If your living room is on small side, be sure you know about the furniture pieces you are placing into that room. It's important not to overburden a smaller space with too many furniture pieces or too big of furniture. The placement of furniture and carpets in a little space is essential. In order to visually expand the area, keep furniture toward the walls. Clumping furniture too close jointly, or too close to the center of the room, will visibly reduce an already small space.
Deciding on the best size rug is extremely important in a more compact living room. Using too big of the rug will wrap up seeming like the primary floor coverings, or carpet, in a room. Using too small of an rug can appear to be an afterthought and unplanned design aspect. It will not have right influence on your decorating as a well thought out and organized rug. Essentially you should look for a rug that is large enough to pay the center of the ground, but not too big that all of the furniture along the perimeter of the room rests fully on top of it. If you change the rug such that it covers more of 1 side of an area leaving exposed flooring on the other hand, you will again aesthetically change the looks of how big is the room. Small living spaces can be greatly improved by choosing and using the right carpets.
The feel of a living space in manipulated with just how furniture is located in it; just how colors are added to it and accents that are used in it. Different design elements can completely convert the appearance and feel of a living room. Even when your living room is a challenge spot in your house, do not despair there are answers to minimize the things you do not like and optimize the potential that is there.