Cozy Living Rooms That Will Relax You Immediately

Display Used Books

Old books make a place cozier and more personal. Consider displaying your worn books on an open shelf unit if you've been collecting them for a while or inherited them.

Warm Up Hard Surfaces

Warm up a living room with hardwood floors or stone tile and plenty of glass like this one with incredibly soft couches and velvet.

Display Conversation-Starters

his colorful and inviting living room by designer has several conversation-starters, creating a nice and welcoming atmosphere.

Give It a Golden Glow

For intimacy, Callaway divided the area into zones, applied soft buttery glaze on the walls to give it a golden light, and stacked rich but calm materials.

Flea Market Finds Interrupt Modern Staples

If your living area is mostly modern, add some shabby chic pieces like this casual wooden stool or an antique statement piece. This grandfather clock is spectacular.

Channel the Forest

Your living area will feel more natural with lush greens and leaf theme cloth. A large cushioned ottoman and lots of natural light make this living room's nature-inspired cues cozier.

Separate an Open Space

This living space is relaxed and crisp thanks to a modular sofa, white painted paneling, and beachy layered materials.

Evoke the Past

Modern elements and restored architecture blend in this charming upstate New York farmhouse sitting room. Its antiques evoke simpler times.

Embrace Size and Existing Pieces

The business painted light pink columns on the mantel and chose a beautiful Art Deco floral rug in matching hues to compliment the quirky tiles surrounding the firebox.

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