LIVING ROOM IDEAS

In today’s fast-paced world, a cozy and inviting living space is a precious refuge. It’s the heart of your home, a place to unwind, recharge, and connect with loved ones. Unlock the secrets used by interior designers to create a living room sanctuary. We’ll guide you through the process, from selecting the perfect color palette and furniture arrangement to incorporating soft textiles and warm lighting. Learn how to achieve a perfect balance between functionality and aesthetics. Feature image courtesy of Sixty3London.

Featured Living Room Decorating Posts

Modern Living Room Ideas

Modern Living Room Ideas

Discover how the top interior designers incorporate key elements like lighting, furniture arrangement, and decor to transform your living room into a space that truly reflects who you are.

Coastal Living Room Ideas

Coastal Living Room Ideas

Imagine coastal artwork adorning the walls and natural textures like woven baskets and sisal rugs grounding the space. Transform your living room into a seaside paradise, a place of tranquility and beauty that evokes the ocean’s serenity every single day.

Farmhouse Living Room Ideas

Farmhouse Living Room Ideas

Here, you’ll find a curated collection of farmhouse living rooms designed by top interior designers. From traditional layered neutral designs to living rooms layered with warm earth tones and organic elements.

Casual Living Room Ideas

Casual Living Room Ideas

Creating a casual living room that perfectly balances comfort and style is a dream for many homeowners. It’s the ultimate space to relax, entertain, and spend quality time with loved ones.

How to Make a Home Cozy

How To Make A Home Cozy

Whether you have just moved into a new space or want to refresh your current one, it’s easy to add warmth through layered textures, soft lighting, and cozy textiles.

Gallery Wall Ideas

Gallery Wall Ideas

Few things are as perfect as a well-appointed gallery wall. No wonder it’s an interior designer’s go-to solution. An art or photo gallery wall provides the ability to create a flexible and customizable narrative that can be added to and improved over time.

Interior Design Styles

Interior Design Styles

There are many different interior design styles, and choosing one that resonates with us as individuals can be challenging. As an interior designer, I appreciate design done well—whether it’s modern, coastal, glamorous, industrial, or farmhouse. The beauty is always in the details.

Decorating With Color

Decorating With Color

Welcome to the vibrant world of interior design, where color becomes a powerful tool for transforming a space. This article will explore the art of decorating with color and discover how it can breathe life into your home.

Decorating with Blue

Decorating With Blue

Discover how shades of blue evoke moods and complement different design styles. Blue can seamlessly fit into various interior aesthetics from coastal to modern, traditional to eclectic.

Interior Designer Tracy Svendsen

Hello and welcome!

I’m Tracy Svendsen – an interior designer with 30 years of experience and the editor for Buyer Select. My goal is to connect readers to the latest and most beautiful trends in home decorating ideas. I created this blog in 2015 to provide simple, practical, easy-to-follow home decorating tips. Here, I cover a wide range of design styles, from modern and contemporary to coastal, traditional, bohemian, Scandinavian, modern rustic, farmhouse, and eclectic. Discover home decorating ideas for all rooms in the home, including the living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, home office, bedrooms, and entryway. Happy decorating!