powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

Need Help with Small Living Room

mmpmplsFebruary 15, 2013
Just added new wood flooring and new rug. Trying to make this room look more "finished". Any suggestions for colors, furniture arrangement, accessories, art, curtains, etc.? The photo of the curtain is an option. Thanks!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Richmond Hill Interiors, llc
Hi - Just a few of comments... Even though you say this is a small room, I think there are too many little pieces in here. Believe it or not, larger furniture (within reason) will make the room feel larger too.
I would replace the tables on either side of the sofa with larger, round, matching sides and beautiful solid lamps (like a ginger jar) in the accent color of your choice. The coffee table could bit a bit longer too, which could make it serviceable to the side chairs and you could do away with the tiny table between the two accent chairs. Finally, I can tell you love color and an eclectic mix, which is great, but for a small space there are too many things going on here - pick a couple of accent colors only, then use them for your pillows, throws and lamps for more unified look. I agree with the neutral choice for the window coverings. Hope this helps - have fun!
1 Like    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 5:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
michigammemom
I would stick with a solid neutral curtain panel due to the existing patterns in your pretty rug and upholstery. I also prefer the turquoise color of your throw to be repeated in accent pillows as opposed to the bright red.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 5:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
toni1959
Congrats on the floors! There are a few things you need to remove from the space, coffee table, round glass end table, standing lamp. Place the two matching chairs on opposite side where large chair is. Place large chair near window to face TV. The tall end table in opposite corner with lamp. The only things I would purchase new is a rectangle coffee table and new wall art, instead of two prints purchase three on a smaller scale. How about no drapes or panels with a heavier gauge?
    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 5:57AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Interiors International, Inc.
I like the curtain, is a new coffee table out of the budget? If not I would get a larger one and bring the two smaller chairs closer into the conversation area.
    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 6:00AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mmpmpls
Thanks so much for the suggestions. I was trying to add more color to the room with the pillows, but sounds like they're too much. What accent colors would work best? Only turquoise? For a coffee table and end tables, what type of material and color would you suggest? Wood, metal, glass? Also, the curtains I was thinking of adding are a soft green and tan, I guess a solid fabric would be better. Appreciate the help!
    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 6:24AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
AMN
I like the turquoise best for the accent color. It jibes nicely with the green.
I like the color of the piece that the green lamp is sitting on in the corner to the left of the couch. I'd look for a coffee table in that color.
    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 6:39AM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need help with small living room 12'6 x 18'6 with water view and 10 x
12x18'6 living room and foyer with adjoining 10'6x9'6...
pnichols
Need help decorate small living room
Pls help arranging my small living room .. Me and my...
mayrosales
Need help for small living room
I need help with my living room interior design. Moved...
millmanatee
Need help filling small living room
I want to make it shabby chic and not cramped
Holly Rose
Need help for small living room!
My fiance and I moved into our house a month or so...
Jess
More Discussions
Chairs?
What style occasional chairs? Couch so big it cuts...
trijar
Help me pick out sconces for next to art and what to put on empty wall
I am making progress on my family room, thanks to all...
Kassie F.
WINDOWS HELP!
I really, really want to put 4 ft tall windows on my...
robinsduke
Furniture arrangement in large living room
Okay, so I know this room needs a lot of work i.e....
nomimama
What color area rug?
This is a picture of our tiny living space. I bought...
Mali Hirsch
Sponsored Products
Light Volume 22T Lamp by Prandina
$550.00 | Lumens
Home Decorators Accent Rug: Ultimate Shag Orange 2' x 5'
$89.00 | Home Depot
Cyan Design Large Canteen 20 x 20 Black Forest Grove Wall Mirror
$810.00 | LuxeDecor
Uttermost Kavita Accent Chair
Beyond Stores
SomerTile 12.25x12-in Penny 3/4-in Black Porcelain Mosaic Tile (Pack of 10)
Overstock.com
40W E27 Iron Pendant Lighting
ParrotUncle
'You Have My Whole Heart' Box Sign
$8.49 | zulily
West Leather Sofa - Brighton Parrot Red
Joybird Furniture
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.