Try These 2 Ingredients for an Inviting Living Room

Who: Valentina Contrasti, interior designer

Where: Guastalla, Italy

Why we love this pic: Low-set furniture is essentially an instant invitation for anyone to sit down, relax, and a stay a while. The addition of abundant, arching plants elevates the cozy factor even further, lending welcoming homespun warmth and lively texture to the mix.

The takeaway: Use low-set furniture and abundant plant life to create a cozy atmosphere in any space.

Get the look:

Black and cream-striped kilim rug
credit: Overstock
black convertible sofa
credit: Wayfair
Woven basket planter
credit: Afloral

Kelly Weimert

Kelly Weimert

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.