Neutral walls with bold patterned fabrics and bright accessories. More living room design ideas: http://www.bhg.com/rooms/living-room/makeovers/living-room-decorating-ideas/?socsrc=bhgpin082413kidhaven=15
Furniture Arrangement Ideas and More for Small Living Rooms
Create Clear Traffic Paths Arrange furniture to direct traffic around the conversation core rather than through it. In this small living room, the sofa marks the beginning of the seating space. Traffic coming in from the door is directed to go on either side of the sofa, rather than directly through the conversation area.
Using colorful accents in a neutral space is a wonderfully easy way to keep your room current and updated: http://www.bhg.com/decorating/small-spaces/homes/small-house-budget-decorating/?socsrc=bhgpin010714piecebypiece&page=2