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11 Brilliant Easy Decor Ideas That Will Instantly Transform Your Living Room

Many people invest in new furniture, wall paint, flooring, and other home improvements with the hope that these changes will transform their living spaces into gorgeous rooms they can be proud of. However, sometimes your living room has so much potential but isn’t quite there yet. Thankfully, there are plenty of low budget living room decor ideas you can incorporate, that will instantly transform your living room and make it look like you paid thousands of dollars to an interior designer when in reality you only spent a few hundred dollars on simple accessories that just took minutes to install.

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11 Easy Living Room Decor Ideas

1 – Wall Gallery

Vertical space is something you should never waste. You can use that unused wall space to show off your personal collection of art, photos, awards, and memorabilia, or even display it as a work of art itself. It can also be used to house children’s artwork and encourage creativity.

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2. Indoor Plants

Adding indoor plants to your living room can instantly transform a space into something more alive and vibrant. What’s great about indoor plants is that they come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges. Whether you’re looking for an exotic orchid (higher end) or a common spider plant (lower end), you can find it at most garden stores.

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3. Books

Bookcases are great ways to add a bookshelf that doesn’t have to be obtrusive. Consider using a bookshelf in place of a room divider if you don’t need to separate spaces. Also, picture frames can be used as shelves, which is an excellent way to add some spice and personality without too much commitment.

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4. Pillows

Having a variety of pillows in different shapes and sizes will help you create an inviting and cozy atmosphere. Placing a pop of color against a crisp white pillow can instantly add interest to your space without taking away from your other decorative items.

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5. Washable Rugs

Rugs can quickly become an eyesore, especially if you live in a small apartment. But it’s also important to cover hardwood floors, so what’s a girl to do? Place washable rugs throughout your home! The best part is that they can be easily washed by throwing them in your washing machine.

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6. Curtains

Hang up a pair of curtains and instantly add another color to your living room. A simple pattern will liven up a room, while heavy drapes can create a cozy feel. Be sure to measure your windows before you buy anything so that you can get curtains that fit perfectly!

7. Baskets

Make a statement with baskets instead of tables or end tables. Their lightweight allows you to move them around easily and they allow you to keep items out of sight while still bringing some style into your living room. Simply filling them with seasonal blankets or pillows adds an added texture that makes things appear warm and inviting.

8. Candles

Rather than spend a lot of money on fancy glass candle holders, try putting them in old wine bottles. You can also use hurricane lamps, mason jars, and even birdcages to display your candles. A great way to save space while getting a cozy and elegant look at the same time!

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9. Blanket Ladder

By fastening two L-shaped rungs to a wall, you create a ladder leading up to your bed. This gives you somewhere to set a book or glass of water without having to balance it on your nightstand—plus, it creates more floor space in your bedroom.

10. Mirrors

Mirrors are usually a fantastic decorative option, but when it comes to your living room, you want to make sure that they’re used for more than just decoration. These types of mirrors can be hung vertically and will allow light from a lamp or window to bounce off them and create more natural lighting in an otherwise dark space.

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11. Fresh flowers

Nothing changes a room’s mood more than fresh flowers. Simply getting fresh flowers and placing them on your coffee table instantly transforms your living room from plain to elegant. The next time you want to add some pizzazz to your living room, grab a bouquet and place it in a simple vase or small pitcher for an instant transformation.

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Conclusion

If you want to transform your living room into a comfortable and beautiful space in no time, I highly recommend all of these living room decor ideas. But why limit yourself to just one when you can try them all? Give each of these suggestions a shot and experience the gracious transformation.

Melina Divani

Melina Divani is the owner and creator of Decoholic.org. Interior Design is her infinite passion without stop. Follow Melina on Instagram

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