Just because the living room does not have enough natural lights does not mean that you should settle for a dark room. It is a common dilemma among interior designers and while a renovation of the room can solve the problem, there are many decorative tricks that can turn a dark living room bright. Well-lit living room does not only make the house inviting but it also improves the well being of the occupants. For example, a bright room can reduce stress levels and improve moods. These simple tricks involve playing with color and some accessories.
A HIGH GLOSS CEILING
This is one of the best ways of making room brighteners. A high gloss ceiling works better by reflecting light well and it also adds an unexpected element in the living room.
HANG AROUND PLENTY OF MIRRORS.
Hanging mirrors in the living room doubles the amount of sunlight in the room by reflecting light to all directions. A tip on doing this is by hanging large mirrors directly opposite the largest window of the living room. Also, arranging an array of small mirrors can also help to lighten dark places such as staircases.
There are a lot of options when it comes to using the window and one of the best is by choosing bright coloured and bright curtains. Ditch the dark and heavy curtains.
Adding silver or gold accessories is one of the easy ways of improving a dreary space. Adding a light fixture, a metallic mirrors or a metallic piece of art can improve the reflection of light in the living room.
TRIM TREES AROUND THE LIVING ROOM WINDOW
For the living room to be bright, light must be able to reach the living room. Therefore, make sure that all the bushes and trees around the living room windows are trimmed from time to time, as they can sometimes be the reason for the lack of light in the living room.
BRIGHT COLORED CARPET AND RUG
A brightly coloured carpet automatically makes the room look bright. Although this is for the light-hearted, when it comes to cleanliness, it does not necessarily have to be white or grey. Some colors work better for carpets and these are orange and brilliant green.