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24 pictures of living rooms to inspire you!

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Everyone has a different idea about what constitutes an enviable home. For some it might be a warm ambience or atmosphere, and for others it might be a clutter free sense of modernity. However, regardless of taste and preference, there are some basic principles that should never be overlooked—simple rules and guidelines that are essential to a functional, practical and comfortable interior.

When designing your abode, it is a good idea to have in your mind the particular style and décor you desire. Your home should feel inviting, whether you choose an austere and minimal interior, or a cosy and casual one.

To provide some tips to create an envy-worthy abode, we’ve gathered our top 24 ideas. It’s easy to create the home of your dreams. Get started today…

1. Add a touch of colour, and coordinate with accessories and furniture

2. Work with your walls to add shelving and storage

3. Embrace natural light, and employ colours that illuminate

4. Divide your rooms with mobile furniture

5. A kitchen island is always a good idea!

7. A modular wall system is great for storage and style

8. Removing walls often helps increase space within an older-style home layout

9. A wall that cannot be removed, can often be re-fashioned into something practical

10. Go minimalist with your entertainment cupboard and furniture

11. If you room is small, opt for light hues

12. To illuminate rooms without a window, add a glazed partition

13. Stone veneer or exposed brick is brilliant for spicing up a space

14. If your room is big, opt for a statement sofa!

15. Make the most of every corner, crevice and nook

16. Choose your interior pieces with care and consideration

17. Do not forget about your window dressings!

18. Add a touch of colour, and coordinate with accessories and furniture, again

19. Engage professional help with tough rooms or tricky layouts

20. Embrace the height of your interior space

If you need help with your interior spaces, find a designer or architect via the homify website and start redecorating today!

21. A rug not only ties the room together, it anchors other pieces of furniture in the space

22. Do you have a column in your room? Don’t let it languish, make the most of it!

23. Re-evaluate your old décor, and improve it with furniture

24. Plants, plants and more plants! Don’t forget the greenery, which will definitely improve your ambience and atmosphere!

Would you like to learn more about how to decorate your home? Check out: 8 colour ideas for your small bathroom and keep reading!

Would any of these ideas suit your home?
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