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Sometimes an empty space can look just as awkward as a cluttered space does. Having nothing at all in an area of the room can appear as disconcerting as having something that looks woefully out of place.

This is especially true in our living rooms.

The living room is the place we gather to entertain guests and the space we relax in together as a family. It’s also the first room in our house that most visitors will see, so it’s important to make sure it looks at its best.

Typically, we find that empty spaces can be found near corners of the room – as if our decorative flourishes somehow run out of steam as we approach the edges.
Wherever they are, these empty spaces can create a jarring impression. But the good news is they are often very easy to fix.

Here are 11 ideas to decorate any dead spaces you have still lurking in your living room.

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Clean, classic and effortlessly elegant, mid-century modern could be the perfect look for your living room. The style was made popular by furniture designers and architects in the 1950s and has been going strong ever since. Its versatility and light, airy aesthetic make mid-century modern ideal for rooms of all shapes and sizes and its practicality means it’s perfect for family life.

If you’re currently looking for a new look for your living room, mid-century modern could well be the way to go. To help you get a feel for the style, and start planning your new interior, we’re taking a closer look at mid-century modern interior design and everything it has to offer.

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