5 Basics Of Impressive Living Room Arrangement

The living room is where you spend the majority of your time relaxing, watching television, entertaining guests, or reading.

It’s the area of attention for everyone coming into your house, and thus, you must liven it up. Consider switching some things around and having the essentials to get an admirable transformation.   

Furnishing your new home or restyling your old front room, especially if you want everything altered, might be an overwhelming task. You may want to design your family room with breathtaking modern furniture, decors, and lighting. 

Here are five basics of impressive living room arrangement that’ll help transform and style up your front room:

5 Basics Of Impressive Living Room Arrangement

1. The Seating Furniture

Seating may be the most crucial part of your living room, given that this is where you spend most of your time.

Selecting the most comfortable seating is thus of importance, as it’ll make a big difference in your living area. The seating options to choose from include:

  • Sectional Sofas  

Sectional sofas are becoming increasingly popular as people switch from traditional sofas.

They’re large enough for people with a family, have convenient features providing room for a flexible layout, and are cheaper than paring sofas and arm or accent chairs.

  • Traditional Sofas 

If you’re a mix and match type of person, here’s an option for you. Having just one sofa may not be sufficient for your living room.

If you like entertaining many visitors, there won’t be enough seating space for everyone to rest. You may have to have more than one sofa to pair it with a loveseat, chair, or chaise.

  • Bean Bag Chairs 

Thanks to the Italian modernism movement, you now have a great seating invention.

You can add beautiful beanbags to your living room to give it a unique homely feel. They’re surprisingly comfortable with versatile features for different settings.

  • Accent Chairs And Recliners 

You can also use accent chairs and recliners to create an enticing atmosphere for everyone stepping foot in your living room.

These are great additions that give you more seating space. They’re no longer considered outdated as technological and fashion advancements have brought rise to various modern chairs and recliners.

2. Modern Living Room Decor

Decors with just the right forthright offer a warm and airy feel, but you may need a little more to liven up the place.

The lustrous dramatic decoration is the way to go if you love dark and moody themes with statement lighting and up-to-the-minute furnishings. 

Here are some of the decors to include:

  • Hero Rugs 

Rugs can transform your living room from a boring dark theme to refreshing and seducing colors. They build visual contrast, anchor, and add texture to the room.

Rugs assist in trapping dust, warm feet when cold, keeping furniture in place, and protecting wood floorings.

  • Wall Art 

If you’re an art lover, there’s no better way to express yourself than mounting your walls with beautiful art that has some meaning to you or your family.

For instance, a painting of a place you’d want to visit or have already toured. You can choose from printed to framed art and other artistic embellishments.

Don’t be caught up in the moment; select art that complements your walls and furnishings.

  • Wallpapers 

You’ll love this! Wallpaper saves you the time and resources put into the painting. They’re easy to clean and exist in different materials, not forgetting the visual appeal. 

  • Throw Pillows 

Use throw pillows to add a personal cozy style to the room. Not only do they provide you with comfort and support, but they allow you to mix and match different colors and textures in your sitting area.

To maintain the style, swap the pillows every once in a while, throughout the season.

3. Modern Tables For Your Living Room

  • Side And End Tables 

Side tables are a bit larger than end tables, but either will look good in your living room. Don’t shy from investing in such essentials as they’re convenient for resting beverages, storing books, and a place for lamps.

  • Coffee Table 

A coffee table is an essential addition to your front room unless you intend on holding onto your cup all through a conversation with one of your guests. They’re also a great place to rest your legs after a long day’s work and will help you arrange your sofas and chairs.

  • Accent Tables 

Just like accent chairs, accent tables contribute more to the style and design of the room than function. When you set out to buy one of these, consider your home design and other furniture. 

4. Media Stand

Most people have adopted the TV hanging strategy. However, media consoles are still in fashion and are a good strategy for storing your devices.

They have several sections where you can place electronics, display pictures, or put other things. You’ll have to figure out what your needs are before purchasing one. 

In the event you feel like you need more than just a stand, there are other options you could go for, not typical but would still add to the style:

  • A consulate table
  • A chest
  • A dresser
  • A TV easel
  • A bookcase
  • A bench

Remember to match whichever stand you opt for with the rest of your furnishings to achieve the impressive look you’re aiming for.

5. Living Room Lighting

Although there may be another overhead lighting in your living room, you may still want to add a floor lamp, a table lamp, or another accent lighting to your collection.

A well-lit family room should have enough lighting to illuminate all the corners. The extra lighting isn’t entirely necessary but will modify your family room’s look, design, and feel.

Depending on the look you’re going for, you may want to choose:

  • An oversized-statement floor lamp
  • Vintage scones and antique chandelier
  • A dreamy well-perforated Moroccan lantern
  • Candlelight, as an addition to any other lighting scheme.
  • Sculptural and transparent lighting


Generally, the living room is one of the largest rooms in the house. This is where all the home action takes place, and to make it warm, comfortable, and welcoming, you may need most, if not all, the essentials are taken into account. Don’t mind getting a new set of chairs or incorporating extra lighting to adjust the atmosphere and mood of your family room. 

So, get these basic furnishes and achieve the impressive living room arrangement you long for. It’s worth the while!

Julie Higgins
Julie is a Staff Writer at momooze.com. She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.