Proper furniture arrangement is crucial to a well-designed and functional living room. Rectangular rooms can present a challenge when you’re trying to determine how to fill a large space or how to place furniture in a long, narrow room. Use a scaled floor plan to explore different arrangement options for existing furniture or to determine how much floor space is available for the furnishings you plan to purchase.
Make a Floor Plan
To make a scaled floor plan for a rectangular room, measure the width of a short wall and a long wall. Measure the width of doorways, windows and any other architectural features such as a fireplace. To mark their exact location on each wall, start in a corner and measure the distance to the