Whether you are hosting a housewarming party in your fancy, new condo, or you’re having a few friends over for brunch in your cracker box apartment; the area that leaves the biggest impression on guests is the living room. Add artistic, personal flair to the areas of your living room that crave attention and color, such as your mantel, coffee table, shelves, and side tables. Use these ideas to create the luxe, rustic, classy, beachy, minimal, modern, or airy living room of your dreams.
For clean lines and a splash of color against your white washed mantelpiece, utilize boxwood, dark wood frames, and a funky metal ampersand. For this classic look, strategically place a large black photo frame filled with black and white pictures, and a wood-framed blackboard on your mantel. In front of the stark frames, arrange a boxwood wreath topiary, a stack of books topped with a bird figurine, and a metal ampersand to add a bit of vibrancy and texture. This classic but edgy look is sure to wow the guests at your neighborhood mixer.
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Living the Luxe Life
Bring a tastefully elegant look to your décor with this living room decoration idea. Incorporate silver and mercury glass details into your coffee table vignette to add a luxe touch. Start with a simple galvanized metal serving tray as your foundation. Arrange a couple pillar candles on the tray to bring glowing light to your display. Next, select a tall, mercury hurricane vase to bring a bit of height to your display. Fill a round mercury glass vase with roses to complete your decoration.
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Brighten your entryway with these perched little birds. Recreate this spring-fresh look with colorful, porcelain birds, eggs, and pillar candleholders. For this living room decoration, begin with rustic wood pillar candleholders to showcase ceramic bird figurines. Place a small layer of preserved moss on the holders to nestle the birds in. Next fill an apothecary jar with decorative robins eggs to complete your delightful, fowl theme.
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Create a lovely living room decoration and storage area with this striking seat. For this rustic corner look, utilize an antique-looking stool to hold your books and flowers. Next, lay stacks of large coffee table books and magazines atop the seat to add a splash of color and depth to your decoration. Top off your display with a sleek, round mercury glass vase filled with artificial white lilies stems. This cheerful look is sure to brighten your quarters.
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For a calming and serene look in your modern home, look no further than this touch-of-glam living room decoration. Perfect for alcoves or empty shelving, this white, black, and silver spread will bring an urbane feel to its surroundings. For this look, select a tall, glossy black vase and a few silver mercury glass cylinder vases. Fill the black vase with a voluminous cluster of pussy willow branches to bring depth and texture to your arrangement. Then, arrange quaint bouquets of white silk roses in your silver vases to add a bit of classy vibrancy. Complete your modern décor by placing a lattice metal lantern among your vases.
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Light and Airy
Freshen your living space with this light and airy display. This living room decoration idea is perfect for a summery mantelpiece. Recreate this oasis look with tinted glass bottles and luscious green sprays and sprigs. For this look, select tall, slender and round clear glass bottles, and green and blue tinted bottles of different shapes and size. Next, fill each bottle with fresh water and place a single fern or flower spray in it. This ethereal decoration is perfect for your bright living room.
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Crate and Bottle
This DIY decoration will bring a warm, homey look to your entryway or family room. This living room decoration will compliment rustic, earthy décor and can also be used as a storage unit or display case for photos, candles, books, and trinkets. Create your homespun shelving by connecting several crates together and screwing them to the wall to stabilize them. Next, place vintage milk bottles and photos atop your unit. Fill the shelves with baskets, books, and knick-knacks.
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This beachy, elegant theme will bring a southern feel to your home. Emulate this sleek, seaside coffee table look by filling a clam shell bowl with decorative shells and arranging it on your table top. Next, fill a clear cylinder vase with faux tropical leaves to add a lush flourish. Complete your look with ivory pillar candles and enjoy the cheerful warmth.
For those who wax minimal, try a simple, clean look on your coffee table. Recreate this quaint living room decoration with a few organic pieces. Start this understate display with a silver charger plate to hold a cluster of candles. Bring interest and depth to your display by utilizing pillar and votive candles of different shades. Next, arrange a glass terrarium filled with a succulents on the table to complete your minimalistic look.
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