We selected beautiful and small living rooms for you in this gallery. You can get ideas from these examples. Here are small living room designs from popular home bloggers or interior designers.
We try to find the best examples from popular designers and decorators.
1Designed by Kristi, The Pickled Rose
2Designed by Amanda, Colorful Boho Home
3Designed by Erica Mueller
4Keep the Base Light
The walls, the floor and the furniture… Choose all of them to be light in color to brighten up the space and make it look much more open. Use colors and patterns only as the accent in small amounts.
5Designed by Amanda Lindroth
6Designed by Brandon Architects
7Designed by Kristy & Paul Benson
Minimalist style is perfect for small living rooms as it generally includes light and natural color palettes along with simple and subtle objects. In this case, less is more. Using less furniture and decor will make your space appear much bigger.
9Designed by Brianne Penney
10Designed by Tina Bousu
11Designed by Rivers Spencer
In small living rooms, it is a good idea to use lower and smaller furniture which will make the room look open rather than tall and big ones that cramp up the space.
13Designed by Courtney Equall
14Designed by Marzena Marideko
15Designed by Brianne Penney
Neutral and earthy tones are good choices for small spaces as they make the room appear open and large. With only a few soft accent colors, you can add a character to your living room.
17Designed by Ashleigh
18Designed by Tammy
19Designed by Anna Haines Design Ltd
Clear lines of the Scandinavian style are great for small spaces. Furniture that is high above the ground with exposed legs can also help the space look more open.
21Designed by Rachel Reider Interiors
22Designed by Jade & Anthony
23Designed by Zoe Feldman
Separating the seating area from the dining area will organize your small living room and help the space look free of clutter.
25Designed by The Collective
26Designed by Courtney Affrunti
27Designed by Melissa, Sanabria & Co
Dark colors tend to make a space look smaller. So, if you have a small living room, think about painting only one wall a dark color as an accent to create contrast and depth.
29Designed by Claire, Centered by Design
30Designed by Nicole
31Designed by Jodi
We continue to list small living room ideas. Instead of closets or cupboards that make a room much smaller, choose open shelving systems to store decor objects or books.
33Designed by Home with Kelsey
34Designed by Rosewood Interiors
35Designed by Cyn
Unpainted wood used in furnishings along with neutral-toned sofas can design the subtle and simple base of a small living room, making room for colorful decor to make it lively and fun.
37Designed by Jamie Keskin Design
38Designed by BHDM Design
39Designed by NB Design Group
To avoid making a small living room even smaller, choose lightweight décor such as metal light fixtures and transparent curtains to go easy on the eyes.
41Designed by Pure Salt Interiors
42Designed by Kim Scodro Interiors
43Designed by Cait Pappas
Using light and soft shades of blue instead of neutral colors will make a small space appear open while giving it a calm and warm vibe.
45Designed by Emilie Fournet Interiors
46Designed by Project 22 Design Inc
47Designed by Paula Daher
Utilize the corners of a small living room by placing low shelves to hold books. If you choose them to be the same colors as your walls, you can make them disappear into the background and make the room appear much bigger.
49Designed by Tanna By Design
50Designed by Melissa Manzardo Hryszko
51Designed by Nina
Light shades of grey are a good idea to decorate a small living room for those who are not in favor of using color.
53Designed by Katharine Paravicini Interiors
Clear lines of the modern style as well as the reflective metals help open and brighten up the space, making it look clean and simple.
If you have a piece of decor that has big patterns, make it the focal point of the room and keep everything else neutral and simple such as this black and white patterned rug in the middle of a grey and white living room.
Using warm tones only as the accent color can help make your small living room cozy and inviting.
Using only white in a small living room is the easiest but the most efficient option to make the space look bigger and brighter.
Using black can be tricky in a small living room decor. You can paint only one wall to contrast the white walls to add depth to the room. Choosing a few décors in black would complement the accent wall without making the room gloomy.
59Darks and Lights
Mixing the right amount of dark and light colors in a small living room can be enough contrast to make the room feel open.
60Horizontal and Vertical Lines
Using horizontal and vertical lines in furniture and on the walls in a small living room would make the room appear larger in size.