The assembly of family members for leisurely activities in the living room renders it one of the most important spaces in the house. Whether you’re playing board games, watching TV or planning a surprise birthday party, the living room brings everyone together in this otherwise individualistic world.


Irrespective of the activities to which it is subjected, the space should be well decorated and budget shouldn’t be a bother. You can achieve an immaculate living room at low budget flats in Mumbai and other metropolitan cities without much effort. The idea is achieving the perfect blend of comfort and elegance since you must entertain guests in the room occasionally. Subtle contrasting elements and functional furniture will do the trick. Adopt the following tips for the desired living room:

Reevaluate the Situation

Let go of the redundant objects occupying pace and assess the possible positions for the desired furniture, fixtures and fittings. You can get all of this done without so much as spending a rupee. Ask your family members to move stuff around. Move the furniture to appropriate spaces till you achieve that pleasing appearance you’ve been yearning for since time immemorial. Go online and look for positioning tips depending upon the dimensions of the space.

Make it Authentic

Any space emanates pleasant vibes when it consists of personalized objects that resonate with your character. Decorate it with your travel souvenirs, photographs and everything that reflects you and your family. Maps of places you’ve visited, countries you’d like to visit and other personal memorabilia give depth to the space. Get the sketches and paintings of the little ones framed and display them. Do a little graffiti or even write stuff on walls, if you have a knack for it.

Paint it Beautiful

Believe it or not, colours have the power to uplift the mood of any space and the idea is to harness this property. The best part is that it easy to apply and it is quite affordable; all it requires is a little DIY. Look up tips to bring out the key architectural aspects of the room. Finally, choose hues that complement the furniture and furnishings of the living room. And don’t forget to incorporate a personal touch!

Spend Wisely

Being on a budget doesn’t mean that you can’t splurge on worthy stuff. It is time to utilize the extra bucks you’ve saved. You may buy fancy wallpapers or paintings as focal points for the room. Go for special leather chairs or sofas. To save money, you can buy cheaper side tables. Get the best fabrics for the pillows like silks and linen.

Snug as a bug in a rug

Rugs really spruce up the place and you can get great ones at reasonable prices at the home décor shops. Some outdoor rugs can pass off for the interiors too and are comparatively easier on the wallet. Interior designers recommend that the furniture ought to be placed on the rug and enough floor should be visible around the edges of the rug. Go for sizeable rugs in the middle of the room and small ones for activity areas.

All that housing projects in Mumbai or anywhere in India require is a little thought and effort. Do some research, move stuff around yourself and spend wisely to decorate your living room on a budget. Check out projects by Dynamix Group in Mumbai and Goa that are tastefully built with the latest design innovations.

Published by Sumity Paul