Don’t block the view! Blocking the windows in a room with furniture severely limits the amount of light, which makes a room look small and cramped. Use low or small scale pieces in front of a window. Likewise, try not to block your view into a room. If the room is viewed most often from another room, keep the path of sight clear to make the space visually expand. Julie-P-layout-revised

Furniture Arranging Tricks

Furniture arranging tricks can change your room. Here are some great easy furniture arranging tricks to try to give it a whole new flavor in just an hour.

Two comfortable overstuffed chairs in a luxury sunroom by digerati ...

Great keeping room setup (to replace breakfast nook off kitchen): I really like this idea of a pair of chairs in front of the windows, angled enough so you can still see outside.

Full height bay window shutters for a lounge

Show off your home's architectural features with the many unique qualities, including outstanding light & privacy, that only bay window shutters can offer.

Stunning Living Room with a blue sofa and ombre drapes by New York City interior designer Timothy Whealon. 10 Interiors from 2016 Kips Bay Showhouse Designers, via @sarahsarna.

10 Enticing Interiors from 4 Kips Bay Showhouse 2016 Designers

Hinkley Lighting H1199 Asian Themed 2 Light Outdoor Ceiling Fixture from the Pueblo Collection

Hinkley Lighting Asian Themed 2 Light Outdoor Ceiling Fixture from the Pueblo Collection

Asian-Inspired Lighting

The Anni Chandelier by Oly Studio presents a sleek and stylish, resin based chandelier featuring a silvering finish. The Anni Chandelier's ample lighting consis