Sometimes you don’t need a demolition crew, it can be as simple as breathing new life into unused rooms with minimal upgrades. Take that formal living room for example, how many times a year does it actually get used? Typically the furniture in these rooms are a bit stuffy and very stiff from lack of use. Put these spaces to good use and upgrade to a living room set that is both stylish and functional. That way you can spread the family outcome Thanksgiving or just give family members more rooms to hang out in while at home.
From a design standpoint, aim to keep things light as this will keep the space from looking too closed in. So roll up your sleeves and grab a paint brush, this will be the easiest and most cost effective way to renovate a space. In that same vein- tis the season to update lighting fixtures in your home. Not only is this something you should be doing this time of year anyway, but it’s also great for warming up a room in the winter months and who want’s to be changing light bulbs with a house full of people, are we right?
In the event that your formal dining room and formal living room make up one space jump for joy immediately. This is a great situation to be in because it offers up so many options. You could fill the room with oversized furniture pieces, create multiple seating arrangements or even upgrade your dining situation to a bigger table that will accompany all of the guests you plan on hosting now through the New Year. Are you excited yet?