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Furniture Arranging for Small Living Rooms

Make your small living room better with these furniture tips. We'll show you how to arrange the space right, plus what furniture pieces to use and what to skip.

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When your living room can only fit a few pieces of furniture, it's time to think big. Maximize your space with these small living room arranging tips. First, arrange to accommodate the walk ways. This seating arrangement lets traffic flow in from the front door and from the door to the patio, through the living room, and on to the rest of the home. Also, try to select the right-sized furniture. Take measurements rough sketches to ensure that everything will fit. And if the furniture is close together, one central coffee table can serve all the seats. And this coffee table doubles as a dining room table. Finally, eliminate the need for large end tables by using wall-mounted lamps. Remember, it's all about choosing the right-sized furniture and arranging it to be functional. Keep that in mind, and you'll soon be living large in your small space.