Having a large open living room with kitchen is a concept that is favored by some homeowners. This concept is indeed becoming popular across the world and is favoured by those who happen to have small children. The advantage that this concept provides lies in the fact that parents are able to watch their children play while cooking. The other advantage is that this plan creates more room especially when it comes to entertaining visitors.
Although that attractive, the concept presents a serious challenge when it comes to decoration. Decoration of large open living room and kitchen obviously starts with wall colour. Fore effective wall paint colour decoration, consider painting three walls of the living room in the same shade of paint colour and create accent paint colour on the remaining wall. Separate the kitchen by painting its walls in a different colour or colour scheme.
Lighting fixtures are not only functional pieces; they are also very good decorative materials. You may choose to have one or two large lighting fixtures in the large open living room and a chandelier or pendant lighting fixture in the kitchen. You may also choose to add smaller lighting fixtures in both rooms to create a complete lighting design. Lighting fixtures you choose should be proportionate to size of each room.
One effective decoration of large open living room and kitchen is to apply window treatments. The fact that the living room is large and open simply means that it has a good number of windows or few large windows. This makes it possible for you to create a window treatment design that brings warmth into the room and kitchen. Consider using fabrics printed in neutral colours in the living room and café-style fabric in the kitchen.
Like with decoration of other rooms, decoration of large open living room and kitchen can be done using accessories. You can indeed use the right type of accessories that separate the two rooms in such a way that they co-exist perfectly well. It pays to have unique accessory features at corners of the living room.
When you have two spaced combined make sure you are keeping stuff in the right place. Try cluttering the middle area because there must be some space for walking and standing in it. No need to buy and place big sized vases in the middle of the area when there is no place for it. Instead you should hang some cute paintings over the walls, at least they will not take place at all. We are keeping suggesting the designer to avoid using all the space, you must cut down on the accessories which tend to occupy more area because you still need some air in the room or else it will look like a place full of junk items.