Certain building blocks go into making a good living room—a sofa, chairs, coffee table, etc. A living room can’t be made complete with furniture alone. To enliven a room, there must be accessories. And while accessories vary greatly depending on the people who live there, there are five things that no living room is complete without.
Throw pillows are important for several reasons. The first is comfort. Even the most comfortable sofas and chairs can be made with extra pillows. Sometimes your back may need more support, or you may want to take a nap and have a pillow to rest your head-on. For whatever reason, a few pillows on a sofa or chair are worth having. The second reason is decorative. Pillows offer a great opportunity to bring different colors, textures, and patterns without much commitment. Pillows can be changed according to the seasons or whenever your mood is.
A Stylish Throw
Stylish throws, like pillows, have many functions. They are practical because you can curl them in the cold, but they are great for adding color to a room. If you find your sofa looks a little dull, you can quickly lift it by throwing a throw at it. They are also great for seasonal improvements. In winter, add a cozy faux fur or cable knit throw, and in summer try something lighter and brighter. You do not need to spend a lot of money, but the good quality will greatly enhance your decor.
Every living room should have something alive in it (except you). If you have a small budget, herbs are probably the solution, but if you do not want to spend a little money regularly, fresh flowers are amazing. Flower arrangements, regardless of their size, give the room instant life and look stunning on tables and coats.
Another great thing about flowers is that they are good for experimenting with colors that are not usually together. You can add flowers of any color to any room and they almost always look great.
Nothing makes candles so relaxing, so it is important to always have some candles on display. If you have a coat, you have a great opportunity to display different types of candles and hold them. Do not be afraid to have fun with candles and screens and be sure to change them with the season.
The most important thing you should have in your living room is personal and meaningful to you and everyone else in your home. This could be a piece of art, a photo, or some other special accessory. The idea is that this is not something that anyone can just go to a store and buy. This is what sets your living room apart from others and makes the room unique for your home.