30 Contemporary Ideas to Decorate a Small Living Room

If you have a small living room and you want to modernize it, we show you some examples to optimize its meters and offer a more renewed appearance. Small living rooms do not have to be reduced to a limited number of decorative resources, quite the opposite. We can fill them with life and personality. The goal is to get the most out of it to achieve a more modern and sophisticated trend. Therefore, we present you 30 tips to decorate modern mini living rooms.

The main task is that we manage well all the space that we have. We are aware that it is a small venue, but there are no limits to be set. The idea is that we achieve the degree of visual harmony and we can create the feeling of spaciousness through certain elements that, in addition to decorating, contribute to generating more space.

KEYS FOR MINI SALONS

The most important thing is that we start with the large pieces, which must be well adapted to the space, as can be seen with the sofa. On the other hand, we can incorporate accessories such as cushions, shelves, tables and rugs that combine with each other and that occupy a prominent place in the room, even if they are living rooms with a dining room.

With regard to the chromatic contributions, they come from the hand of the smooth fabrics, especially in raw and white tones. A good bet is the neutral tones and thus achieve a correct combination between all the items. In the same way, the chromatic richness is achieved through flowers, stripes and geometric shapes that provide a certain visual order. In this way, spaces come to life without becoming small and dark.

SIMPLE BUT STRIKING DECORATION

Large curtains give way to simpler curtains, without folds, hence the success of blinds and panels. You have to allow access of natural light in order to get a small and bright apartment ; however, it must be screened in such a way that illumination is achieved without excessively affecting the sun.

Among the materials to take into account, ceramic stands out, which escapes from the kitchen and the bathrooms and is also installed in the living rooms with geometric motifs. The result? Very original spaces that also offer depth. Your walls will seem different!

INCORPORATION OF FUNCTIONAL AND DECORATIVE RESOURCES

Of course, you can not miss the wood in light tones in the larger furniture, a way of transmitting warmth to the living room. To continue with this line, bet on functionality and storage spaces throughout the room: side tables, storage compartments, etc.

Attention to all these ideas and discover different types of fresh rooms , they will come in handy to make the most of the few square meters of space.

1- WHITE AND TURQUOISE

Not much else is needed in this cute little room. The shades that star in the room: turquoise and creamy white. A small L-shaped sofa, a pouf and a coffee table dressed all with a rug. An elegant living room, you do not need anything else.

2 MINIMALIST AND MODERN

If having a collected, simple living room with straight lines has always been a dream for you, what you need is to decorate it with a minimalist style. Although this style seems easy to achieve, it is also very easy to fall into error, resulting in a dull and lifeless environment in which harmony is not breathed.

3- INDUSTRIAL STYLE

Living room decorated in wood and natural fibers next to a bedroom with glass enclosure with metal profiles. In this small duplex, space and light have been used to the maximum, changing partitions for glass walls to divide the rooms.

4- ELONGATE

The elongated rooms deserve more attention because any piece of furniture is going to take away space. In the living room of this renovated apartment in Barcelona, the solution has been precisely to do without auxiliary furniture. A simple shelf on the TV wall is all that is needed.

5- PAINTED PAPER

Boho style living room with gray sofa botanical patterned wallpaper and fiber furniture. To add depth and personality to our mini space, you can choose to put vibrant colored wallpaper on the wall just behind the sofa.

6- WHITE: NEVER GOES OUT OF STYLE

Small white living room, especially if you combine it with wood or natural fiber furniture, which gives it that warm and cozy touch that it just doesn’t have.

7- FINISHES IN CHOCOLATE COLOR

Penthouse in alicante. They are worn, above all, in the upholstery of the chairs, leather or leatherette, and the finish of the coffee and dining table. For clarity, pair them with tan textiles and touches of vibrant hues. Thanks to chosen ornamental elements and a minimal investment, this beautiful penthouse in Alicante has become a unique viewpoint.

8- LEAVE OPEN SPACES, LOFT STYLE

Small modern and youthful living room. Eliminate the separations that are not strictly necessary and divide the environments with partitions, screens, sliding doors … you will create a greater sense of space even if it is a small room.

9- PLACE SOME UNIQUE PIECE

Nordic style study

Although most of your furniture should have simple lines, put a special piece that acquires all the prominence to make your mini living room more welcoming. In this mini apartment in which a single room contains the living room, dining room and bedroom, clarity is what gives a feeling of spaciousness.

10- WHITE AND WOOD

Flat in barcelona

A good tandem to create modern and fresh environments. White multiplies the light and wood adds a serene touch to the decor. In this 55-square-meter apartment, the space of the living room (and kitchen), a wall was used to place a whole front of paneled cabinets. Ideal!

11- WITH PLANTS

Apartment decorated in white tones with macramé details

Despite the small dimensions in this room, the decorative power of plants has not been dispensed with. The brick wall gives the space personality without the need to add decorative elements, other than indoor plants that have been placed on two high shelves that do not take away space from the room. A small renovated apartment with a low budget and good ideas and creative solutions.

12- NO SOFA

Decoration of a small living room

It is an interesting option for a small room like this. In its relationship, two comfortable armchairs and a coffee table create a living room as beautiful and functional as any other.

13- OPEN SPACE

Industrial style mini duplex

The loft concept is great for distributing small spaces. The open rooms so characteristic of the lofts allow the integration of several environments in a single space without the shortage of meters being a factor of burden. In this small loft the light circulates freely through all the spaces without partitions.

14- WITH COLOUR

Do not give up on color. While it is a mantra that small spaces should be painted white to make them appear larger, you can add color to your furniture. In this apartment, gray, blue and wood add dynamism to the decoration.

15- WITH CHIMNEY!

If you love the cozy and warm feeling that fireplaces bring, don’t give up on one. You can place a white embouchure that does not take up much space, it will be beautiful. As in this small apartment of only 45 square meters .

16- FURNITURE SEPARATING

Although there are not many meters in the room, there are very practical solutions to separate the environment. Here, a low shelving unit on wheels separates the living area from the small dining room. IKEA atmosphere.

17 MINIMAL FURNITURE

Apartment in barcelona renovated with exposed brick living room

The arms of the sofas and armchairs leave the curvatures and even disappear; the chairs do not have artifice in their structure but are reduced to the minimum expression. The furniture tries to occupy the minimum visual and physical space, so the living room seems larger. On this floor, we also opted for double-function furniture , look at the coffee table, which is actually a pouf.

18- FURNITURE WITH WHEELS

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Furniture with wheels is a very good solution for small spaces since you can move them and move them every time you need it. In this 60-square-meter apartment, the coffee and side tables in a beautiful industrial style combine perfectly with the raw tones of the sofa and the walls.

19- MINI FURNITURE?


A current floor of 40m²

Yes, choose simple furniture with little artifice. In this living room, the low-backed sofa hardly seems to take up space. This space belongs to a 40-meter flat renovated and decorated by the interior designer Paloma Pacheco.

20- PUT TWO TWIN TABLES

Modern living room with l-shaped sofa decorated in light tones

Instead of just one, you will achieve much more versatile and functional spaces, because they can be relocated and adapted more easily. Play with them and have fun!

21- COZY ENVIRONMENTS

Warm houses living room with blue sofa

Curved furniture, rounded and without edges, soften the decoration. All of La Redoute.

22- MULTIFUNCTIONAL FURNITURE

Living room with sofa bed

A sofa bed, a classic that is established as the ideal solution in mini spaces or if versatility is needed.

23- PUT A CORNER SOFA AND WIN MORE SEATS

Floor with open spaces living room in light tones

It is a successful solution to make the corner space more profitable. In this way, a chaise-longue sofa can be incorporated and, as a complement, an armchair free of straight and simple lines also looks good.

24- LIGHT FURNITURE


Living room with white bookshelf

In the window, a roller blind will allow you to attach the sofa, a shelf … For television, you don’t need a specific piece of furniture, a low shelf is enough. The sinuous shapes of these shelves, without a back and without some sides, make them appear much lighter.

25 SLOPING CEILINGS?

White attic living room. They become a decorative element. They are lined with blank wooden slats.

26- Living room with ceramic floor

Laminate, vinyl and ceramic that imitate wood or marble; They succeed when it comes to covering floors due to their price and functionality. They are practical and hygienic floors, easy to clean, whose color does not vary with sunlight and do not need to be waxed or polished.

27- LET THERE BE LIGHT!

Loft apartment

A living room decorated in shades of sky blue and ivory where natural light triumphs; In this way, it fills the space with life. In addition, the bedroom communicates with the living room. The light will flow more easily through the rooms.

28- COMBINE VARIOUS MATERIALS

Colored dining room

Without a doubt, glass, metal and methacrylate are essential to achieve a current environment. In addition, they are perfect in mini spaces due to their lightness. Add details in paper – hanging lamps are a trend – and colored textiles (rugs, cushions …) and success will be assured. Japanese panels filter the light and as they do not have folds they do not weigh.

29- THE RUSTIC RETURNS WITH FORCE

Warm houses rustic living room with brick sofa

Shutters, wooden lintels and structures work like this sofa. Add a fiber rug and a wooden table and you will feel at your grandmother’s house. To modernize, add colorful upholstery and fill the living space.

30- RUSTIC AND CHARMING


Rustic style living room

One of the advantages of the rustic style is that it uses very light colors, which give a lot of lighting to our space. You can always give small touches with textiles or auxiliary furniture so that it is not so flat. A white sofa will go with everything, it is a basic with which you can make your own compositions with the rest of the furniture and decorative details that are in your living room.

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