Traditional living room pictures

Traditional doesn’t mean boring – as these beautiful ideas for traditional living room schemes prove. Find your perfect look and learn how to put the scheme together with our pick of the best traditional living room designs. Fancy something a little bit different? We have lots of ideas for country living rooms and modern living rooms. If you’re still undecided on your style, we have 100s of living room pictures covering all trends to help you out.

Cosy Christmas living room with fireplace

Cosy Christmas living room with fireplace

When it comes to your Christmas colour scheme, make sure it complements the colours you already have in the room, rather than clashing against them. Here, the blue walls are brought out with navy accents on the tree and the ribbon holding up the wreath above the fireplace. This brings in the Christmas reds and golds nicely, without the jarring, making the whole scene look classic and well co-ordinated.

Similar wallpaper
Lexington

Christmas Wreath
Not On The High Street

Festive sitting room dressed for Christmas

Festive sitting room dressed for Christmas

The owner spent ages sketching plans for the inglenook fireplace. Once they were happy with the design, they bought a reclaimed wooden beam then the stone was given an aged effect so it would look original. French Regency furniture and traditional English architecture make for a harmonious match in a welcoming country home brimming with charm.

Oak fireplace
Oak beam UK

Lynden sofa
Laura Ashley

Artificial Christmas tree
Balsam Hill

Elegant Christmas living room with panel-effect wallpaper

Elegant Christmas living room with panel-effect wallpaper

Create a merry and bright living room for Christmas. This eyecatching scheme has been designed to bring a contemporary twist to the traditional country-house look, with panel-effect wallpaper and brightly upholstered seating. A tree complete with festive red and white decorations sets the scene for Christmas.


Wallpaper

Koziel


Christmas tree

Balsam Hill

Opulent red Christmas living room

Opulent red Christmas living room

Bring a relaxed, contemporary style to a traditional living room. In this elegant room, the intricate patterned soft furnishings have warming touches of crimson and cherry alongside uplifting accents of blue. The theme is continued with shimmering red, white and blue Christmas tree decorations. This beautiful mix of pattern and colour lends an inviting air to this festive decorating scheme.

Curtain fabric
Baker’s Indienne by GP&J Baker at Kingdom Fabrics

Wyatt sofa
Zoffany

Traditional Christmas living room with open fire

Traditional Christmas living room with open fire

Create a beautiful Christmas living room that’s filled with festive charm. This country home has an open fireplace and fresh pine branches, holly and candles decorate the mantelpiece. A Christmas colour scheme of traditional red, white and green decorations, including candles, baubles, ribbons and a rich red check tablecloth, lends an inviting look that’s perfect for get-togethers by the fire.

Similar red tablecloth
John Lewis

Similar garland
Balsam Hill

Soft grey living room with woodburning stove

Soft grey living room with woodburning stove

For a warming glow in the living room, consider installing a woodburning stove so that you can cosy up on a winter’s day. This restful living room scheme includes walls decorated in dove grey along with blush pink and gold Christmas decorations and candlesticks. A low-level storage unit creates an extra place to display vintage style accessories.

Similar woodburner
Charnwood

Pretty grey living room with Christmas tree

Pretty grey living room with Christmas tree

Go for a pretty Scandi look in the living room with soft grey walls and pretty white shutters as the backdrop. This cosy living room has been dressed for Christmas, with the tree positioned in the bay window, and decorations in pink, silver and gold. A sleek white gloss tv and storage unit keeps the space clear of clutter.

Similar storage unit
Dwell

Christmas living room with fireplace decorations

Christmas living room with fireplace decorations

Gleaming votives and leaf motifs are ideal for adding golden accents to a lush green mantelpiece arrangement. In this living room scheme, the tall gold candlesticks bring height and balance to the display, while flickering flames echo the warming glow of the fire beneath.

Similar candlesticks
Amara

Similar tealight holders
The White Company

Living room with portraits and festive pine cone swag

Living room with portraits and festive pine cone swag

Set up a Christmas display in the living room. Comfortable armchairs positioned next to a candlelit side table offer a cosy spot where guests can relax. Traditional sugared fruits and nuts are not only delightful to eat but look beautiful presented in vintage-style bowls. The portraits have the feel of a Dickensian Christmas and are made festive with delicate white garlands. Pine cones and fairy lights bring additional sparkle around the windows.

Similar armchair
Laura Ashley

Christmas mantelpiece with pale blue wallpaper and decorations

Christmas mantelpiece with pale blue wallpaper and decorations

A delicate palette of greys, blues and cranberry is a contemporary take on classic seasonal colours and creates a stylish yet understated Christmas scene. A festive wreath adorned with winter berries and foliage takes pride of place along a mantel. Hints of silver add to the shimmer and shine, while blue accessories further emphasise the background.


Candle holders

The White Company

Living room corner with gold-theme Christmas tree

Living room corner with gold-theme Christmas tree

Mix super-size gold, white and rose pink decorations for a super-luxe Christmas tree. In this cosy living room corner, the tree has been dressed for Christmas in a gorgeous gold theme, with a mix of new and natural decorations, including dried hydrangea heads sprayed gold to add wow to the tree. Gold wallpaper and an antique brass-finish console complete this luxe look.

Console table
Atkin and Thyme

Decorations, giftwrap and ribbon
By Sainsbury’s

Modern green and red living room with Christmas candle display

Modern green and red living room with Christmas candle display

Update a red and green living room scheme for Christmas with a mix of traditional and contemporary decorations. A fir tree decked with classic red and gold baubles sits happily alongside on-trend accessories in rose gold – also a great colour for gift wrap. Arrange candles in front of a mirror for double the glow.

Similar paint
Farrow & Ball at Homebase

Similar chair
Swoon Editions

Traditional neutral living room with double aspect layout

Traditional neutral living room with double aspect layout

Evoke easy elegance in a large living room with a wealth of comfortable period furniture. The vast space has plenty of room for large opulent pieces like the twin silk damask armchairs, ornate mirror and decorative lighting, which together create an inviting room full of relaxed British charm. Positioning a large classic Christmas tree in the centre of this traditional double aspect room means you can enjoy the festive fir wherever you choose to sit.


Similar chair

Swoon Editions

Similar lighting
Laura Ashley

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