How do I make a too full living room look spacier?

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we have to much stuff in our kitchen,living room with difrent styles of furniture in the whole room half of it is from the landlord(rented from him)What should we do to make it look less messy?



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  • Nan W. Nan W. on Feb 04, 2019

    Ake: #1 -- DECLUTTER! Get rid of knick-knacks that are just collecting dust, old books, newspapers, old awards --- take pictures of these things if you need memories. Be ruthless --- you'll be happier in the end!

  • Judy Judy on Feb 04, 2019

    Ake I just thinned out my living room. I took the pieces that just make clutter like the coffee table that doesn’t add any value to the room and gave it away.

    Maybe simple decluttering is the way to go.

    I don’t know about you but I have too much stuff.

    I am donating and selling stuff and my room

    looks great. Nothing matches but it’s neat and feels so much better. Comfy instead of stressed.

    • Ake Ake on Feb 04, 2019

      its not so simple; we dont have many cupboards and no place to put thing from landlord away


  • Lynn Sorrell Lynn Sorrell on Feb 04, 2019

    if you don't want to use his stuff have him remove it & he can store it til you move out;or put your in storage & save it for when you move elswhere

  • Dwp7470b Dwp7470b on Feb 04, 2019

    Ask the Landlord to remove the unwanted Furniture. After that is done you can arrange the furniture you like. Always avoid Caddy Cornering Furniture in a Living Room, unless you are indeed a Caddy who totes around 12 Golf Bags and keeps them behind a Sofa, or abiding a place with too much Space.

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Feb 05, 2019

    Could you post a picture? I'm rather good at doing this but without knowing specifics it's hard to advise. If not pictures, please list the items you have an room dimensions. I think you could get some more applicable advice.