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101 Beautiful Formal Living Room Ideas (Photos)

Welcome to our epic formal living room design gallery. Browse all of the hundreds of formal living room designs below. We add new living room designs regularly. Related: White Modern Formal Living Room Ideas | White Formal Living Room Ideas | Formal Living Room Alternatives | Living Rooms with Mirrors | Living Rooms with Big Windows …

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26 Different Types of Living Room Accessories – The Ultimate List

If you are anything like me, you want your living room to be an inviting and comfortable place. I can tell you that I spent countless hours looking for the perfect items to decorate my living room. I had a lot of fun watching home makeover shows and scrolling social media to get new ideas.  …

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Should Living Room Furniture be the Same Height?

Should living room furniture be the same height? My first response to that is, why, and what would the fun of that be? I think a bit of height variety keeps things interesting when it comes to setting up a place to relax for you and your household and guests. The Golden Ratio 1:1.618 represents …

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Do Living Room Curtains Have to Touch the Floor? What’s a Good Length?

If you’re anything like me, you love natural light. I am a huge fan of opening up the windows and letting the glorious light shine through. I also love the freedom to close my windows when I choose. The idea that someone might be able to peep through my windows at night time is creepy. …

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Where Can You Put a Console Table in Your Living Room?

Giving your living room a splash of life and accent comes with great furniture pieces. You can embellish any style or theme in your living room with the help of a console table. A thin but open table, the console table is a piece that can be flexible to your needs and also come in …

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Is Semi-Gloss Paint Okay in the Living Room?

Besides choosing the right color, it’s important to pick the right finish. A nice finish is what finalizes the overall look of the painted surface. But different finishes will look nicer and function better in different sectors of your home. Glossy finishes, like semi-gloss, aren’t the best option to use for major areas of the living room. …

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Is it Okay to Put a Mirror in Your Living Room? If So, Why?

Some people might say that you should only put mirrors in bathrooms or bedrooms and never in living rooms. I personally think they belong in dining rooms more, but some exceptions may apply, such as when a living room connects with a dining room. Pros of a Mirror In The Living Room Again, a mirror …

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Do Living Room Windows Need Curtains?

While it’s not a requirement to hang curtains in your living room, window treatments offer all kinds of benefits. Not only can curtains enhance your living room decor, but they can provide privacy and even protect your furniture! Curtains come in countless colors, styles, and materials, which means you’ll be able to choose something that’s …

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Does Your Living Room Need to Have a Coffee Table? Alternatives?

Your living room absolutely does not need a coffee table, although you might feel that having one is necessary. If you’re asking about it though, you might be ready to try, or even prefer, some alternatives and that can be the perfect opportunity to get your creative juices flowing. Whether or not you need a coffee …

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What Can You Do with an Empty Living Room? Ideas

It was known as the death room until the late 20th century. Thankfully, today, the living room is a space used by family members to unwind or socialize. But you shouldn’t feel tied down to that either. In reality, there are an infinite number of ways you can fill the space of an empty living …

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Is it Okay to Put a Dresser in Your Living Room? If So, Why?

Should you put a dresser in the living room? Usually, long chests of drawers work best in the living room, especially when converted into a media center or credenza. I’ve also seen some nightstands used as an end table with storage space. But what about the upright dresser? From Long Dresser to Media Center Source: …

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How Much Seating Should You Have in a Living Room?

Having enough seating is an essential aspect of a comfortable living room. But you also don’t want to overcrowd the space and make it difficult to host guests or move around comfortably. So that begs the question. How much seating should you have in your living room? It depends on various factors, such as the …

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Why Were Sunken Living Rooms so Popular? What Happened to Them?

The sunken living room, often used interchangeably with the sunken lounge, or conversation pit, saw its heyday in the 1950’s and gradually fell off by the end of the 1970’s. According to a 1963 TIME magazine article, sunken living rooms were already on the way out and the once popular conversation pit was becoming just a …

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Is Vinyl Flooring Good for Living Rooms?

Vinyl flooring has many attractive benefits for homeowners, including durability and easy maintenance. They are perfect for pet owners or families with young children who want resilient flooring to stand up against scuffs and spills. But vinyl flooring isn’t necessarily appropriate in every room. Here is a closer look at whether or not vinyl flooring …

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Does Your Living Room Need A Couch? Is It Necessary? Alternatives?

I’ve lived in houses with full suites of furniture. I’ve also lived in tiny apartments that offered little space for a sofa. I’ve lived with camping chairs, bean bag chairs, and outsized cushions on the floor of the living room. No, a sofa in the living room isn’t necessary. Your furnishings depend on the space …

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