Your living area should be the hub of your home; a room to gather with friends and family, and live life! Sadly, some loungerooms lack the extra spark needed to make it the heart of the home. If you’re finding it hard to entertain in your living room, or it’s not a warm enough environment for you to relax and put your feet up, then check out these ideas for livening the area up! From lounge alternatives to cosy and quirky reading nooks, we’ve also found some great Darwin carpenters to jazz up your living area!
#1 Conversation pit
A conversation pit is a sunken down seating area that can be built into your lounge area, offering the perfect place to host parties and encourage socialisation. If you’ve found it difficult to create a living room that encourages conversation and offers a warm, welcoming environment to host guests, this is your solution!
#2 Lounge storage
A cluttered, disorganised loungeroom can make it difficult to relax and unwind. An awesome solution to getting rid of the clutter is by building in hidden storage solutions. One option is to create a couch with storage underneath the seat, to store spare blankets and cushions that can clutter up the area. For the smaller items, install some shelving and use baskets to separate different categories of clutter. This keeps everything in it’s place, and looks better than a pile of remotes!
#3 Day bed
If you want your lounge to double as an ultimate relaxing haven, then swap out your boring old couch for a day bed. Laden with pillows, this helps the lounge transition from a vibrant living area, to the perfect place to put your feet up and maybe even sneak in a nap!
#4 Reading nook
If you’re a book worm, it’s important that you invest in the perfect space to flick through your favourite novels. Opt for a library feel, with a full wall bookshelf, and then throw in your favourite comfy armchair. If you don’t have a full room to dedicate to a reading area, try using a room divider to make the area quiet and more private.
Would you like to speak to a carpenter about making your living room dreams a reality? Check out these great Darwin carpenters below.
Offering full carpentry services as well as a huge range of maintenance services, Jay Built can make your renovation dreams a reality. This team works with other subcontractors and an abundance of expertise in carpentry and building—whether you want a new storage solution built from scratch or you want to splash out and invest in a conversation pit, give the team at Jay Built a call to discuss your options!
Servicing:Bakewell, Anula, Bayview, Berrimah, Casuarina, Coconut Grove, Cullen Bay, Darwin, Fannie Bay, Howard Springs,Humpty Doo, Leanyer, Ludmilla, Lyons, Malak, Marlow Lagoon, Marrara, Nakara, Nightcliff, Noonamah, Northlakes,Palmerston, Parap, Rapid Creek, Rosebery, Stuart Park,Virginia, Wanguri, Winnellie, Woodroffe, Woolner, Wulagi
Need some new shelving to accommodate your loungeroom storage? Don’t go past Sean McGrath Carpenter for quality carpentry and tradesman services. This company has more than 30 years of experience in big and small carpentry projects across Darwin. Working with you to ensure you’re 100 per cent happy with the results, call Sean McGrath Carpenter for a free quote on your next project.
Servicing:Darwin MC, Humpty Doo, Palmerston, Ludmilla
For larger projects that involve concreting, form work and other carpentry, give the team at Territory Civil Services a call. This extremely convenient contractor is open 7 days a week, so you can get started straight away on that new living room improvement. Whether you’re installing a new conversation pit in your existing home, or want an industrial look for your new house, Territory Civil Services can help you out!
Servicing: Darwin, Palmerston, Jingili, Leanyer, Casuarina,Nightcliff, Muirhead, Berrimah
Have you got a living room renovation that has transformed the area? Let us know in the comments below!