Living Rooms to Love

While we all might want pretty rooms in our homes, they need to be livable too. In the living room, it’s important to have comfortable furniture arranged to create conversation areas. And if the room is large enough, maybe even a space for a reading nook or a desk too. Here’s a collection of living rooms to love in a variety of styles.

Beautiful green and blue combine to create a cheery cottage style living room. Large windows and architectural details provide plenty of interest in this stunning room!

Beach Style Living Room by Kennebunk Design-Build Firms Bowley Builders


Neutral decor looks somewhat elegant yet relaxed in this living room. Great texture in the rug underfoot is a good choice for wear and tear. The stone fireplace is set off by the painted bead board and white trim.

Living Room by Madison Interior Designers & Decorators Jules Duffy Designs


A fun, colorful area rug sets the theme for this eclectic living room. It’s balanced by the large chandelier overhead. The cute puppy is a charming accessory along with the floral pillows!

Santa Monica Interior Designers & Decorators Alison Kandler Interior Design


Another eclectic living room, but this one is a little more subdued and casual, but equally pretty. This arrangement would be great for a first apartment or starter home.

Eclectic Living Room by Toronto Photographers Valerie Wilcox: Photographer


Sectionals are the perfect choice when you want to fit as much seating in a room as possible. This one is floated off the wall allowing it to be centered under the window which creates a symmetrical look.

Room by Los Angeles Interior Designers & Decorators Burnham Design


Do you prefer a more formal living room? This one has soft appeal with touches of pale blue and pink.

Lynnfield Interior Designers & Decorators Yvonne Blacker Interiors


Statement pieces can really make a living room come alive, and this one has 2 of those pieces. The rich painted dresser and the elegant leather chair take center stage in a corner of the living room.  The checkerboard floor adds an eclectic vibe.

Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Summer Loftin Antiques


A country style living room has plenty of charm with its chippy armoire and colorfully patterned couch. Beautiful beams overhead create a cozy, intimate space.

New York Architects & Building Designers Mark P. Finlay Architects, AIA


An impressive fireplace and ceiling beams create a retreat-style vibe in this living room decorated in neutral tones.

Photo by Dalgleish Construction Company 


And finally, a pretty gray living room with a few pops of fun color!

Photo by Ann Lowengart Interiors

I hope you enjoyed this round-up of living rooms. Do you have a favorite?


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  1. Being so eager for Spring, your first post of the pretty Kennebunk Design room is gorgeous. So cheery. Well, and just when I thought I was giving up on blue, as we had so much of it in the 80’s, I liked the Los Angeles and Lynnfield Interiors too. So pretty!

  2. I like Room by Los Angeles Interior Designers & Decorators Burnham Design the best! I love blues and whites. I would love to do my living room in that color. I also like the Santa Monica Interior Designers & Decorators Alison Kandler Interior Design, only cause of the dog in the picture looks just like my dog, Spunky…lol!

    Thanks for sharing these, Jennifer.

  3. The Alison Kandler is my favorite — all except the color of the couch. It wouldn’t flatter my red hair! But I love the bright and happy space and all the varied layers and textures. It’s wonderful!

  4. I always love reading your comments that accompany the beautiful photos of rooms you find on Houzz, Jennifer. I learn so much about decorating from what you point out. I couldn’t choose just one from these beauties because I love them all!

  5. I like the one with the little dog the best. It looks as if you could just relax and be comfortable there. I like the colours and the layering. Some of the others are attractive but look more as if they are for show than for living in. To me it is more important that a space be welcoming and comfy than in vogue.

  6. I’m fed up to my ears with gray, white, and blue. Delighted to see appealing rooms, many loaded with color. Thanks.

  7. All are beautiful but tell me… I never see one that has to decorate around a recliner. Do they none have husbands? ????

  8. The beach house look is probably my favorite. Love the colors and the brightness of the room. A room should have furniture that is comfortable enough for a nap. Oh yes, the dreaded recliner…it’s difficult to find one that doesn’t scream discount furniture…ha! We have a wing chair style recliner and it actually doesn’t look too bad.

  9. Unfortunately, most husbands don’t want a wing back recliner, they want one of those puffy, marshmallow, brown “leather” things that are impossible to decorate around. That’s when a man cave comes in handy – a man cave with a door. 🙂 I love nearly every one of these living rooms but my favorite has to be the one with the big beams. Always wanted to live in a house with beams but never have and since I’m old, no doubt never will. But, we can dream, can’t we?

  10. Love the Santa Monica Design’s. That rug is to die for, and so is that precious puppy. Reading the funny comments above about recliners. That is so true. My husband mentions getting a recliner, and I cringe. A designer really does need to design one that is aesthetically pleasing. Now, there is a challenge.

  11. Love all of these ideas for living rooms. I could take from each room and make it my own. I have recently moved into a mobile/manufactured home and while it is very spacious surprisingly in all the rooms except the living room. I am having a hard time trying to find something that will look great but be small with enough seating for at least 4 people. This post has given me some great ideas thank you.