Published on June 27th, 2019
Your living room is one of the most used rooms in the home. Whether you are settling down with loved ones to watch a film or you are just curled up with your favourite book, you probably spend a lot of time in here. It is a public room and therefore gets a lot of use.
Due to this, the living room is one room which can end up feeling tired and neglected. If you think that your living room is getting a little too tired for your liking, here are some of the things you can do to make it feel fresh once more.
1. Put New Floors In
The floor is the room is likely to be one of the first places you notice some wear and tear. Whether it is trails from people walking between the pieces of furniture or scuffs on the floor caused by sofa legs or tables, your wood flooring can look tired faster than you want it to.
Replacing the floor is no easier matter but it can be done if you truly want to transform the room. Choose a high-quality wood flooring if you are looking for something which is going to look amazing while also stand the test of time. With the right protectants, your wood floors will stay looking as good as the day you put them in.
2. A New Sofa
The furniture is another one of those items which can quickly deteriorate. This is especially true if you tend to eat on your sofa and put it at risk of spills and stains. Sofas are expensive to replace but a good quality one should hopefully last you for several years. You could also look into getting a second-hand one as that might offer you the chance to get a stylish sofa at a very discounted price.
If you don’t want to spend the money on a sofa, even a second-hand one, you could try to upcycle your current one with a bright throw or some cushions. Swapping out the textiles on the one currently there could be a brilliant way to bring a new lease of life to a piece of furniture which is a bit tired but still completely functional.
3. The Little Details
As one of the main rooms in your home, the sitting room is bound to be packed with photos and trinkets you have fallen in love with over the years. A room can quickly seem dated once you become used to staring at these so you should definitely consider swapping them out.
Whether it is new photos for all your frames or moving your trinkets from one side of the room to the other, there is plenty which can be done to make a room seem new. Buy some fresh flowers to finish off the effect!
Do you feel like your sitting room feels a little dated? Try one of these tips now to see if it makes things feel a little brighter. You deserve a beautiful room to spend your time in and it might be closer than you think! All you need is some new wood flooring or a quick update to your textiles.