You can arrange furniture in a small living room so you can create a little more open space. Design the look of your living room on paper. If you have very large furniture, this step can save you some time and hassles. Use a piece of paper to do so. Once you have the walls and windows, you can start filling it with furniture where you think it will look better. This may help you visualize the room without moving the furniture before.
Every room needs a focal point and this is usually the largest furniture. Probably your focal points will your furniture for television or simply your television. Then placed the arrange furniture in a small living room. It will be obvious where to go some of them, especially if you want your sofa is in front of the television. If you have furniture too large, you should opt for smaller to make the room look more harmonious.
Before looking into the room and say that this will work, haze some experiments. Walk across the room, sit in each seat and looks around. Notes enclosed or if you feel cramped to sit in a particular place arrange furniture in a small living room.