Want a cosy room? Accessorise

Do not just buy whatever accessory that catches your eye. Plan the look beforehand to accentuate the mood you are trying to evoke in the space.
Do not just buy whatever accessory that catches your eye. Plan the look beforehand to accentuate the mood you are trying to evoke in the space.PHOTO: IKEA

A well-planned collection of pillows, throws and plants is what makes a space inviting

NEW YORK • The walls have been painted, rugs rolled out and furniture installed. So why does the living room still feel not finished?

Because it is not.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2019, with the headline 'Want a cosy room? Accessorise'. Print Edition | Subscribe