Bring your living room up to date with these easy expert tips on trends and decorIs your living room stuck in time? The latest home decor trends make it easy to update your space. Try one or two of these simple upgrades to make your room feel less dated. 1. Update with paintTransitional Living Room by Seattle Home Stagers Seattle Staged to Sell and Design LLPaint the walls. The easiest, most affordable updates you can make to a room involve paint. "A fresh coat of paint can make a room look clean, and a drastic change in wall color can make the room look completely different," says Prerna Rawa..