How to Freshen a Living Room with the Right Accessories

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Making your home look and feel exactly how you want it to is vital. When you can do that, you’ll feel comfortable and relaxed, and you’ll have a sanctuary to enjoy when you’re having a difficult time. Your home needs to be perfect. 

One area to focus your attention on if you want to make some changes in your home is your living area.

Although every room in your house is essential to get right, starting with the living area, which is probably the place you spend most time in (barring the bedroom, but you’re asleep for most of that time), and therefore it will affect you – positively or negatively – in the most obvious way.

With that in mind, here are some of the best decorations to add to your living space to really bring it to life. 

How to Easily Refresh Your Living Room with Accessories


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Blinds can solve a multitude of problems that curtains cannot, and they look fantastic too. For example, if you have large picture windows, it will be hard to get curtains to fit, but you can easily get blinds that will work. Plus, because blinds can be adjusted, you’ll always have just the right amount of light coming into your living space, whether you want a lot of it or need to reduce it somewhat. 

 The other great thing about blinds is that they come in so many styles. Roman blinds are particularly popular, and Venetian blinds are always a good choice.

However, there are many other types of blinds, and they come in any colour or pattern you could ask for, meaning that you’ll easily be able to find something that works with the décor of your home and blends in just the way you want. 


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Your home is meant to reflect who you are and show your personality. That’s why, although neutral tones are great if you want to sell your home, while you’re living in it they might not be what you really want or what speaks to you. If that’s the case, go as bright and bold as you want. 

 When it comes to adding a personal touch to your home, one of the best things you can do is have your own photos around the place. These are the best way to display great memories from the past, which will boost your mood when you see them.

You can display your photos in any way that works for you, from big canvases to small frames on your mantelpiece and bookshelves. You can literally add your personality to your living space in this way


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Plants can give your living area a homely touch that brightens up the space and offers an attractive focal point. Even if you’re not overly enthused by gardening, taking care of houseplants needn’t be too much of a chore, especially if you deliberately opt for ones that don’t need a lot of care, such as succulents. 

 Plants in the home don’t just look great; they purify the air as well, keeping the place healthier for you and your family and friends. 

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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