Your living room is your sanctuary. Of course, you want it to look great, but you also want it to be comfortable for everyone who spends time there. Whether that’s friends and family, or just you alone at the end of a long day; whether your living room doubles as your dining area; whether you’re looking for style inspiration for your first apartment or trying to makeover your home with small changes or renovations, knowing what works can help give you ideas on how to make the best use of the space in ways that fit your lifestyle.

If you find yourself coming up short when it comes to design concepts for your living room, think about other rooms in the house instead. A bedroom is a lot more compact than a living room – so taking cues from how you furnished your bedroom can give you some ideas for what to do with the living room. For example, if you bought a small bedside table that was the perfect height and size for your nightstand, but it’s just too short of using as a side table anywhere else, then it might be just the thing to place by the left arm of your sofa.

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Or think about using something from another room in another way – are there any coffee tables or end tables that are no longer being used? Maybe they were part of a set that included items like lamps or media cabinets; perhaps their design didn’t work well with existing decor; maybe they’re simply no longer needed now that their former owners have moved on to other things. Pulling a table out of storage and putting it to work in your living room can make for an easy, inexpensive renovation.

A wrought iron table is another option that’s both stylish and affordable; it’s also one that brings with it a lot of possibilities. For example, you could use it as a small snack or drinks table near the sofa – like the aforementioned side table – but because the design is so much more eye-catching than traditional wood furniture, using it as a centerpiece can help to liven up what might otherwise be perceived as boring living room decor.



If anyone who comes over comments on how cute your new metal centerpiece looks, then that should be proof enough that this was the right move. It will also help to convince you that a wrought iron table is the right choice for your living room.

The next step will be to decide what kind of design you want on your tabletop, and this can vary from table to table. Wrought iron furniture typically comes with either a rustic or antique look, but there are ways to get it done if you have something else in mind. You could go with a custom design or even paint the piece yourself if it’s made of metal. If you really want a new design without paying extra for things like shipping and handling, going online can help give you access to everything from different styles of materials to different finishes. That way, when it comes time to bring home your new centerpiece for the living room, all that’s left is to get it into place.

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Claire is a blogger, writer, and designer with a passion for making the most out of any space. She's worked in interior design and maintenance for over a decade, and has learned how to make the most of even the smallest room. Claire shares her expertise, where she offers tips and tricks for creating beautiful, functional spaces on any budget. When she's not blogging or designing, Claire enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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