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How to Create a Minimalist Living Room

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Your lounge room is likely to be one of the places you spend most of your time at home. The living room has many functions, but most importantly, it is somewhere you can escape the stresses of the outside world. 

Creating a calming vibe for your living room is an excellent way to get the most from this relaxing space. When you return home from work, it is much easier to get yourself comfortable in your living room when you have a peaceful space to enjoy. If you are looking for ways to create the ultimate relaxing living space in your home, choosing a minimalist décor style will help you achieve this. Here are some tips to bring a zen-like vibe to your home:

Start with a Declutter

Relaxation and clutter are two things that don’t work well together. To create a truly minimalist living room, it is a good idea to get rid of the clutter. Clutter not only takes up room in your home, but it also occupies space in your mind. Trying to relax in a clutter-filled home can feel like an impossible task, so taking some time to declutter your living room should make a big difference. If your living room is full of stuff, it may be easier to focus on decluttering one area at a time. Taking small steps towards achieving a clutter-free space can prevent the task from feeling overwhelming and make it easier to complete. Decluttering has such a transformative power and can make you feel instantly better about your living space and more relaxed when you spend time there.

Keep it Simple

Once you have decluttered your room, it is time to start bringing your new minimalist look together and transforming your living space. Adding some of your favorite objects and keepsakes is a great way to maintain some personality in the room without it becoming cluttered. It is a good idea to take care when adding things back into the room to prevent them from creating clutter. Even simple changes such as learning How to Hide Speaker Wires can help keep the room looking minimalist. This will ensure technology does not dominate the space and ruin your zen-like vibe. 

Choose Your Color Scheme

When most people think of minimalist décor, they imagine stark white walls and near-empty rooms. But, you could create your own version of minimalism and choose an alternative color scheme for your space. The main thing is that you find the paint colors you choose to make you feel relaxed, so neutral, natural tones are probably best if you are not keen on white walls. Choosing a color that you love for your walls is sure to make you feel instantly more relaxed whenever you see it, so it is also an excellent idea to let your taste guide you. Simple, painted walls are often better than wallpapers when creating a minimalist, relaxing space, as the pattern on the paper may be distracting and dominate the room. 

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