 Design Ideas Renters Need to Know

7 Design Ideas for Renters No situation exasperates design commitment issues like moving into a rental. For starters, you’ve got the tricky task of covering 80% of your floors in carpet, and every piece of art you hang is just another hole you’ll need to patch in a few years’ time. Moving into an apartment? Let’s […]

10 Ways to Boost Creativity for Design Professionals

Have you ever wondered how an architect comes up with an award-winning building design or a fashion designer creates a fashion-forward line of clothing that everyone wants? Creativity is at the heart of all design and seeking the inspiration to boost that creativity can sometimes be a challenge. In some ways, we are all design […]

6 Ways to Make a Temporary Living Space Feel Like Home

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.Anyone who has moved or built a new home can tell you that the process is anything but seamless. Sure, you might hear from the one unicorn homeowner who made […]

Area Rug Ideas for Dark Floors

With dark floors come great responsibility. Here, we show you how to get the look with area rugs – without going too dark.Choosing black, charcoal, dark brown, dark green, dark purple, dark blue – you get the idea – for an area rug can be scary, especially if it’s a large area rug you want […]

6 House Goals to Set for Your Ideal Home

This year, create resolutions for your home. (Here, we call them “house goals.”) From outdoor furniture trends to ideas for keeping (and staying) organized, we’ve compiled six of the best ways to get your living quarters spruced up and photograph-worthy. Of course, every home needs different areas of improvement and not everything on this list […]