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Chairs for Living Room

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In Victorian times, the room reserved for both formal and informal social gatherings was called the parlour. Today, that room is called the living room, and it can be used as a formal space for hosting social gatherings or a more casual area to spend time with family.

Regardless of how you use your living room, decorating a new living room or redecorating an existing living room can either be really fun or really stressful, depending on how prepared you are before shopping.

And who better to help you prepare than the experts? We sat down with design gurus Jan Halvarson and Earl Einarson from Poppytalk and Maria Killam, blogger and author of the best-seller, How to Choose Paint Colours – It’s All in the Undertones, to figure out the Dos’ and Don’ts of decorating your living room.

Do consider the size of the room

Halvarson and Einarson want you to remember that “the scale of the room is super important you wouldn’t want to buy a chair that was too big for the space, for instance.” Killam recommends that you “measure your space and carry a measuring tape. The scale of furniture in large showrooms can be so deceiving.”

Do think about the overall style you want for the room

According to Halvarson and Einarson: “if you love modern design, then you wouldn’t pick something with a country feel. Think about the general style you’re trying to achieve and then go from there. Not to say you can’t mix styles, and too much of one type of collection can be boring. But the main pieces should reflect the style you’re going for, and then pieces like end tables or pillows can be thrown in for a more refined look.”

Do think about a colour scheme

As a colour expert, Killam added that, “if you have a mostly neutral space, consider injecting some colour and/or pattern in your accent chairs. If you don’t get the colour right, they will only detract from your space visually. Accent chairs should coordinate with your sofa.”

Don’t shy away from a statement piece

Find a piece you love and borrow elements from it to contribute to your overall design scheme. Whether it’s a big, comfy couch; a great piece of wall art; or a gorgeous accent chair, seeing a piece you love in your living room can reinforce that this is your home. While it’s never a bad idea to stick to tried-and-true design principles, it’s equally important to incorporate a bit of who you are into your design, too.

Don’t be closed-minded when it comes to furniture placement

Halvarson and Einarson want you to start thinking outside of the box. “Furniture shouldn’t be placed against walls just because the walls are there. Think about a focal point first, then create cozy sitting arrangements around that.”

Thinking about these guidelines as you shop for your living room furniture will help make your overall experience much more enjoyable. But even when you’ve nailed down scale and colour, there are still many living room chair styles on the market now so how do you find the right one?

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