Bonjour and welcome to our Art of the Home gallery of elegant living room ideas. We have carefully selected these elegant living rooms for you. We also highlighted below good ideas to consider if you are interested in elegant living room designs. Hope you enjoy the visit!
What are the pluses of having an elegant living room?
- Can be achieved at your own pace – depending on your budget, you can bring in elegance one piece at a time.
- And elegance comes in many style (mediterranean, country, eclectic, and even minimalism), you get to chose!
- Inviting – whatever is your style preference, it reflects a space where you feel good, making your living room a welcoming place for cocktails and parties for family and friends
- Elegant comfort – you can relax every day in style in a cozy and beautiful place
What are some good ideas for elegant living rooms?
- Focal Points : fireplace (carved marble, carved limestone, ogee arched, stucco, soapstone), mirrored overmantel, windows (lancet windows, palladian), coffered ceiling, groin vault ceiling
- Furniture: Louis XV chairs, bergère, Louis XIV armchairs, Moorish taborets, Regency armchairs, Biedermeier chairs, Venetian secretary
- Accents: Gothic chandeliers, mirrors (Rococo, antique), brocade drapery, grand piano, illuminated artwork, candelabra style wall sconces, brocade damask upholstery, ornate wood carvings mantel decor, chandelier (crystal beaded, rope), Japanese watercolor silk painting
- Flooring and Layout: patterned wood parquet, tumbled travertine tiles, quatrefoil encaustic cement tiles, dual living rooms, with elliptical archways
So check out the elegant living room ideas we selected for you, you may be able to use or adapt some of them for your living room…and as always, sharing “The Little Plus” (“Le Petit Plus”), our favorite design ideas on these photos. Enjoy and beautiful day to you!
1. Ocean View Living
The Little Plus • large carved limestone fireplace surround • ornate cast iron fireplace screen with lion rampant design • 2 cane Louis XV style settees in gold finish • large arched muntin style window with ocean view • 2 antique wrought iron Gothic chandeliers from exposed wooden trusses • decorative patterned parquet flooring
2. Elliptical Arches
The Little Plus • wide elliptical archway visually framing the smaller archway to formal dining room • tall cream marble fireplace surround with frameless art on overmantel • 2 tall wooden armoires in satin finish • coffered ceiling with exposed stained oak wooden beams calling back the French doors with transoms • 2 Louis XV style wingback bergère
3. Cathedral Windows
The Little Plus • 3 lancet arched windows with decorative metal fretwork and small round clerestory windows • 6 octagonal Moorish taborets on both ends of coffee table • 2 facing Richani-designed fabric sofas • glass and crystal antique Ottoman chandelier • quatrefoil patterned encaustic cement tiled floor
4. Iconic Gold
The Little Plus • 2 gold framed tall rococo mirrors on cream wall with decorative wall trims • gold painted sideboard with grape and leaf carved cabriole legs • ornate carved Regency inspired armchair in gold finish • tray top end table with medallions and gilt skirt • brocade drapery with fringed swags
5. Coffered Ceiling
The Little Plus • black grand piano beside white marble faced open fireplace • seashell-framed mirror on overmantel • vapor blue curved tufted sofa • floral fabric bench settee separating fireplace and seating area • two-tiered glass topped coffee table with latticed lower tier • contrasting coffee bean walls and white coffered ceiling
6. Quiet Elegance
The Little Plus • silver quatrefoil drum pendant light • white French doors with spider web fanlights matching entrance to dining room • clear glass coffee table with potted white orchids and 3 frosted glass pillar candle holders • 2-tier round side table with hourglass shaped table lamp
7. Sideboard Nook
The Little Plus • beveled frame mirror over Carrara marble faced fireplace with white mantel surround • oil-rubbed bronze crystal glass chandelier • shouldered arch nook with sideboard and single-hung windows on both sides • 2 geometric patterned accent chairs • silver lattice drum shaped side table