Decorating can often be a challenge if you are faced with furnishing a small living room. This is especially true if you live in an apartment or a home with a living room/dining room combination. The lack of space can be daunting, and even more so when it comes to finding just the right couch.
Many stylish couches are on the larger side, which might leave you wondering what are your options when your living room is lacking in space? Luckily, there are a ton of choices available that can provide you with the right style and size you need.
Loveseats are a smaller version of a full-size couch that typically seats two people comfortably. Although they usually accompany a couch in a living room set, it is perfectly acceptable to use one as your main couch.
A chaise is another option for smaller living rooms. A chaise is basically a long chair that you can lay on or sit on. It's an excellent choice when there is a lack of space. There are even loveseats with chaises! Another possibility is a futon. Futons are typically smaller than couches and they open up so you can also sleep on them. They come in many different styles, so they can accommodate all types of living room decor.
Now that you have an idea of the countless options available for a smaller living room, it's time to get decorating. To help you get started and give you ideas for decorating your own space, we have selected 11 great couches for small living rooms that we just know you are going to absolutely love!
1. Spacious And Bright
White always makes a room look bigger, so it's no surprise that the curved, white chaise featured in this photo is perfect for a smaller living room.
The placement of the chaise is equally superb since it utilizes the corner of the room.
As a result of the positioning in the corner, there is plenty of space for a modern coffee table, and the room doesn't feel cluttered or overwhelming.
2. Cozy Modern
You're mistaken if you think that a small sofa can't give you the modern vibe you want to achieve.
The small yet contemporary couch in this photo is a perfect example of why bigger isn't always better when it comes to furniture.
The unique design fits right in with the other modern pieces in the room, but because it's on the small side, there is still an open feel even though the room is small.
3. Comfortable Chic
Everyone wants a comfortable couch but without sacrificing style and sophistication. The gorgeous white loveseat in this photo is the perfect combination of all of those things.
Perfectly situated next to the window, there is still space for shelves and a coffee table. The couch makes the most of this corner in a tiny room.
4. Minimalistic Dream
If you believe less is more, the couch in this photo might be the one for you.
The simple, mid-century design is chic and attractive, and its small size makes it an excellent choice for any living room on the smaller side.
Adding a few throw pillows provides a cozier look and feel.
5. Traditional Gray
Gray is all the rage, and this space in the photo takes gray to new heights.
The sofa and chaise are the perfect sizes for a smaller living room as they provide all the comfort and style you'll need to achieve a classic yet trendy ambiance.
The couch positioning in the corner leaves just enough space for elegant shelves and a potted plant which nicely completes the decor.
6. Seeing Green
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Dark green is a rich and luxurious color, and even if your room isn't large and grand, you can still create an opulent space.
The couch featured in this photo is a sophisticated loveseat that pairs well with the dark gray walls and the gold accents.
The blue rug is an excellent contrast and adds some light to the otherwise dramatic atmosphere.
7. Back To The Basics
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Black is a classic color, and this simple loveseat and chaise would be a stylish asset to any room.
The loveseat is small enough to fit into a living room lacking in square footage, but it's functional and attractive, and it looks great against the backdrop of light gray walls and a white floor.
The decorative pillows and throw add an eclectic vibe and liven the room up considerably.
8. Nostalgic Blue
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The rich, blue loveseat in the photo is reminiscent of mid-century pieces, so if you'd like a throwback vibe, this might be the right coach.
The oversized end table and huge potted plant contribute to the nostalgic look, and the blue color on the couch is complemented by coordinating accents in various shades of blue, black, and white.
9. Perfectly Practical
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A futon is a fantastic choice for a smaller living room, and the gray futon in this photo is not only attractive, but it's also practical.
The fact that it has cupholders removes the need for end tables or a coffee table.
The red and white throw pillow provides a splash of color in the room, while the additional accents emit a vibe of simplicity and sophistication.
10. Peach Dream
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If you want a romantic and dreamy atmosphere in your living room, the peach couch in this photo is picture perfect.
Although small, it's big on charm, and the puffy, pink throw pillows only add to the feminine bliss created in the room.
The colorful flowers and pink accents create an ambiance that looks perfectly suited for afternoon tea.
11. Island Breeze
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If the sound of the ocean and a relaxing sea breeze are your cups of tea, then a light blue loveseat like the one featured in the photo will fit swimmingly into your tiny paradise of a living room.
The coordinating colors in the room complement the easy-breezy theme nicely, and the painting on the wall brings everything together in a wave of blue, white, and gray.
To Wrap It Up
We found that finding a small living room couch is easier than you might think.
Many furniture brands specifically design furniture with small living areas in mind, and there are so many choices these days when it comes to couches you will be hard-pressed not to find the one that is right for you and just your style.
Whether it's a comfortable loveseat, a tiny sectional, or a chic chaise lounge, you can make your small space into a room with a big personality.
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