36 Elegant Living Rooms that are Beautifully Decorated

Incredible photo gallery of 36 elegant living rooms that are richly furnished and decorated. These living rooms are truly fit for a queen. See them all here.
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Elegant living room with 2 sofas and 2 chairs in earth tones

Welcome to our gallery featuring pictures of elegant living room designs.

This collection houses rooms that anyone would be proud to douse in superlatives, including luxurious, stately, lush, and grand.

With a dizzying array of styles, materials, and colors matched in endless combination, these rooms are set to inspire awe in all who enter.

The only truly recurring motifs are a focus on texture and detail, and a strong visual narrative tying the disparate spaces together.

Some of these rooms share large, open spaces with dining and kitchen areas. Some pack a surprising amount of fine detail into compact spaces.

Still others reach for the skies with soaring ceilings, full height windows and marble fireplace surrounds, and elaborate chandeliers.

The more interesting and quirky designs feature a melding of moods: tropical touches on old fashioned luxury, modern structures in natural materials, and bold leaps of color across multiple furniture pieces and wall decoration are but a handful of examples.

We hope you feel as inspired by these rooms as we are.

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Casual but elegant living room designed by Garrison Hullinger.  See the rest of the home here.

Clay Consruction

Beautiful living with large stone fireplace and huge windows in soft tones by Clay Construction.  See more of this home here.

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Elegant living room by Jane Lockhart Interior Design.  See the rest of this home here.

This is what I call an elegant family room. It's beautiful and comfortable. Not as formal as other living rooms in this gallery, but still a terrific design.

This is what I call an elegant family room.  It’s beautiful and comfortable.  Not as formal as other living rooms in this gallery, but still a terrific design.

This is beautiful and shows you what you can do with a small living room space. I think the furniture selection really makes this living room pop.

Click here to see the color palette/design for this living room.  This is beautiful and shows you what you can do with a small living room space.  I think the furniture selection really makes this living room pop.

Terrific color scheme makes up this fabulous living room design. I like the different colored furniture. The red sofa really works with the earth tones.

Terrific color scheme makes up this fabulous living room design.  I like the different colored furniture. The red sofa really works with the earth tones.

This is an elegant sitting room with large comfy armchairs around a circular ottoman table. It's a cozy, elegant living room.


This is an elegant sitting room with large comfy armchairs around a circular ottoman table.  It’s a cozy, elegant living room.

Casual elegance describes the above living room perfectly. The dark wood contrasts beautifully with the white furniture. I love the large, chunky wood furniture.

Casual elegance describes the above living room perfectly.  The dark wood contrasts beautifully with the white furniture.  I love the large, chunky wood furniture.

Casual family room made elegant with zebra print pillows and red pillows.

Casual family room made elegant with zebra print pillows and red pillows.  Seriously, this is a great example of how sofa throw pillows can make a room look fabulous.

 

This living room features twin golden rolled arm chairs facing brown floral sofa over a lush, dark wood coffee table.This living room features twin golden rolled arm chairs facing brown floral sofa over a lush, dark wood coffee table. White framed fireplace, dark hardwood flooring, and greenery throughout complete the look.

This cozy living room setup stands beneath the carved wood and wrought iron stair railing at left, with a deep burgundy rug over stone tile flooring.


This cozy living room setup stands beneath the carved wood and wrought iron stair railing at left, with a deep burgundy rug over stone tile flooring. Large, carved wood coffee table stands between arched back sofa and twin dark wood framed chairs.

Lavish appointments in this room include curved wood framed sofas, arrow foot coffee table with glass top, dual gold wall sconces flanking a marble fireplace, and dark leather lounge chair near deep set windows.Lavish appointments in this room include curved wood framed sofas, arrow foot coffee table with glass top, dual gold wall sconces flanking a marble fireplace, and dark leather lounge chair near deep set windows.

Living room combining stately traditional look with tropical, open feel. Soaring exposed beams stand above patterned wood flooring, with immense carved marble fireplace standing near ornate carved traditional sofas and massive combination ottoman and coffee table.

Living room combining stately traditional look with tropical, open feel. Soaring exposed beams stand above patterned wood flooring, with immense carved marble fireplace standing near ornate carved traditional sofas and massive combination ottoman and coffee table. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Lush cherry wood bedecks every wall surface int his living room, with a trio of ornate, camel back, patterned cushion sofas standing around large polished wood and glass coffee table.

Lush cherry wood bedecks every wall surface int his living room, with a trio of ornate, camel back, patterned cushion sofas standing around large polished wood and glass coffee table.

Subtle black, white, and gold theme runs throughout this immense open living room space, from drapes down to the twin leather ottomans

Subtle black, white, and gold theme runs throughout this immense open living room space, from drapes down to the twin leather ottomans. Patterned sectional wraps around large carved wood coffee table, while dining and kitchen spaces share the opposite end of the room.

Here's another central open space including kitchen, dining, and living room area. Mocha roll arm sectional stands with black wood and glass coffee table over pepper shag carpet, with black and white patterned drapes pairing with white and beige striped walls.

Here’s another central open space including kitchen, dining, and living room area. Mocha roll arm sectional stands with black wood and glass coffee table over pepper shag carpet, with black and white patterned drapes pairing with white and beige striped walls.

Ultra luxurious living room features fine detailed ceiling with crystalline chandeliers hanging over dark hardwood flooring with twin beige sofas and carved red chair, before immense dark marble fireplace and grand piano.


Ultra luxurious living room features fine detailed ceiling with crystalline chandeliers hanging over dark hardwood flooring with twin beige sofas and carved red chair, before immense dark marble fireplace and grand piano. Arched glass french doors open toward lakeside patio. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Cozy living room features contemporary styling, with twin level glass and natural wood coffee table at center, with beige and orange seating before light wood tile wall. Stone flooring supports natural materials through, with dining and kitchen space at left.

Cozy living room features contemporary styling, with twin level glass and natural wood coffee table at center, with beige and orange seating before light wood tile wall. Stone flooring supports natural materials through, with dining and kitchen space at left.

This large open space features corner dining and kitchen spaces, with living room defined by oblong white shag area rug.

This large open space features corner dining and kitchen spaces, with living room defined by oblong white shag area rug. Curved sofa and orange easy chair stand next to glass topped, wood frame tables in front of large folding glass opening to patio.

White and grey feature throughout this high ceiling living room, with four high back chairs pivoting around immense white leather circular ottoman.

White and grey feature throughout this high ceiling living room, with four high back chairs pivoting around immense white leather circular ottoman. Marble fireplace is flanked by dark wood cabinetry and shelving, with sliding glass door to patio on right. Source: Zillow DigsTM

No-back couch, with more traditional sofa and twin easy chairs, stand around this double dark wood and mirror topped coffee table over dark hardwood flooring.

No-back couch, with more traditional sofa and twin easy chairs, stand around this double dark wood and mirror topped coffee table over dark hardwood flooring.

Luxurious textures abound in this living room, from the detailed ceiling pattern to carved wood and tile fireplace surround, full height dark wood cabinetry and grandfather clock, to thick padded white leather sofa.

Luxurious textures abound in this living room, from the detailed ceiling pattern to carved wood and tile fireplace surround, full height dark wood cabinetry and grandfather clock, to thick padded white leather sofa.

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High contrast living room features white walls, dark tile flooring, and full height mirrored fireplace surround, with floral patterned seating all around.

Compact living room centered on wood four-piece combination dark wood coffee table. Beige armchairs and grey sofa plus white entertainment cabinetry fill out the look.

Compact living room centered on wood four-piece combination dark wood coffee table. Beige armchairs and grey sofa plus white entertainment cabinetry fill out the look.

This living room features light gold hued sofas, dark wood coffee table, and dark wood dining set in background, sharing space with white cabinet kitchen.

This living room features light gold hued sofas, dark wood coffee table, and dark wood dining set in background, sharing space with white cabinet kitchen.

Lush cherry wood cabinetry throughout the kitchen area in this shared open space contrast with beige walls and tile flooring, while brown roll arm sofa and dark wood coffee table pair with twin leather ottomans.

Lush cherry wood cabinetry throughout the kitchen area in this shared open space contrast with beige walls and tile flooring, while brown roll arm sofa and dark wood coffee table pair with twin leather ottomans.

Soaring, vaulted ceiling with exposed natural wood beams frame this luxurious, rustic living room. Large, multi-part cofee table stands before full height stone fireplace, with open views to the mountainside through floor to ceiling glass.

Soaring, vaulted ceiling with exposed natural wood beams frame this luxurious, rustic living room. Large, multi-part cofee table stands before full height stone fireplace, with open views to the mountainside through floor to ceiling glass. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Cozy living room with lavish touches: marble and white wood fireplace surround, lush wood coffee table, thick cushioned seating, and large windows on both sides for natural lighting.

Cozy living room with lavish touches: marble and white wood fireplace surround, lush wood coffee table, thick cushioned seating, and large windows on both sides for natural lighting.

Modern look living room features white sofas with dark decorative pillows facing over rectangular grey ottoman. Detailed wall patterns wrap around marble fireplace.


Modern look living room features white sofas with dark decorative pillows facing over rectangular grey ottoman. Detailed wall patterns wrap around marble fireplace.

Minimalist, black, white, and beige theme unifies this living room, featuring lengthy white sofas, glass topped black coffee table, and dark grand piano to right.

Minimalist, black, white, and beige theme unifies this living room, featuring lengthy white sofas, glass topped black coffee table, and dark grand piano to right.

Dark exposed beams and colossal marble fireplace stand over this living room, featuring dark hardwood flooring, ornate traditional high back chairs, and array of French patio doors at right.

Dark exposed beams and colossal marble fireplace stand over this living room, featuring dark hardwood flooring, ornate traditional high back chairs, and array of French patio doors at right. Source: Zillow DigsTM

This lavish room is bursting with a variety of textures and tones, from dark wood coffee table and sofa frame, to brick patterns in hardwood floor, to gold drapes and tapestries over beige walls.

This lavish room is bursting with a variety of textures and tones, from dark wood coffee table and sofa frame, to brick patterns in hardwood floor, to gold drapes and tapestries over beige walls.

Marble topped, carved wood coffee table commands the center of this marble floored living room, with twin gold stained chairs standing before immense two story window.

Marble topped, carved wood coffee table commands the center of this marble floored living room, with twin gold stained chairs standing before immense two story window.

Here's another ultra lush living room, with detailed wood textures on gold walls and ceiling, with beautiful classical paintings covering wall surfaces.

Here’s another ultra lush living room, with detailed wood textures on gold walls and ceiling, with beautiful classical paintings covering wall surfaces. Traditional carved wood furniture includes angular couch and twin gold sofas, plus desk on right. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Luxurious open space living room holds this area surrounded in patterned, thick cushion furniture, centering on large carved wood coffee table beneath dome chandelier.

Luxurious open space living room holds this area surrounded in patterned, thick cushion furniture, centering on large carved wood coffee table beneath dome chandelier.

Here's the opposite view of the prior room, highlighting full height marble fireplace surround, glass end tables, and cherry wood framed French patio doors. Large mirrors flank fireplace for visual extension of the space.

Here’s the opposite view of the prior room, highlighting full height marble fireplace surround, glass end tables, and cherry wood framed French patio doors. Large mirrors flank fireplace for visual extension of the space.

 Warm earth tones contrast with white carpeting in this detailed living room. Dark hardwood tables and mantle pair with copper seating and green marble fireplace, with tasteful greenery all around.

 Warm earth tones contrast with white carpeting in this detailed living room. Dark hardwood tables and mantle pair with copper seating and green marble fireplace, with tasteful greenery all around.

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