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Living Room Bling

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A comfortable living room is a necessity for any family but coordinating fashion and comfort can be a little tricky. Makeover maestro Martin Amado shows us how to add a little bling to any living area.

WSVN -- Martin Amado: "Alright, so can you guess what space we're working in today? A living room. We have two good things going for it right now, a beautiful sofa and a coffee table. Everything else has gotta change. Let's make it happen."

Martin Amado: "First up, this gold frame as the focal point above this contemporary sofa just doesn't work. So, that's gotta go."

Martin Amado: "Second, although I like the size of the area rug, it's actually made for outdoors so it's not quite elegant enough for this space."

Martin Amado: "Ahhh! Much better! I love it. Quite a difference right?"

Martin Amado: "A large wall, requires large scale artwork and this fits the bill."

Martin Amado: "I love incorporating round end tables to break up some of the straight lines in the space."

Martin Amado: "Now, with the coffee table and the end tables, we're creating more of a collected look as opposed to buying a matching set."

Martin Amado: "Love incorporating two accent chairs instead of a traditional love seat and another big, bulky chair. It helps to create a nice separation of spaces plus they look great in the room."

Martin Amado: "So we still have our original, modern pieces, but by adding some rustic elements in metal and wood, we now have a living room that reflects elegance and style. Until next time, I'm Martin Amado for 7News."))

Looking for some design tips or maybe have one to share with Martin? Email Martin at Room@wsvn.com or give him a call at 305-576-HOME or 954-962-HOME.

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