Living Room Decorating and Design

Create a living room that suits your lifestyle and tastes perfectly with fresh decorating ideas. Whether you have a formal living room or a family room, you'll find inspiring photos of living rooms, tricks for small living rooms and paint ideas for living rooms from our experts and favorite spaces. Learn how to arrange living room furniture and how to pick the right colors for your living room.

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Living Room Makeover in a Weekend

Give your living room a completely new look in a weekend. We transformed this small living room into a modern farmhouse-inspired space with three super simple DIY projects.
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5 Ways to Decorate with Leather Furniture

Leather furniture isn't just for traditional style. This classic has been revitalized as a trendy home addition, and one blogger shows us how to decorate with dark, light, and colorful leathers.
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14 Ways to Decorate with a Brown Sofa

Brown sofas, especially dark brown ones, are often picked for their practicality. But brown doesn't have to be boring or basic! You'll be looking at your living room in a new way after seeing these brown couch decorating ideas.
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9 Ways to Store More with Your Coffee Table

Turn your coffee table into a storage powerhouse with these simple organizing tricks. We have ideas for repurposing furniture, buying a storage-friendly design, and updating an existing piece to store more in your living room.
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Make Your Own Barn Door-Style Stair Gate

Believe it or not, this safe baby or pet gate is a DIY project. With our helpful tips, you can build one, too!
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7 Reasons Your Living Room Needs a Sofa Table

Why should coffee tables get all the attention? Give the space behind your sofa a little decorating love with these easy tips.
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Quick and Easy Living Room Decorating Ideas

Does your living room need a refresh? These easy decorating ideas and low-cost updates will transform your space from blah to beautiful in minutes.
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Convert a Dining Room to a Media Room

Designer Barbara Brock transforms a rarely used formal dining room into a media room a family can enjoy every day. She reveals the elements that make a formal dining room a good candidate for this transition and unveils the secrets of arranging furniture and layering patterns to create an inviting atmosphere.
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The ONE Thing that Instantly Transformed Our Living Room

When moving into a new place, an empty room can feel like an overwhelming design challenge. Making just one good decision, however, can jump-start the rest of the design. For me, it was painting our living room's brick fireplace a fresh white.