Furnishing a Large Room

Furnishing a Large Room

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Do you feel like you’re constantly battling for space in your home? Are you a large family struggling to find breathing room within a small property? It’s a common problem; many think finding a larger property is the solution. But what happens when you finally have that extra space, and your furniture no longer fits the bill? The adage “less is more” falls flat when your furniture is swallowed by an oversized room’s vast expanse, leaving it empty and uninviting. Don’t despair – plenty of options to transform your space into a welcoming oasis. Let’s explore how to fill a larger room with furniture that fits your unique style and needs.

Consider Your Personality

A house is mere bricks and mortar; its character determines what kind of home we live in. As such, it’s not unusual for us to showcase our achievements and interests around the house, and quite rightly too. If you participate in many events and competitions, why not consider a display that showcases any trophies or awards you have won?

Similarly, if you’re an entertainment enthusiast, why not consider furniture that can help organize and display your equipment? Avid vinyl collectors could consider storage for their collection, whereas gaming fanatics may wish to opt for something that organizes their gaming library. An ample space can soon be filled up without looking too cumbersome.

various furniture items in a room
Photo: Jens Behrmann

Opt for Larger Furniture

When buying new furniture, one deciding factor is how much space we have available. In this regard, many of us will stick to specific dimensions when deciding on new furniture. Fortunately, those with larger properties aren’t met with the same limitations.

Buying larger furniture will ensure that your large area doesn’t look empty. Many furniture outlets can recommend additional furniture that compliments the set you want. For example, if you buy a sofa and armchair, you may purchase another lounging chair to help occupy an empty area.

Consider Using Area Rugs

The innovative partnering of area rugs and furniture can fill a space. Everyone will have their preferences, but placing furniture around an area rug with a coffee table in the middle can add a lot of character to a large room and make it homelier.

Colorful rug on the floor

Decide on a Style

What worked in our old home won’t necessarily work in our new home. If we wish to keep to a specific design, we need to ensure there is furniture that will complement the new property. The same applies to those looking to instil a new design. We also need to ensure that the range supplies the furniture we’re looking for, as you will likely need several items. Making a list of furniture you’re interested in will allow you to research to ensure your furnishing doesn’t become mixed and matched. Furnishing a large room can be challenging, but it can also be a lot of fun if the proper research is carried out in the first instance.