Often times, the beauty of a room is defined by the things in the room. OK who am I kidding, rooms are always defined by what’s in them and how they’re arranged. That’s why getting your furniture arranged correctly can make or break a room or take it from good to great. Squeezing every ounce of space or finding the best way to utilize the space in a room can be tricky. That’s why we’re sharing 5 thing to remember when arranging furniture in any room.

Photo and design courtesy of Beautiful Homes and Designs.


    1. Take Measurements

      Knowledge is power so why would you go about setting up a room without knowing exactly what you’re working with? This means not only getting the dimensions of your room, but also the dimensions of the furniture you’re using and the entry way too. It would be no fun to get something stuck :).


    1. Mix and Match

      When thinking about where you’re going to put the furniture in your room, be sure to consider what goes where in relation to what. That means mixing and placing things together that complement each other and create a flow or sense of order through out the room.


  1. The Relationship of Symmetry

    Balance is everything when it comes to a room and it can be created in two ways: symmetrical and asymmetrical. Symmetry can be achieved by created pairs or balancing out pieces of furniture across a space. However, asymmetry (and I’m sure you guessed it) is achieved by putting things next to each other that are slightly different sizes or shapes. Symmetry is very restful, while asymmetry is used to add visual motion and excitement.

We hope you all enjoyed these three easy but crucial things to remember when arranging furniture. Remember, Old Time Pottery is your one stop shop for everything home decor and more. Happy decorating!

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