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Use creative skills to update your living room

January 3, 2016 Home Improvement


They say that necessity is the mother of invention and when it comes to bringing changes into your home a little creativity can go a long way.

Obviously, new homes in Chelmsford that feature up to the minute specifications shouldn’t need any changes for quite a while. However, those of us living in older properties know that each room needs an update or freshen up every now and again.


How much it costs to transform a living room depends on the current state of the room and what you would like to change. It stands to reason that any structural work can involve significant outlays and an amount of disruption to your daily routine.


When it comes to your living room you do not want it to be out of bounds for any amount of time. So, using small creative ideas can be the perfect answer – as they can be very cost effective and often involve tasks that you can do yourself.



Simply painting a room can create a huge change to its dynamic and look. Painting is something you can do yourself – you can also use your imagination by implementing a variety of different shades also. Choosing a new colour scheme can alter the whole feel of a room. From lifting darker spaces with little natural light into a room that feels more open and inviting – to actually creating a warmer atmosphere in a room that feels too cold or clinical.



A living room is often defined by the furniture that is in it. Modern styles can suit a room where a large screen TV is the centre of attention and older classic styles can make the most of a period property.


The easiest and cheapest way to put some creative ideas into action is to simply rearrange where everything is in your living room, that way you can literally look at things from a new angle!



The way a room is lit defines its character and makes it suitable for the way we want to use it. You can also be extremely creative with lighting – from installing hardwired ceiling and floor lights right through to rearranging lamps and candles.


The methods you choose to light up your living room can make all the difference to how well the rest of your interior design ideas come together.


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