Home, Décor: Tips for Making Your Living Room More Comfortable

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Living rooms are meant to be places where people can gather, relax, and take some time to wind down after work. With this in mind, being comfortable in them is an essential component of their purpose.

A comfortable living room requires the best furniture, style arrangements, and décor. Following these tips for making your living room more comfortable will ensure that your living room is the place where memories are created for years to come.

Haute for the Holidays: Luxury Designer Décor Tips

Proper Textures Are Crucial

Adding texture to your living room will warm things up and make it feel that much cozier. Instead of using synthetic materials, try going for something more natural, such as rattan, jute, or stained wood.

Texture makes us feel more at home and relaxed because it evokes feelings of being alone in nature. It also adds complexity to an interior design aesthetic.

Home, Décor: Unique Ways to Seasonally Decorate Your Home

Rounded Edges with Curved Shapes Are a Must

In addition to creating a more inviting feeling, curved shapes and rounded edges also prevent your room from looking too formal. Hard edges and narrow lines can create a sense of formality and rigidity that's too serious for a comfortable living room.

Those aesthetic choices are most suited for an office or workspace. Instead, choosing a sofa and coffee table with rounded edges will make it easier to relax in your living room. However, when selecting décor with this appearance, make sure that everything contributes to a cohesive living room environment so that things don't clash.

Home, Décor: How to Make a Luxurious Home Cozy

Utilize Natural Light

Harsh lighting can turn a regular living room into one that feels like a retail storefront. Natural lighting is the way to go if comfortability is the goal.

Finding curtains that go with the windowpanes is important, but the curtains shouldn't stay closed for too long, as sunlight is one of the best light sources out there. Buying accent lights with softer and more neutral colors will create a calming ambience that will make it hard to leave your living room.

Overall, living rooms should be inviting, calming, and alluring spaces that promote feelings of well-being. After learning these tips for making your living room more comfortable, it shouldn't be too much of a challenge to make your space into something truly cozy.

Wine, Spirits, Epicurean: Planning Tips for an Exquisite Wine Tasting

Haute Tease

  • Realist Web Fest Opens (Pictures)

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The third international festival of web series Realist Web Fest has opened in Nizhny Novgorod. The opening ceremony was held at the Volgo-Vyatka branch of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (NCCA "Arsenal").  

  • CANNES 2014: Winners Announced on Saturday May, 24 2014

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Due to European elections on Sunday 25 May, the Festival de Cannes management team has decided to reveal the winners of the 67th Festival a day earlier, on Saturday 24 May, at the traditional awards ceremony in the Grand Théâtre Lumière.


    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Twenty-one features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards®.

  • World News: The Weight of Putin’s Promise

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button
    By maintaining a military and diplomatic threat on Ukraine's border, Vladimir Putin seeks to assert the Western promise made in 1990 that Ukraine would never join NATO. But this was without anticipating the geopolitical evolutions of three decades.  
  • War for the Planet of the Apes Review – Flawless, Spectacular, Epic

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    War for the Planet of the Apes, from 20th Century Fox, presents the ultimate battle of good versus evil as the world has undergone a radical culling and survivors are left to choose loyalty to mankind, war or ape.

  • Scott Eastwood Joins Morgan Freeman In "The Manuscript:" Nick Cassavetes To Direct

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Scott Eastwood (The Fate of the Furious, The Longest Ride) has joined Academy Award® Winner Morgan Freeman in The Manuscript, with Nick Cassavetes (The Other Woman, The Notebook) set to direct the script by Louis Rosenberg and Joe Rosenbaum.