Simple living room designs

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  • Got a neutral living room that needs a lift? It’s easy to refresh a living room with cheery pops of colour such as yellow and turquoise. Why not try blocks of colour with a blue sofa and sunny yellow accessories? Or bring a dove grey living room to life by highlighting a key feature, such as a fireplace, with an eyecatching paint shade.If you love eclectic, colourful room schemes, try a bright boho look.

    Start with off-white walls and a neutral sofa, and arrange a group of picture frames above for a decorative look. Add fresh colourful accessories such as printed cushions and table lamps.Be inspired by the styles you love – whether that’s botanical, country, coastal or mid century – when choosing furniture and accessories. So if you love botanicals, paint walls in a restful duck-egg shade and add a set of three botanical print pictures. And if you want to give your living room a whole new look in just one step – decorate with wallpaper.

    Wallpaper is a really simple way to give your living room a completely new design. Choose block-print patterns as a stylish neutral backdrop, create a mid-century mood with a 1950s-style design, or instantly create a relaxed coastal feel with weathered-wood effect paper. Add a few decorative accessories to complete the look.Ready to give your living room a beautiful new look? Take a look through these easy living room ideas for plenty of inspiration…

    French country living room in pretty pastels

    Freshen up a plain living room with a soft pastel blue colour scheme. Start with a wallpaper with a soft brushstroke finish to give the effect of a subtle wash of colour. Worried that blue might feel too chilly in a living room? Use a warm shade that contains hints of red teamed with warm wood furniture and extra accents of pink on soft furnishings and accessories.

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