Home decorating tips: Make the most of a small living room

For many, the living room is the first room guests see when they enter a house, so it is important to make a great first impression. It’s easy to get carried away with grandiose decorating ideas, but if your living room is small, you should decorate accordingly. So how does one make the most of a small space in one of the most important rooms of a house? Here are five easy home decorating tips for maximizing the wow factor in your humbly-sized living room.

Tip #1: Get Clutter off the Floor

Floating shelves are a great way to maximize a small room, because they allow you to store items without taking up any floor space. In addition, they are a trendy, attractive way to show off your most prized bric-a-brac, which gives your living room a sense of personal style.

Tip #2: Keep it Light and Bright

Nothing makes a room seem smaller than dark colors on the wall. On the other hand, choosing white, light pastels and neutral shades can open a space up visually. And remember, you can always add flair with pops of color (think throw pillows). Continue reading Home decorating tips: Make the most of a small living room