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How to Renew Your Living Room with Four Expert Tips

Experiment with pillow patterns and furniture arrangement for a renewed living room.

The living room could be one of the most used rooms in a home. This is where you spend family time watching movies, talking and enjoying quality time together. With all the time spent there, your furniture and décor may be getting a bit stale. If you are looking for simple, yet effective ways to liven up your living room, here are four tips to get you started.

Livening Up Your Living Room in Four Steps

  1. Curtains

Making this change alone can turn your living room around; a curtain change is quick and dramatic. Keep your current furniture outfit in mind, but go for a color, texture or pattern that you wouldn’t normally go with. This change will get you out of your rut and give you something new to look at. Remember that hanging curtains incorrectly can ruin how your room looks; consider contacting Lagnappe Custom Interiors for professional assistance.

  1. Pillows

Throw pillows are generally inexpensive when compared to a brand new couch or entertainment center. These smaller items give you plenty of opportunity to experiment with the number of pillows you have and you can get you out of your comfort zone with patterns and colors you’re not used to.

  1. Accessories

Accessories or knick-knacks are great for adding little touches of color around your living room. Many people like to have a bowl of seashells around or hang bird cages in the corners. You can also go bigger and repaint a side table or chair; this will make it feel like a brand new item!

  1. Re-Arrange Furniture

If buying or repurposing furniture isn’t an option for you right now, consider re-arranging what you already have. Moving a couch to the other side of the room or changing where your book cases are can alter the flow of your room in a whole new way.

Making big or small changes to a living room can be exactly what you need to get out of a visual rut. When thinking of reviving your living room, consider buying new curtains, pillows, accessories or rearranging your furniture. Contact us today so we can help you get the new room you’ve been dreaming of.

About Lagnappe Custom Interiors:

Lagnappe Custom Interiors is a full-service interior design firm specializing in bringing the small niceties to a home or commercial space that make it memorable, functional and yours. Based out of St. Thomas, Lagnappe [LAN-YAP] is led by Tiffany Cassidy who enjoys working with clients to create a home that reflects their style and needs. Tiffany marries her artistic and scientific sides together to bring the residents of the Virgin Islands and continental U.S. an interior decorating service that manages the complex and turns it into beauty. Her goal is to not only make a home prettier, but in doing so, make your life better. Visit for more information.

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