Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of small living room ideas on a budget. 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 having a small living room on a budget?
- Cozy and intimate – a small living room allows for more a more intimate family bonding where activity is centered around the living area
- Easy to maintain – less space often means less clutter, making it easier for you to clean, maintain, and design
- More sustainable than a larger space – reduced monthly expenses on heating and cooling due to a smaller living space; eco-friendly
What are the main options for small living rooms on a budget?
- Seating Layout: rectangular, L-shaped, facing sofas, single seating furniture
- Seating Furniture: sofa (Chesterfield, sectional, Lawson style, track arm), slipper chair, ottoman, club chair, wire chair
- Tables: nesting, glass topped, C-shaped slide-under, wood slat, tiered, back painted glass, waterfall, vintage chest
- Features/Accents: indoor plants, wall art, area rug, accent wall, recessed bookcase, pass-through window, Dutch door, accent wall
- Lighting: floor lamp (arc, tripod), pendant light (bell jar, drum, cascade), chandelier (artichoke, sputnik), recessed lights
What follows are beautiful photos of small living rooms on a budget, along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy indoor decorating!
1. Teardrop Motif
Points of Interest ● sea salt tuxedo sofa multi-toned blue throw pillows and throw ● living room-kitchen pass through window showing the large decorative peacock blue milk painted spoon on kitchen wall ● white and shades of aqua teardrop patterned area rug calling back throw rug ● painted decorative wooden balls in hammered aluminum bowl with triangular base ● 2 genie bottle table lamps with black and gold ceramic painted base on end tables matching the round glass topped wooden coffee table
2. Geometric Pieces
Points of Interest ● gray track arm sofa with tufted seat and 2 oversized daiquiri green throw pillows ● lime green velvet ottoman with X legs ● porcelain tiled fireplace surround with dentil molding on mantel ● wooden geometric end table with 2 sculptural white ceramic vases ● Solaria “Bubbles” sputnik style chandelier ● white geometric patterned gray area rug calling back sofa and walls
3. Pentagon Terrarium
Points of Interest ● gray sectional sofa with 3 pairs of matching throw pillows and graphite throw ● glass pentagon terrarium on convenient C-shaped slide-under side table ● apricot tan leather slipper chair complementing the wood topped coffee table with steel tubular legs ● fiddle leaf fig tree in white terrazzo bowl planter ● white arc floor lamp over sofa
4. Waterfall Coffee Table
Points of Interest ● clear acrylic waterfall coffee table with wicker storage basket underneath ● white tufted back Cute-as-a-Button Erin chair ● wood boat-shaped fruit holder on coffee table ● yellow ceramic garden stool with artificial white hydrangeas in cube glass vase ● stainless steel tripod floor lamp with cream fabric shade
5. Compact Living Room
Points of Interest ● peach whip velvet sectional sofa with geometric patterned throw pillows ● geometric printed lift-off lid storage ottoman doubling as coffee table ● yellow laminate tray with curved handles calling back yellow lattice ceramic tapered vase ● matte white MDF sideboard with flat door panels ● 3 double-hung windows with multicolored vertical striped fabric covered cornice boards
Points of Interest ● white leather tuxedo sofa with 2 new damask patterned rectangle throw pillows ● black wood slat coffee table with square steel legs ● cool gray painted wood lattice wall art ● dried ornamental wild grass on 3-tier blue glass side table with gray steel frame ● fixed skylight providing natural light to windowless living room
7. Window Wall
Points of Interest ● light gray sectional sofa with gray fringed throw ● “Origami” coffee table with geometric metal base ● woven wicker topped iron nesting tables ● fabric roller shades on window wall and glass double door to balcony ● gray and white geometric patterned area rug on oak luxury vinyl floor ● matte black accent wall with yellow foliage art on canvas ● exposed concrete ceiling