8 best living room accessories to brighten up your space

Sharnaz Shahid

Fancy switching up your indoor living space? If you’re looking to brighten up a room that feels just a little too dim, try these ideas for bringing in more light and a colourful, mood-boosting atmosphere. From adding a pop of colour to layering in accessories, we rounded up our favourite items to lift up your spirits instantly.

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Colourful storage

This set of two metal trunks from Bundleberry by Amanda Holden features a small and medium trunk in a block-coloured metal design and gold-tone hardware. Add a touch of character to your home with these versatile trunks, which can act as a gorgeous storage solution as well as a stylish statement piece in your bedroom or living area.


BundleBerry Trunks, £59.94, QVC


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Pop of yellow

It’s the colour of happiness, optimism and sunshine – so why not add this coloured print to your cushion collection? This paradise cushion cover will bring a unique twist to any room with its Indian inspired nature print. The velvet fabric is perfect for sofas, given that these gorgeous cushions have a wonderful sheen.


Riva Paoletti Paradise Cover, £21.49, Amazon



You can’t go wrong with a beautiful candle. This Yankee candle, from the Last Paradise collection, reflects a warm, relaxed sense of style that’s always at home. Convenient and easy to use, this large jar candle provides 110 to 150 hours of true fragrance enjoyment.


Yankee Candle, £24.99, Amazon


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Pastel coloured furniture

We love this blush coloured pouffe thanks to its unique design, stylish appearance – it can either be used as a stool or simple decoration!


Angula Pouffle, £81.99, Wayfair


Fine Art Photography

Break up a plain wall with a delightful fine art travel photo. This stunning artwork, from Victorias Stories, shows an ornate bougainvillaea-framed wall in Nice, France – perfect for those wanting to bring some floral prints into their room.


French Riviera Print, £15, Etsy


Beaded Fabrics

Transport your living space to a tropical paradise with the Tropical Blue Fabric Wall Art. Against a blue fabric background, this minimalist wall art features a metallic gold beaded banana leaf tree in a matching gold frame.


Tropical Beaded Wall Art, £79.50, Oliver Bonas


Fun animals

This is cute Giraffe Plant Pot will surely bring a smile to anyone’s face. It’s particularly great for cactuses and succulents – just a nice addition to anyone’s windowsill.


Giraffe Plant Pot, £9.99, Prezzybox



This gorgeous collection of four easy-care succulents and cacti in the signature The Little Botanical pink and copper dipped pots will add a bit of glamour to your living room.


Pretty Pink Plant Gang, £41.00, The Little Botanical


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