2017 living room inspiration

Gracie Allum : 23rd Dec 2016
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The lounge is one of the most-used rooms in your home, which is why successful living spaces combine form with function”, says The Block NZ co-host Shelley Ferguson.

Using Shelley’s 11 ways to love your living room we take a peek at some of the most stylish living areas on realestate.co.nz this month. Will you be inspired to makeover your lounge in 2017?

 

Sofa, so good

 

Sofa, so good

A stunning couch, like this one in Remuera, is a great way to add character to your living room.

 

 

Embrace mother nature

 

Embrace mother nature

Bring nature inside to add freshness and colour to your home. Consider fresh flowers, potted plants or low-maintenance succulents.

 

 

Pop of colour

 

Pop of colour in Pongakawa

Don’t be afraid of colour. Test the waters by introducing small touches like a bright rug, lamp or cushions.

 

 

50 shades of living

 

50 shades of living

If you prefer a monochrome colour palette, choose rugs, throws and artwork that add texture to the room, like this property in Kingsland.

 

 

Light it up

 

Light it up

Statement lighting is both functional and stylish. Consider pendant lighting or a floor lamp, like this property in Tamahere.

 

Read Shelley Ferguson’s 11 ways to love your living room.