All living room pictures

If you’re looking for living room inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. We have 100s of pictures for all styles of living rooms, so you’ll be sure to find your perfect look. If you’re a traditionalist, you’ll find everything you need from our traditional living room pictures. If you fancy something a little bit different, we also have ideas for modern living rooms and country living rooms. Happy browsing!

Country living room with leafy green print wallpaper

Country living room with leafy green print wallpaper

Known for her exquisite natural wallpaper motifs, Marthe Armitage is the grande dame of hand-produced prints and this design is no exception. Here, heavy milky white linen upholstery and an artisan wool rug keep the look textural and fresh.

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Buy now: Wild Pear hand block printed wallpaper in Sage, £276 per roll, Marthe Armitage at Hamilton Weston
Buy now: Domino 176293 linen (on cushion), £163 per m, Schumacher at Turnell & Gigon

Modern country living room with exposed brick wall

Modern country living room with exposed brick wall

The massive brick wall has a barnlike feel, even though the house is a new-build. As well as creating a rustic look, the brickwork contrasts wonderfully with the deep purple of the upholstery. Cream furniture acts as a highlighter, creating a perfectly balanced scheme.

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Buy now: sideboard and French chair, Vintage Barn Interiors
Buy now: Tall candlestick, Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair

Grey country living room with built-in log store

Grey country living room with built-in log store

Dark cladded grey walls create a Scandinavian feel that’s lightened with off-white sofas. Built in to the wall is a clever log store that is as decorative as it is practical. A wood-burning stove in the corner casts a warming glow over the space, which is especially lovely on cool spring evenings.

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Buy now: round table and stag print, Vintage Barn Interiors
Buy now: woodburner, Clearview Stoves at Country Stoves

Reading corner with built-in shelving

Reading corner with built-in shelving

It’s simple to make a reading corner – all you need is a great armchair. Pick one that complements your wall colour and you’re good to go. Ideally, position your chair near a window so it benefits from plenty of natural light. A built-in shelving unit here offers plenty of space for trinkets and books, without intruding on the floor space.

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Buy now: similar armchair, Atkin & Thyme

Double-duty snug and home office

Double-duty snug and home office

This small room off the main sitting room provides an extra living space that doubles up as an office. For a family with children, this set-up is ideal because it means that kids can play in one room while their parents are nearby. Glass doors create an open-plan feel, whether they’re open or closed.

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Buy now: similar chair, The Conran Shop
Buy now: similar brick wallpaper, Wallpaper Direct

Striking living room with bookshelf wallpaper

Striking living room with bookshelf wallpaper

Add wow factor to your living room with a bold wallpaper. This bookshelf wallpaper certainly does the trick here, prompting you to ask, ‘Is it real?’ A dark leather sofa toughens up the pastel-coloured print, while the accessories add texture and a hit of yellow.

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Buy now: Pastel Library wallpaper, £65 per roll, Graham & Green

Lilac living room with grey corner sofa

Lilac living room with grey corner sofa

Bored of neutral walls? Then get the paint brush out and try a pinky lilac in your living room. This shade goes really well with the grey corner sofa. Cushions in various colours and prints make for a fun and relaxed look. A dark berry hue in the curtains adds depth to the scheme.

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Buy now: Dusted Fondant paint, Dulux
Buy now: similar corner sofa, Loaf

Scandi-style living room with large arc lamp

Scandi-style living room with large arc lamp

Love Scandi style? Grey walls are a key ingredient. They’re also great for enhancing the period feel of a property, especially when contrasted with the freshness of white painted windows. Sheepskins and cosy rugs will always look the part, too, no matter the time of year.

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Buy now: Harp Strings paint, Valspar
Buy now: similar arc lamp, Made

Neutral living room with Gothic wall frame

Neutral living room with Gothic wall frame

The Gothic wall frame around the window was revealed during restoration work and dates back to the 1300s. This makes it a hard look to replicate, but just goes to show how much period features can add character to a space. If you’re lucky enough to have them, let them take pride of place in your scheme.

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Buy now: similar dining chairs, Oka

Yellow living room with botanical prints

Yellow living room with botanical prints

Stunning country views are clearly the inspiration for this living room scheme. Overscaled hydrangea print curtains have been paired with upholstered furniture in shades of green to bring the outdoors inside. The layout of the furniture has also been carefully planned to act as a frame to the gorgeous vista.

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Buy now: Floriana fabric, £72 per m, Nina Campbell
Buy now: Trifoglio coffee table, £1,150, Oka

Living room with cloud wallpaper

Living room with cloud wallpaper

Give a traditional room a thoroughly modern look with a daring wallpaper. This cloudscape design makes for a stunning backdrop to the classic blue furniture. It’s also neutral enough to allow for colourful pieces to be added to the room. We love the drinks trolley.

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Buy now: Fornasetti Nuvole wallpaper, £268 per roll, Cole & Son
Buy now: similar drinks trolley, Graham & Green

Neutral living room with picture shelves

Neutral living room with picture-shelf display

Hang picture shelves in your living room to create a pretty display of your favourite photographs. And if you bore easily, it’s simple to move them around or add new ones when you fancy a change. Picture frames aren’t the only thing that provide colour here – the eclectic mix of cushion prints adds plenty of interest to the pale-coloured scheme.

Shelves
Ikea

Modern grey living room with copper floor lamp

Modern grey living room with copper floor lamp

Got a narrow living room? Finding the right furniture can be a bit tricky, but sofas come in many sizes that won’t mean compromising on comfort. Ideally, you should have room on either side so that you can move around the room freely. A copper floor lamp lends effortless cool to this chic grey scheme.

Similar floor lamp
Atkin & Thyme
Similar rug
Ikea

Living room with diagonal alcove shelving

Living room with diagonal alcove shelving

Think outside the box and and try alcove shelving with a twist. A diagonal shelf adds a modern edge to this traditional room and provides a great spot for storing firewood without using up valuable floor space. The storage unit in this living room has been painted white for a brightening effect that matches the fire surround.

Similar photo frame
Ikea
Similar light-up ampersand
Trouva

Living-room-with-teal-occasion-chair

Living room corner with teal occasion chair

Create an opulent feel in a living room corner with a velvet upholstered occasion chair or armchair in a gorgeous teal colour. Dark-blue walls and an aqua side table add to the indulgence. The colours here are all quite similar, so to stop them blurring together, add a hit of pattern to break them up and create a visual contrast.

Armchair
Sofa.com
Cushion fabric
Emily Burningham

Blue-and-green-living-room-with-zesty-colour-hits

Blue and green living room with zesty colour hits

Blue and green should never be seen, the old adage goes, but we disagree! Mix just about any blues with any greens and you’ve got yourself an effortlessly harmonious blend. Here, mellow blues and greens make a gentle backdrop for brighter hues like royal blue and lime – great if you favour a colour scheme with an energetic feel. Touches of pattern are good for breaking up blocks of colour.

‘Seaweed’ wallpaper
Morris & Co
Blue sofa
Sofa.com

Neutral living room with pink armchair

Neutral living room with pink armchair

Fans of pastels will love this pink armchair. The modern shape of the seat keeps the look up to date. A neutral backdrop is important when choosing colourful furniture, so that it doesn’t become over the top.  But that doesn’t mean it has to be the only colourful element in the room – a paler pink curtain fabric tones beautifully here.

Armchair
Sofa Workshop
Footstool
Sofa.com

Relaxed country living room with botanical wallpaper

A room with ‘country house’ decor is the perfect home for a traditional leather sofa. Keep it classic with wool upholstered chairs, tartan and lots of natural wood for timeless chic. Masculine colours, patterns and accessories will stop this look from becoming twee. The branch-print paper adds subtle pattern without dominating the room.

Wallpaper
Morris & Co
Footstool upholstery fabric
Moon

Characterful living room with large artwork

Characterful living room with large artwork

Artworks speak volumes about your tastes, interests and preferences, and make a big impact in any scheme. The walls here have been painted in a pale shade of green, which is the ideal backdrop to this neutral print. Furniture has been kept similarly simple, but a variety of prints and patterns are dotted about to create a cosy feel.

Throw
John Lewis

Scandi-hideaway-with-Chesterfield-style-sofa

Scandi hideaway with Chesterfield-style sofa

A traditional Chesterfield-style sofa can work brilliantly in a contemporary Scandi scheme. Alongside sleek, modern and mid-century-inspired pieces, it’ll make a room friendlier looking, for a cool-but-comfy spin on rustic style. A wood-effect wallpaper looks more interesting and feels cosier than a plain wall, but is much more subtle than a pattern.

Sofa
Tetrad
Wallpaper
Albany at Wallpaper Direct

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