Traditional Gray Living Room

Designer Heather McManus used soft gray hues and floral upholstery to give this living room traditional design appeal.
By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Before, the living room included outdated furniture and little design creativity.
From: Heather McManus

Floral armchairs paired with modern gray hues give the living room a traditional feel while still keeping the overall look current.
From: Heather McManus

Doors that lead to a back patio area help bring fresh light into the space.
From: Heather McManus

A neutral couch gets a bit of character with textured pillows and a decorative mirror.
From: Heather McManus

Designer Heather McManus chose floral upholstery for the armchairs.
From: Heather McManus

Next Up

Small-Space Living Room Layouts

Use smart strategies to make your small living room feel larger.

Outdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Learn about options and ideas for outdoor rooms and outdoor living spaces.

Living Room Layouts and Ideas

The right layout makes your long, open or square living room attractive and user friendly.

Live and Work in a Small Space

Living rooms are no longer reserved just for company. Think about your everyday needs.

Reclaim Wasted Space: Dining Rooms, Garages, Attics and Closets

Explore the evolution of floor plans from previous decades and gather inspiration for designing a space that fits your lifestyle.

How to Create a Floor Plan and Furniture Layout for Your Living Room

Searching for a new living room look? Before you redesign, consider switching up the room's layout. Take a cue from professional designers and reconfigure the furniture by creating a paper floor plan using a ruler, graph paper and a pencil.