Winter can seem three times longer than any other season when you’re cooped up inside and looking at the same four walls. If there were only some easy way to banish winter doldrums! Updating your living room furniture is a great way to focus your energy positively on an activity that can provide immediate and lasting benefits. Rearranging existing furnishings and adding a new piece or two can rejuvenate your room and put a smile on your face!
Getting started with your living room furniture rehab project doesn’t have to be difficult. You might have lots of ideas already and can’t decide which ones you’d like to follow. Many furniture retailers will be happy to help you with a free home furnishings design consultation. The great part about rejuvenating your space is that you can start anywhere; there is no right answer. We do have a few guidelines to help you begin, and then you can let your creativity take you from there.
First decide if existing pieces are going to be a part of your new space. If you would like to keep some existing furniture, decide which pieces need replacing. For example, replacing your sofa and re-grouping the end tables and occasional chairs can add a dramatic new effect to your room. It could be that you’d like to start completely from scratch. If this is the case, a design consultant can be helpful in discussing what furniture might best fit your lifestyle.
A key part of your planning is the decision on how much money to invest in your new furniture. Quality home furnishings will pay dividends over the years you enjoy their beauty and comfort. There are important characteristics to look for when purchasing quality furniture and these points can help you make apples to apples comparisons when you shop. Better-quality living room furniture offers these and other features: