There are different options for living room decorations. You can take the new decoration to replace the older one. You can also take certain decoration out to create extra free space. Any technology upgrade such as the flat screen TV set will give you better functionality and less space needed at once.
For you with limited time at home, having less decoration on the living room will be a wise decision. It will let you to avoid time consuming cleaning time. But still, it does not mean to have nothing for the living room. A handmade sculpture will be a good point for the living room. Alternatively, you can take the fireplace as the focal point. A large mirror will be another smart thing that you apply for the living room. You can put your favorite books on the open shelves. It will let you to have more reading chance when you are in the living room. To prevent the library impression, you can make use the open shelves as the places for other accessories such as the flower vase, sculpture any other details.
You can make a change on the living room decorations regularly. For this purpose, you can simply re-arrange the decoration. Applying different living room table covers will give different looks.