Tips to Decorate a Small Living Room

In This Post:
Choose White Colour Scheme
Use Reflection of Mirrors
Add a Pop of Colour to Your Space
Carefully Choose Furnishings

A living room is one of the most frequently used parts of a home. It is the place where people spend most of their time, relaxing, watching TV, and chit-chatting with other family members. A poorly decorated living space can make things uncomfortable, ruining your entire family time and even leaving a bad impression on your guests. Even if you have a small home, you can work on a lot of different ideas to make it feel more functional.

So, if you are facing a similar situation and want to improve the way your home looks and feels, then you have made it to the right post. Here we are going to give you some of the best tips to decorate your small living room, which may help you to breathe new life into your home.

Now, without further ado, let’s get the ball rolling!

How to Decorate a Small Living Room

Here we have listed down and discussed some really creative small living room decor ideas. Check them out!

  • Paint Everything White
  • Install Mirrors on the Walls
  • Make Your Space Colourful
  • Choose Your Furnishings Wisely

Paint Everything White

Choose White Colour Scheme
White colour reflects light more effectively and it can make your living room look bigger

Choose a white colour scheme for your small living space and select furnishings according to it. Painting everything white can make your room look cool. Since white colour reflects light more effectively, it can make your living room look bigger. 

By adding a hint of black colour, you can also come up with a highly attractive monochromatic theme for your space. The white theme of your room will also help you to amp up the element of minimalism in your decor if you are fond of keeping things simple and clean.

Install Mirrors on the Walls

Install Mirrors in your small living room
Mirrors can create illusions of extra square footage in your room

As shown in the picture above, mirrors can create illusions of extra square footage in your room. They can also be used to beautify your space. This is why installing mirrors is one of the best ways to decorate your small living room. 

The placement of mirrors is very important. You can install them on the walls that are in front of the windows. The reflection of windows during the daytime will help you get more natural light within your living space, decreasing your dependency on artificial lighting arrangements. On a side note, you may also like reading about some of the most creative living room lighting ideas.

Make Your Space Colourful

Make Your Space Colourful
Decorate your space with multicolour items and household accessories

With a dash of colour you can easily give your living space a fresh new look. It is also the best way to make your home feel more lively. In the picture above, you can see how cleverly they have used colours in their space. To add a pop of colour to your home, you can even go for installing colourful wallpapers, which is a more economical solution than entirely repainting the walls.

You can even keep the walls white and upgrade other things like decorating your space with multicolour items and household accessories. Changing sofa covers is another good option to give a new and more colourful look to your small living room.

Choose Your Furnishings Wisely

Carefully Choose Furnishings for small living room
Try to use smaller and more practical furniture items

When it comes to picking furniture items for a small space, you have to be very careful. The look and functionality of your home greatly rely on the furnishings you choose. Try going for smaller and more practical items like multipurpose furniture. You can also work on these amazing space storage and furniture ideas.

You can also revamp your furniture within a limited budget. Check out our blogs on the best furniture items you can purchase under PKR 10,000 and tips to buy used furniture in Pakistan. This is how you won’t be putting a dent in your wallet while working on tips on how to decorate a small living room.

Now that we have listed and discussed some of the most creative small living room decor ideas, it’s time for us to wrap up. If you have any queries or want to give us any feedback on the tips shared above, feel free to drop us an email at

Meanwhile, you may also like to read about the top seven furniture and home decor trends in Pakistan and tips for buying home furniture online.

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