Quick Tips for Living Room Shopping


The living room is perhaps the single most important room in your home. It is the place where you and your family gather for watching TV, playing games, reading by the fire or just enjoying being at home.

Because it's meant to be lived in, the living room should be inviting, warm, cozy and comfortable. To help ensure you're on the right track in creating the living room of your dreams, we’ve compiled these shopping tips for you:

  • First consider your lifestyle – do you have kids, pets, home theater equipment, entertain large groups, etc. 
  • Determine your budget. In addition to a sofa or other major seating piece, you'll probably also want a chair or two to accommodate guests. 
  • You will need occasional tables such as end tables and a cocktail table. 
  • An entertainment center or wall unit is a must for all the electronic equipment – TV, DVD, etc. 
  • Measure your space carefully to determine what furniture you can comfortably accommodate. 
  • Lamps are a must for a living room. 
  • Accessories are essential to put the finishing touch on your space. 

Most importantly, enjoy yourself!