If you live in an apartment or smaller with an open-concept must have been faced with a dilemma: how to decorate a way a harmonious environment with living room and dining room together?
The goal is to create a separation between the dining and relaxation, without losing the concept of integration and scale.
Get inspired by these tips for you to use on the furniture, the colors, and pieces of decor to match the house.
1. Living room and dining room combined. Design by Carlos Rossi
Combine the elements in the environment
Before starting to decorate it, you can think of a theme for the two rooms of the decorated dining room. If you are opting for a style of the furniture in the dining room, do this same style as for their choice of the living room.
2. Combine color and texture when decorating a living room and dining room combined. Source by: Francis Dzikowski – HGTV
The choice of colours that complement each other in the two environments that will make your home look more decorated by a professional. The idea is to choose a color for a piece of furniture as the focal point and then get out of the elements in the lighter tones of the same pallet.
This trick may seem contradictory, but it is important to pay close attention to your decor, don’t look overly blended. This can happen when children are separated by a series of furniture made of the same material and style for a single colour on all the details, for example. The rack, dining table, desks, side, coffee tables, chair… it has to be the same.
What is the secret to getting it right is to choose pieces that vary in colour, texture and materials, but you can talk to the other elements of the environment.
Use rugs to define spaces
One thing that always gives you the feeling of a unit in a environment, it is a choice of floors and carpets, in fact, correct. The application of the floor, around the room and offers a foundation that evens out with the decorating, and then there are the rugs can help you create a division in the subtle to each and every part of it. All sofas and lounge chairs can be placed on the carpet in the living room, as a similar model you can be on the dinner table.
3. Invest in the uniform of a piano in the living room and dining room combined. Source: Colin Price Photography – HGTV
Separate spaces with furniture
If you want to create the distribution of the environments you can use the furniture bigger, to draw the line of vision. The most common, in this case it is the position of the couch to divide the room, from the living room and dining area.
Side of the sofa to complement your decor, and serving to support the decorative items, lamps, trays and books.
4. Position a couch to divide the environments from the living room and dining room combined. Source: BG Architecture
Parts-of-the-art to mark off the spaces
In place of the traditional panels, frames, choose a painting or piece of art, the largest order to attract the attention. Therefore, those who enter the room can see it in the dining room and the living spaces are set.
To choose your correct size, use your mobile as a reference. Thus, the living room is centered on the couch, his / her own piece of art, it can’t be bigger than he is.
5. You can complement the decoration of your living room and dining room are combined with works of art. Source: the Purity of the Magallanes – Architecture and Interior Design – Homify
Featured on the walls
Use the texture, the shapes, the colors, and even wallpaper on a single wall is a great way to add personality to your surroundings. To avoid looking over the top, there should be an element that is common to the wall to create a unity and at the same time to explain the different spaces.
6. The use of shapes, textures, and colors in a unique environment of the living room and dining room combined. Source: Homedecorh