Organizing a Living Room

I need help in organizing my living room. How can I organize it so that it won't look too crowded?

By Monica from Mission, TX

July 7, 20100 found this helpful

According to the decorating shows that I have seen on HGTV you get rid of most of the furniture, knick knacks, etc. I can't even do that in my aparment. I have a couch, my lift chair, two end tables, TV stand, computer desk, and china cabinet. I have no place else for my desk and china cabinet. I never really wanted a china cabinet, but inherited from my late parents.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 8, 20100 found this helpful

Try simplifying. Do you use your china? If not decide to use it everyday and place them in your kitchen or give away to a deserving relative. That frees up some floor space. I would take everything else out of the room except what you can justify keeping. I like using storage pieces like a six drawer dresser for a tv stand, movies, extra items etc can be stored in the drawers. I use baskets that stack such as picnic baskets to hold throws, magazines, toys etc. Book shelves with baskets, can hold dvds, cds, books and collections.

Use inside mounted blinds for the windows with simple window dressings to give the illusion of more room. Use wall space efficiently placing photos and artwork in collections but leaving free space for the eye to rest. Good luck.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Organizing AdviceJuly 7, 2010
Living Room Colors
Living Room Color Scheme Advice
Furniture in a Living Room
Arranging Furniture in a Living Room
Nicely decorated living room.
Living Room Wall Paint Color Advice
Living Room 2 Different Colors
Painting a Living Room 2 Different Colors
Christmas Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 28, 2016 at 4:27:33 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!