5 Living Room Decorating Ideas That You Will Absolutely Love!

Readers, you are long due for a tour of our living room. Yes, I have almost finished the redo, but there are a few little things that I just haven’t gotten to yet, and they are holding me up! I’m hoping to get everything finalized to share with you soon! But in the meantime, when Julie Austin asked to share a post on living room decorating ideas, I thought maybe I might get even more ideas for ours! HA! And I was most certainly right! Check it out…

The living room is called the living room for a reason. It’s that part of your home where you can just sit back and enjoy comfortable hours of leisure time with your friends and family. You can watch long hours of television on a snowy day even take a nap every day for some time. 

Therefore, your living room should be a room which would display tons of comfort and an atmosphere of tranquility. Often we tend to confuse how we should go about decorating the living room with how we should not go over budget at the same time. Check out these 5 amazing ideas to decorate your living room as per your desire!

Go Contemporary

Contemporary color patterns are always fun. Home décor experts consider decorating the living room to be the best room in your home; you can get as  creative as you want!

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From wall hangings to decoration pieces; from bookshelves to furniture; you can experiment with it all.  However, you need to make sure that the overall look of your living room does not go out of proportion, as this will get awkward.

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On Refreshing Your Home…with New Light Fixtures!

Chances are, if you built your home, you picked out all of your own light fixtures. You tailored each of them to the space they were installed in, and probably even arranged your decor in that particular room to compliment those light fixtures. Am I right?

But if you’re like me, and you bought your home after it had been previously lived-in, you may have ended up with a few light fixtures that were…less than ideal. If you’re nodding your head right now, I have JUST the solution for you.

Parrot Uncle.

“Who’s uncle? He does lights?” my husband questioned.

“No no no! ParrotUncle.com!”

I got a raised eyebrow on that one, folks. That is, until I showed him the site.

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The first set of lights that I’ve been looking to replace since we moved into our home almost 3 years ago are the track lights that are in our kitchen. They are dated, they are dingy, and they are HOT. And come on now, y’all, who wants to stand over the stove and take THAT heat PLUS have heat beating down on you from above? Not me!

See what I mean?

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Now sure, I could run down to Home Depot, which is about 10 minutes away, and grab some lights to replace these with. I’m sure they would be nice.

But, I’m not looking for some run-of-the-mill standard lights. I had something specific in mind. So I decided to look at the pendant lighting from Parrot Uncle and see what I might find.

The website itself is SO easy to navigate. I knew I specifically wanted some pendant lights, and it was as easy as going to ceiling lights, then pendant lights, and then I narrowed it down to the Vintage Industrial category. (You can also narrow things down by price, material, color, height and number of lights!)

And look what I found…

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