One of the most popular rooms in any home is the living room, and the furniture is an important aspect of making the place modern, elegant and homey at the same time. Every home has a different set of furniture and this is because people are free in their creativity to furnish their rooms any way they like. Here are some tips and ideas to use your living room furniture the best way to achieve the look you want in the space.
First of all, make sure that you have all the items in the room in a set of odd numbers. If you have pillows on the coach, have either 3 or 5. If you have a coffee table in the room, arrange three nice candlesticks or add a beautiful flower vase with fresh blooming flowers in it. Of course for chairs you can add pairs, but don't overdo what you have in the room in pairs.
Depending on the style you want to create in your living room, avoid having too many different types of furniture and items in it. For example if you want a classic and traditional style, then avoid any art deco or rustic elements in it as they will look out of place. If you are after a futuristic look, then old sconces will not look the part in the room.
Have several furniture pieces scattered throughout the room, but avoid having them too near to each other. Cluttering and overcrowding the room with furniture will not serve you well.
Just because you might have a particular style in mind, it doesn't mean that you can't make your living room cozy by placing a few small items that enhance the decor of the place. Add some wall decorations and a few knickknacks that will make the room looked lived in and homey. Look at your room with fresh eyes and see what is missing from the modern look you want to achieve. Modern can be actually any style as long as it is fresh, cozy and homey looking, as well as elegant.