5 Signs You Need to Redecorate Your Living Room

Image: English Blinds

Today’s featured guest post focuses on the signs to look out for when your living room is long overdue a revamp. Enjoy!

Your living room is a place where you relax after a long day.

Whether it’s for you to unwind in after a long, hard day, or a space in which to entertain visitors.

You want it to look its best.

After some time your living room can seem jaded and tired. This is the time to consider a redecoration. These are signs telling you that now is the right time to let go of the old items and replace them with new.

The Scheme is Dated

When you started decorating the living room, you had a theme in mind. You thought that the trend at that time would fit your place.

For a while, it looked great but now it just doesn’t have the same appeal anymore. Now’s the time to start researching a new colour scheme, some new furniture and home accessories

The Furniture is Worn

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As well as creating a pleasant living space, you also want it to feel comfortable.

If it does not make you feel that way anymore, you need to invest in new furniture.

You can donate the old furniture to certain charities or sell it of course.

Look for new items which offer back support so that even if you stay seated for a long time, you still feel comfortable. Check out pieces like distinctive Chesterfields for their quality and comfort. 

Not Enough Natural Light

You may need to replace or revamp the curtains and blinds if you feel that natural light is being impeded.

Living rooms feel much more spacious and easy to live in if they are light and bright.

Give your favourite room a feeling of space with the benefits of natural light. 

Too Much Clutter

Many people do not decorate their home all at once. They gradually add pieces to the living space and create their look over time.

Not everyone knows how to stop though! If you’re a hoarder or someone that impulse buys on a regular basis you will most likely end up with too much clutter.

You can barely move around. You might not even know why some of the things are there. As such, it is time to consider donating to charity or moving them to other areas in your house.

The Expanding Family 

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When you decorated your living room before, you only considered your comfort.

If your family has grown in size or age, their living requirements can change. The space has to adapt too. 

As such, it is time to redecorate to give more space for your children to play and hang out. 

What else tells you that the time is right to redecorate your living room?

-Featured Partner post

Jen Stanbrook
Jen Stanbrook

Jen is an award winning digital publisher and has been creating interiors and home decor content for over 10 years.
She has an insatiable love of home interiors, has worked with hundreds of brands, and currently supports many bloggers within the creative industries to share their expertise through writing.
She spends most of her time in her little garden office pod, has 2 daughters and 2 (fighting) cats.

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