Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of cheerful living room ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of cheerful living rooms?
- Daily happiness – adding loved accent pieces or colors that cheer you up can instantly lighten up your mood and put a smile on your face every day
- Explore the possibilities – with so many ways to bring joy into your living room, you get to practice on your own canvas and see what works best for you…at your own pace
- Budget friendly – simple additions that you love can instantly change your living room into a cheerful retreat and it doesn’t have to be expensive
What are the main options for cheerful living rooms?
- Wall and Window Treatments – wallpaper (botanical, floral, patterned, textured), accent wall (painted), wall art (botanical print, abstract brush stroke acrylic painting, retro posters, embroidered silk tapestry), painted rail molding, window treatments (cafe style curtains, floral pattern curtains, sheer)
- Joyful Accent Furniture – floral patterned coffee table, zebra print Louis XVI armchair, footstool with long tassel skirt, coffee table with abstract art print
- Colorful Accents – painted fanlight tracery, colored glass bottles, decorative moss balls, indoor plants, throw pillows, rugs (Persian area rug, paint splat rug)
- Lighting – chandeliers, lamps (floor lamps, table lamps), natural light (large clerestory window, window walls), mirrors (accent mirror, mirrored panel divider with geometric overlay)
What follows are beautiful photos of cheerful living rooms along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy indoor decorating!
1. Flowers in Bloom
Points of Interest ● blue turquoise trim separating vintage botanical and twill-textured wallpaper ● window with turquoise frame calling back fanlight tracery ● blooming branches in brown glazed ceramic vase on top of side table with gold-finished base ● 2-panel mirror divider with white geometric-patterned overlay ● wall-mounted architectural black and white photograph with distressed gilded frame
2. Blue and White
Points of Interest ● wan blue living room wall calling back French door and window frames in blue mist ● white wood plank coffee table with square legs ● 2 silver green square floor pillows complementing chevron patterned area rug ● wood-framed mirror and distressed baluster table lamp on light wood commode with drawers ● artwork and white flowers on two-tone French country console table
3. Full of Sunshine
Points of Interest ● large clerestory window with muntins under white beadboard cathedral ceiling ● window walls with natural woven grass blinds below transom windows ● 2 side by side tufted ottoman cocktail tables in pale peach with bun feet ● blue ceramic lamps with linen shades on 2-tier round wooden side tables with saber legs ● accent armchairs with printed upholstery facing ottoman tables
4. Green Thumb
Points of Interest ● framed green beetle and black butterfly on wallpapered wall ● distressed antique step ladder behind white sofa ● clear glass hurricane vase and blue and white ceramic tea cups on metal-framed black coffee table with bottom shelf ● white distressed buffet hutch with dentil molding ● Boston fern in limestone urn planter
5. Door Shutters
Points of Interest ● natural wood bifold interior paneled shutters and louvered exterior shutters on French doors to balcony ● rectangular mirrored gallery tray on black coffee table with metal base ● ornamental cast plaster molding on white ceiling ● wide-framed shield shaped wall mirror leaning on living room wall ● white ottoman storage stools with curved sides
6. By the Sea
Points of Interest ● operable clerestory windows over French door with sidelights and fractional grilles ● picture windows with white blinds and upholstered window seat doubling as daybed ● wooden candlesticks on marble-topped Parsons coffee table ● blue and white porcelain vase on lipped round side table ● white armchairs with blue floral footstools
7. Airy Feel
Points of Interest ● framed embroidered silk tapestry above beige sofa ● 2 imitation bamboo ceramic pitcher flower vase on woven rattan coffee table ● light tan plaid upholstered armchair with ottoman ● cafe style curtains over windows with classical craftsman moldings ● bluewash walls and ceiling with white moldings and painted beams