Hacks For When It Comes To Decorating A Small Living Space

Hacks For When It Comes To Decorating A Small Living Space
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    High property value and city living, where square footage is sold at a premium, it is no wonder people look for smaller apartments and houses, but these come with their own issues, such as a challenge to decorate and make the most out of your small space.


It is quite likely when decorating a small space that you will find yourself in trouble trying to figure out how to make everything work. These insightful hacks will allow you to properly decorate and make your tiny home feel pretty big:

Storage Is An Important Factor

Maximize your storage to every nook and cranny available in your home, you can look for furniture that features hidden storage compartments, such as an ottoman that doubles as storage. These items help to keep clutter stored away, which keeps your small space feeling more accessible and tidy.

Accentuate your space with a clever, storage bed. Every home will need a bed so why not give it more than the one function, and allow it to store away the things you need.

Whether you choose baskets to slide underneath the frame, or invest in a bed with built in storage, this hack for your small space shouldn’t be missed.

Elevate The Furniture You Can

Try to keep as many things off the floor as you possibly can. Details like floating shelves allow you to place furniture underneath your shelves and storage.

Stack your stuff or look for items you can screw to the wall, a clear floor gives the illusion of more space, making your room feel bigger.

Make Zones With Different Colors

A small space can often feel like one room, using different colors to define areas can be an easy, efficient way to break up your space. Be careful not to use too many clashing colours, this will leave your space looking too busy.

Lighter colors can be a great way to make a room feel bigger than it is, light reflects off pale or brighter walls giving the illusion of the room to be larger than it really is.

Use Clever Techniques To Simple Maximize Your Home

Clever, layering techniques is a great way to save storage and space, think of layering bath towels.

If you are still feeling a bit claustrophobic in your space, embrace mirrors in all rooms. Mirrors are an easy way to create an illusion of a bigger space by visually doubling the space.

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      some kitchen organization ideas to consider      

Look For Mid-Century Elements In Furniture

Replica of the mid-century Eames Chair is a popular option when it comes to smaller spaces, the designs that embrace thin legs don’t leave your space with large visual breaks, this cool vintage style can be found in affordable variations of replicas.

Make Your Home Adaptable

Adaptable furniture becomes your friend when you live in a small home. Don’t have a room for if a guest wants to stay, sofa beds and other adaptable furniture is a great way to adapt your space to what you need it to be.

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Make Everyday Items Clever Accessories

Refined accessories that are functional in your home, such as modern dinnerware or expensive looking water glasses will elevate your everyday items. These small details can change the way you feel about your home, without making it feel too cluttered.

Don’t sacrifice your budget on a larger home, just optimize the decoration for your smaller space to make the most out of your home.

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