HOW TO LUXE UP YOUR LIVING ROOM THIS SEASON

For many, the living room is the heart of the home - and a go-to space during the colder months. Somewhere to gather together and kick-back - preferably in front of a roaring fire with a glass of wine or hot chocolate...

If you fancy sprucing yours up for autumn/winter, the stylish folk at Delcor are here to help. Take note of their top tips and get snug!

COMFORT

Add texture, colour and layers with knitted blankets and throws. Oversized chunky knits will keep you toasty and they can be easily changed to suit the season and your decor. Layering is good, too, so invest in several, all differing in materials and colours so they complement each other. If your sofa is patterned, then go for single colours.

COLOUR

Forget grey and white this winter; it’s all about the colour. Add a touch of opulence and create a bold palette with rich, deep tones for the new season. Blues, forest green and brick red work well, either on their own or grouped together. Top prints for AW19 include orals, tropical and lavish thematic scenes. Opt for wallpaper, or be brave and invest in a statement sofa, chair or footstool.

LIGHTING

Set the mood with dimmable lights and lamps – both of which create soft, cosy lighting. Brass, bronze and glass lamps, tables and mirrors cleverly bounce the light around a room, making it twinkle on a winter’s night and creating the feeling of warmth. Make your mirror a focal point in your living room and go as large as the room can take, being creative with placing. Large, floor-standing mirrors are set to be popular in living rooms come the new season.

TEXTURE

Aside from the bedroom, the living room should be the most comfortable room in your home – especially during the chillier months. Soft velvets and warm merino wool provide a luxurious touch to upholstered pieces and soft furnishings. Delicately-soft nubuck leather is one of our go-to textures. Warm things up with fluffy cushions and patterned throws to create an inviting, seasonal look.

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