By ggfp. Living Room. At Friday, November 02nd 2018, 13:48:17 PM.
Take a careful look at the furnishings in your living room. Determine how you are using the space. Is the furniture in the room what you need? Remove what isn't working and make a list of what would make the space better. Look in other rooms in your home and repurpose items that might work better in the living room. Repurposing items you already have is a wonderful, inexpensive way to add a new look to a space. It can also help to limit the purchases you might need to make.
To bring loveseats into the focus of the room, choose upholstery or slip covers that will surely pop out. For example, if your room is stark white, your sofa should be a bold color to provide contrast. Keep other furniture simple and coordinate them with the room's color rather than stand out like the loveseat. This way, you can create the illusion of an expansive space around a single piece of furniture.
Avoid the matching sofa, love seat, chair settings. Choose the sofa as your primary piece and then complement it with different colors or patterns that allow all of the pieces to show off. One matching chair or even a matching love seat can be overcome by adding a contrasting piece to the grouping. Add complimentary throw pillows that introduce your secondary color choices into the space.