Livable Living Rooms

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Livable Living Rooms

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Give plain curtains a cheery boost by attaching rows of colorful pom-pom trim.

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In this kicky living room, sunny-yellow, warm coral, and botanical-green give a blue-and-white combo a run for its money.

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    Janet Herrera


Eclectic can be oh-so-wrong, but it can also be oh-so-right (i.e. this living room).

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Take a walk on the wild side with subtle animal print patterns.

Living Room Design Ideas

Turn small spaces into chic and functional rooms:

Big Ideas for Small-Space Decorating

Tiny rooms need to be deft multitaskers, so this living room features a long sofa that moonlights as a guest bed. And the ottoman gets a helping hand from a tray, allowing it to double as a coffee table. Find more tricks here:

Smart Ideas for Small Spaces

Small spaces create opportunities for big surprises. Seize a tiny nook and use it for personal expression to signal your design attitude!

Small Apartment Decorating

A touch of animal print goes a long way in this vintage-inspired living room. Fun zebra-pattern pillows and an upholstered ottoman accent soft blue walls. More ideas here:

Living Room Design Ideas

Even the littlest members of your family need a place to relax and unwind. Contrast neutral walls with bold patterned fabrics and brightly colored accessories!

Living Room Design Ideas

This cheerful living room is anything but formal. Designed to accommodate the needs (and artistic efforts) of a busy family, it combines comfortable seating, easy-clean coffee tables that double as workstations, and an overscale patterned area rug that hides spills!

Living Room Design Ideas

We love the casual style of this gorgeous living room. Find more tips to make your space heavenly here:

Cottage-Style Rooms

Try out a symmetrical design in a formal living room:

Living Room Designs

Cool blue paint, inspired by the existing aqua lamp, draws out the honey finish of the room's woodwork:

Must-See Living Room Makeovers

Replacing the wood-look paneling with a fresh white version takes this space from gloomy to crisp:

Must-See Living Room Makeovers

Greens of the garden variety appear both literally and figuratively in this living room!

Living Room Color Schemes

A limestone fireplace was dramatically transformed with black paint and became the focal point of this living room!

Amp Up a Fireplace

Complete with a sitting area and expansive built-in desk space, this den is a place the entire family can use:

Comfy Character

Airy ceilings and cottage-white paint meet to create this sophisticated seaside living room:

Living Room Color Schemes

New wainscoting and a fresh color palette make this living room classic and comfortable:

Must-See Living Room Makeovers

A color scheme can set the tone for your living room! More color schemes here:

Living Room Color Schemes
  • Melissa Pins
    Melissa Pins

    Love this color scheme! Hey BHG, I really like your "Better Homes and Gardens" board. Can I participate? Please, send me an invitation. Thank you so much! Best regards, Melissa :)

Wood finishes pair with golden yellows to serve as warm counterpoints to all the white:

Must-See Living Room Makeovers

Watch: Get the how-to on creating affordable style for your next redo!

Affordable Home Decor

Green pulls out all the stops in this jewel box living room! More color schemes here:

Living Room Color Schemes

Jade grass-cloth wallpaper and bamboo blinds envelop this room with texture:

Texture Meets Pattern
  • Joyce Blodgett
    Joyce Blodgett

    Minus the piano, but replacing it with a desk for my computer--this room would be part of a "home sweet home"

  • Karyn Borkowski
    Karyn Borkowski

    It looks like it's from the 70's, nothing goes together!

We're digging this sunny shade of yellow paired with muted ruby! More color schemes here:

Living Room Color Schemes