4 Furniture Layout Floor Plans for a Small Apartment Living Room Tips

Are you moving into a new apartment? Rearranging your current rental space? Or simply looking for a way to fit your furniture into your small apartment living room? If you need help with your furniture layout, I’ve got four furniture layout floor plans that I’ve created to share with you today. Each floor plan is set in a somewhat typical apartment living room floor plan- a 10 foot by 14 foot rectangular space. While in the same setting, each floor plan has a separate, specific goal in mind; pick which fits your home and let’s get space planning!
1. The Traditional Furniture Layout.

 
This particular layout is designed in a traditional format. The furniture includes an apartment-size sofa, an overstuffed chair, a coffee table, an end table and a TV stand. Anchor your space with a large area rug, such as an 8 foot by 10 foot rug. If you

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7 Tips For Arranging Furniture In a Long Narrow Living Room

Welcoming, cozy and comfortable are the words I want to think as I enter my home. A welcoming and cozy home is as much about a layout as it is about the furniture you put in it. Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite tips for arranging furniture in a long narrow living room.

You don't need to be an interior decorator to create a beautiful space that's welcoming, intimate and comfortable. Start today using these top tips for arranging furniture in a long narrow living room. www.H2OBungalow

What makes the biggest impact is what I put in these awkward spaces and how I place them.

It’s a lot simpler than you’d think.

I’ll use my living room as an example. It’s long, narrow and is the main entryway into my studio, the kitchen, dining area, backyard, our reading area and the itty bitty hallway to the second bedroom & bath. That’s a lot of walkways I have to work with that need open access. It’s also looooong, like almost 30 feet long and just over 12 feet wide. It would feel like

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6 Small-Space Design Tips From Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk

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When it comes to interior design, is there anyone we trust more than Bobby Berk? Hmm, probably not, to be honest. As one member of Queer Eye‘s Fab Five, Bobby handles all things interior design on the show. From thoughtful design techniques to helping people incorporate their passions into their decor pieces, his ability to transform spaces — especially small spaces — is truly unmatched. And since so many of us are spending lots of extra time in our own spaces right now, chances are you might be thinking about how to change things up a bit or improve upon what you already have.

POPSUGAR recently spoke to Bobby to get his expertise on making the most of your space, and his advice already has us excited to give things a refresh. Keep reading to see his tips, and get excited for Queer Eye‘s upcoming seasons on Netflix!

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10 Tips for a Peaceful Home

As the place where you often escape to after the stress of work or hectic woes of life, your home needs to be able to establish a serene atmosphere and help you to recharge from the day. However, the structure and inner workings of the home are often overlooked leading to a space that drains you. “Your home either nurtures and supports you or it depletes your energy and leaves you exhausted,” says interior designer and founder and CEO of Home and Harmony Lifestyle Christa O’Leary. “In today’s frenetic world, it is more important than ever to create a calm and peaceful space that allows you to recharge.”

Creating a tranquil abode goes beyond your design aesthetic and objects within a space though; it starts with simple mindful practices that allow you to feel stress-free. No matter your lifestyle, here are 10 practical ways to transform your home into a

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10 Tips for Styling Large Living Rooms {& Other Awkward Spaces}

10 Tips for Styling Large Living Rooms {& Other Awkward Spaces}House & Home

After recently sharing my tips for styling a small living room, I received a few requests for tips dealing with a larger living rooms! While small living rooms have their own challenges due to their limited space, bigger living areas present their own set of issues. Bigger than average rooms can be wonderful for entertaining, but not as cozy or even functional for day to day living.

So how can you make the best of a large living room? Even if your room is not huge, it can be difficult to furnish if it is awkwardly shaped or connected to another space in some way, so these tips or inspiration photos might apply to a variety of sizes and shapes of rooms or great rooms!

Today I’m sharing 10 of my favorite tips for styling a bigger living room!

10 Tips for Styling Large Living Rooms {& Other Awkward Spaces}Sarah Richardson

1. Designate zones.

In a

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Boston coronavirus work from home tips

The coronavirus pandemic has most of us using our homes as one-stop shops for work and play — whether these spaces seem equipped to serve both purposes or not.

The Track checked in with Boston designer Taniya Nayak, whose aesthetic expertise can be seen on shows like the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” and ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” and she shared her tips on how to make our quarantine quarters work while we’re WFH.

Detach yourself, if possible

“If you’re lucky enough to have a screened-in porch or garage, that’s the perfect place to set up shop because you can get away from everything. You can actually feel like you’re going to work and when you’re done, you walk back in and it’s out of sight. I think one of the toughest things for anyone who works from home is that it’s really hard to set

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Interior Design Tips: How to Use Texture

Interior Design Tips: How to Use Texture

Try Out These Interior Design Tips to Add Texture to Your Home Decor

Once you’ve decided on an overall theme for your room, and you’ve got the foundation in place, now is the time to take a look at your room with a different eye—one that focuses on adding the elements of texture to your space. Have a sleek, contemporary look? Think shiny, slick and reflective. Going for comfy and cozy? Consider plush fabrics, natural elements and woven accents. There are so many ways to layer texture into your room to truly give it an individual touch.

Bedding Basics

Pattern choice and fabric weight can both play a part in adding texture to your bedroom. Play with different bedding textures to see which ones fit your style best. Quilted bedding feels cozy and welcoming. Silky satin coverlets feel high-end and fancy. Piles of lace take on a romantic, vintage vibe.

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12 Home Decorating and Design Tips From Experts

Sharpen your design skills.

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Whether you’re looking to freshen up a single room or make your entire house a showstopper for guests, you may find yourself wondering how to get started. You don’t necessarily need an interior designer to help you achieve the right look or feel for a space, as long as you have a vision and feel confident about your decisions. We’ve asked home renovation, design and decorating experts to weigh in on important details to consider as you prepare for your next home improvement project. Read on for 12 expert-approved tips on decorating your home.

Begin designing where it matters most.

Begin designing where it matters most.

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When decorating your home, it’s often best to go room by room. But which room should you take on first? “Most people start in the room they spend the most time in,” says Gena Kirk, vice

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6 Tips for a Welcoming Space

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When guests visit your home, you want to make sure they feel welcome. You can accomplish this by decorating your living room in a way that conveys comfort and warmth. In her latest book Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines offers tips for creating a welcoming living room. Here’s her best advice.

1. Decide how you want the space to make you feel

You and your guests should feel comfortable in the space. Think of what you want to include that would best represent the feeling you want to invite into the living room. Joanna says paying attention to small details can help create whatever feeling you’re going for. Focus on items such as wall art, furnishings, and bookshelves.

2. Pay attention to furniture arrangement

Nothing can ruin a space

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Best 5 useful tips on exterior paint colors 2020 (Photos and Video)

As the trends grow, people see more innovations. Therefore, their imagination starts working in ways that are more creative. Exterior paint colors 2020 were born to satisfy your need to stand out from the block. Designers want you to say goodbye to good old neutral and calm shades for your house facade and instead welcome brighter colors. Exterior paint trends 2020 are all about not limiting yourself. Let your imagination do its job. In case the budget is tight, you sure can adjust those exterior color trends 2020 to your own wanting.

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We are going to talk about 7 useful tips on exterior paint 2020. These simple yet important points will help you gasp the whole idea behind exterior trends 2020.

Color combinations in exterior paint trends 2020

exterior paint trends 2020

There are some basic rules when it comes to color combinations. The all-known color wheel and color theory along with it exist

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