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5 Tips for Creating a Mid-Century Modern Living Room

28 Aug. 2020

The well-known mid-century modern style has conquered many homes in the past years and continues to do so. Its timeless appearance and clean lines are what motivate today’s consumers to turn towards it. With an aesthetic considered as a classic, the mid-century modern style complements very well older homes as well as today’s more modern ones. With a constant rise in popularity, the mid-century modern aesthetic has piqued our curiosity, and we thought it piqued yours too. It is for this reason that this week’s Top Five Friday consists of 5 tips for creating a mid-century modern living room. With Fall slowly creeping up on us, a small change in living room decor wouldn’t hurt! 

Choose Strong Colours

green wall modern

Mid-century aesthetic loves a strong color palette. Opt for shades of orange, green, and other dark pastels. Not only do they create a bold look, but they pair very well with neutrals like beige and grey. 

Get a Mid-Century Chandelier 

mid-century modern chandelier

Changing the lighting in a living room can seem ordinary to many, but trust us when we say it makes a real difference. Opting for a mid-century statement chandelier or luminaire will make your living room stand out. 

Play With Textures

velvet cushions

Mixing and matching cushions with different textures to complement your fabric Cozey sofa is an excellent way of bringing a little mid-century style in your living room without breaking the bank. Velvet is a trendy texture in mid-century homes as it is both very comfortable and elegant. 

Get a Green Thumb

modern plants

Mid-century modern connects to the outdoors. As Autumn will soon arrive with its suitcases packed with colder days and changes in tree colors, indoor plants could help you hold on to Summer a little longer. Not only that, but plants are very much appreciated in a mid-century living room. 

Go Glam

glam accessories mid century modern

Accessorizing can make it or break it. Prioritize vintage finds and elements of glam. The mid-century aesthetic is all about quality and polished accessories. Choose add-ons that reflect who you are as a person. Do you enjoy reading? If so, why not place a stack of books on the coffee table? 

Top Five Friday

We hope you took note of these five tips for creating a mid-century modern living room. A small change for Fall might just be what you need! Every Friday, we release a Top 5 of things we hope will make your life a bit simpler and better.  After all, that’s what Cozey stands for.  See you next Friday!

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