To make everyone’s stay in your home comfortable, you need to make sure your living room is cozy and interesting, so the atmosphere would always be pleasant. The best possible way to make this room more inviting is to engage in small DIY projects that will light up the mood immediately.
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Play with Silhouettes
Silhouettes are always a fun way to decorate your home and make it more enigmatic. For example, if you think that your TV is alone and that the background is dull and boring, it is time to play with some crafts. Choose drawings, images, photos and some inspirational word art or messages for wall decoration. You can even create art in your favourite shapes made out of wire. Find the inspiration on websites of the companies that sell homeware and art for home, such as Tysiza. In order to add silhouettes to these and blend them in, you will need some black art paper that will be glued to the back of the picture. Use some spray adhesive to make the silhouette and enhance to borders of the images. By giving each image different borders you are making your living room more entertaining and mysterious on the first glance.
Art Piece Jewelry Box
If you have a lot of accessories, no storage for them and an empty wall in your living room, there is a simple solution for all three of these problems. Make an art piece jewelry box that will be a great addition to the room, bringing the artistic mood, and a safe and unique place for hiding your jewelry. For this little project you can either buy an art piece or paint one yourself. To make the box, you will need a few wooden boards, screws, hooks and magnets, and of course all of your jewelry. Get some help from your family, and together make this magnificent jewelry box, save up some space and have a refreshing painting in your living room.
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Recycling and repurposing wooden materials is always a favor to the environment and you can get nice new pieces in your home. For example, if you have lots of wooden pallets just lying around your garage, or you simply want a unique piece of furniture, you should consider some of the numerous ways of repurposing pallets. For example, you can turn these into fun wall fixtures for storing books and photos; you can build a small coffee table by layering the pallets together; making simple furniture is also an option: layer pallets into different levels, cover them with cushions and you will have a comfy spacious couch for a movie night. Another great idea is combining pallets with some metal and making pallet racks for placing your TV, along with other devices around it and some plants and photos for your living room.
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Cute small ottomans are always welcome in your living room because they can have many purposes. Firstly, they are a great decorative piece that can easily introduce color and life into the room without being too flashy. Secondly, these are always useful when it comes to additional seating arraignments, especially if there are a lot of people and you want to avoid sitting on the floor. And lastly, they can be unique storage unit that no one will notice. Additionally, these are incredibly easy to make; all you need is a foldable storage ottoman, fabrics of your choice and some cute buttons and glue. After this short project is done, your living room will instantly become more comfortable with a touch of elegance.
For this simple project all you need are some old artistic plates that your grandmother left you. Choose different sizes of plates in contrasting colors and simply glue them together. After they have dried you can either hang them on the wall or display them on the shelves and completely change the dynamic of the living room.
Decorating a house has never been an easy job. But when you all participate and make something on your own, it is well worth it. Engage in some of these projects and make your living so inviting that you will never want to leave it.