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Nook on top of the windowNeed a sliver of storage space in your living room that can also work as a display? Look above the windows. A cubby hung horizontally can do the trick effortlessly. Pro tip: Add a bit of drama to your window shelf, with trailing plants.
The entrance of the home welcomes you into a deep, light-kissed living room, cocooned in lime-plastered walls and peppered with eye-catching furniture.“For us, the living room stands out as the most interesting room in the house, because it contains a potpourri of eclectic pieces. The furniture, walls and floor all blend beautifully to create a vibrant and fun space,” says Priyanka.Paint: JBR Limocoat; flipper chair: Sarita Handa; statement pendant light: Gulmohar Lane; beige sofa upholstery: Bharat Furnishings
4. Put the walls and ceiling to workWall-mounted or floating shelvesTo avoid making the room look cluttered, a wall-mounted bookshelf can come to the rescue for displaying books and curios. Also, mounting storage on walls, especially on the side walls, encourages you to look up, making you notice the length and breath of the drawing room, thereby creating an illusion of more height. In this space, the shelf has been created right up at the height of the ceiling. Take a look at these 10 unusual things you can store on the walls
Experiment with different furniture arrangementsKeep the largest couch against the wall – it’s best to keep the bulky pieces away from the centre of the room, as they tend to block foot traffic. If this is also the feature piece of your room, align the rest of the furniture such that they are all facing that piece. See these seating arrangements for small living rooms
33. Feels like home. Mumbai, India
Another way to deal with the couch which has a still-intact form and body, is to simply change its upholstery to give it a new look. Confused between leather and fabric upholstery?
14. Firm: PS DesignLocation: IndiaThis tiny living room is resplendent with plenty of light, contemporary and comfortable furniture pieces, a wooden coffee table on wheels and warm, inviting colours.