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While some entertainment centers can be on the large side, they certainly do not have to take over your living room. If you have a smaller living room, you might not want an extravagant TV stand that takes up half the room.
How Do I Make My TV Fit in Small Spaces?
Whether you’re trying to fit a TV in a smaller bedroom or living room, you want to find the right stand or entertainment center. To do this, you’ll want to focus on entertainment centers with more minimalist designs. These can still add style and even storage options to the space without being overbearing in size. If you’re worried you don’t have enough space for another piece of furniture, wall-mounted stands are always a great option.
How Big Should my Entertainment Center Be?
The size of your entertainment center depends just as much on the size of your television as it does the size of your room. If you don’t already have your TV picked out, be sure to choose on that doesn’t take up too much space. Remember, the screen size doesn’t always equal the entire TV size, so you’ll want to find the full width. For your entertainment center, you should look for ones that are a few inches wider than your TV.
So, what are the best entertainment centers for small spaces? It all depends on your style and storage preferences and how small your space is. Leave room for seating your guests on those big Game Day gatherings and other events with these stylish entertainment center ideas for small spaces.
#1: Minimalist Wall Units
If you like the storage capacity and traditional look of a wall unit entertainment center, you can still get the best of both worlds by choosing a minimalist style. In fact, a wall unit can be great for smaller rooms since it helps utilize wall space for storage purposes. In general, try to find an entertainment center that uses more vertical space and features a simple, sleek design. Even a minimalist unit, like our Crestview 3 Pc. Entertainment Wall, can become a stylish focal point of your living room.
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#2: TV Stands
A small TV stand is a practical choice if you’ve been searching for an entertainment center for a small living room. Offering a contemporary look, TV stands often take up less space than wall units while still providing some storage for media and electronics. Look for stands that are 60” wide or smaller so you can preserve your living space as much as possible.
To make your entertainment stand a greater focal point in your living room, consider framing it on either side with shelves or wall décor for an added touch of style.
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#3: Fireplace Entertainment Stands
For a dual-purpose entertainment center, consider opting for a fireplace that doubles as a TV stand. This option can deliver warmth when you need it and provides an intimate glow perfect for entertaining or everyday relaxation. Available in a range of sizes, fireplace entertainment centers offer all the storage and functionality of a traditional TV stand with the charming elegance of simulated fire.
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#4: Wall-Mounted HDTV
For a truly minimalist look, a simple wall-mounted flat screen television can give your living area a fresh, modern look. If you need additional space to store your electronics and media, try adding a few rows of stylish wall shelving beneath the TV. This arrangement leaves plenty of room for seating and other furniture so you can enjoy your living room to its fullest potential.
Whether you choose a minimalist stand for your TV, a fireplace entertainment center that exudes warmth, or something in between, each of these ideas is perfect for adding both style and function to a small living room.