You already have a home! Rented or owned. Alone or shared with friends or with your boy, the fact is that you have finally become independent! And you want to give it your special touch. You have started by decorating the living room with the basics: a removable sofa, a light bookcase, and fiber accessories that you love. On the wall, a composition of framed sheets and mirrors but, yes, without piercing it.
Your first floor may have small dimensions but for you it is perfect. And if it is attic on top, you see charm everywhere. In your living room, do not give up putting on a soft carpet that makes your footing more comfortable. And if you choose an ethnic or geometric print, you will imply that you are in the decorative wave.
At this age, you feel more secure. The children may have arrived … or not. You may have taken something from your first home: a table, a rug, a lamp that has found its place in the living room. But you have also opted for new signings: a designer armchair that you have been pursuing for years. Now you can afford it! And also, you have dared to paint the walls in color.
And since he does not want the thing, you go and plant yourself in the ’50s. A figure that is scary to pronounce but that neither was nor fared for you because you feel complete. With your older children, the time has come to think of you. And the first thing you do is retire the sofa that you have given so much trot and get one with great detail: wider and deeper seats, high backs that cover your entire back, in an off-white color that you love. And to accompany it, you have chosen a pair of armchairs upholstered in turquoise velvet, to match the cushions.
You’ve had a soft spot for a long time for that timeless style that stylishly stands the test of time.And you want to take it to your living room. That’s why you decide to decorate it with a white boiserie-style bookcase on both sides of the decorative fireplace, a solid wooden table that becomes more beautiful as time goes by, and some reupholstered armchairs with a botanical print that refresh the room. You see the result and you love it!
From the age of 60, you want your house in general and your living room, in particular, to be, above all, comfortable and welcoming. You start to consider whether to close the house in the city and go live in the town or the one on the beach, where you spend more and more time. And it is that what you want is tranquility. And only here do you find it. So one day you see yourself changing the furniture to achieve the house of your dreams in your second residence: white sofas around the fireplace, chaise longue, wooden furniture, fiber rugs…
Now more than ever you appreciate the quality of life. And you want that feeling to be reflected in your living room. Have wide passage areas, choose high seats – although you look great, the joints are already suffering -, get low furniture type comfortable that facilitates storage, cover the wooden floor – better dampens falls -, opt for non-slip rugs … In short, it adopts a preventive decorative base.
You continue to welcome longtime friends or family in droves. In those moments of intense sociability, a pair of facing sofas are good for having good conversations. And one or two round tables that take up less space. In addition, you will become a fan of furniture with rounded edges that will avoid accidental bumps.