Learning how to maximize your space, big or small, is quite an art form. And yet, there are plenty of easy-to-do tricks you can use . . . if you know how to apply them!
1. Clear the space
Reducing the amount of furniture in your room will improve the quality of your life since decluttering is always a great way to clear your mind as well as your space!
To get more space, choose compact furniture that takes up less room.
Fill your space with furniture that can be used for many purposes. For example, select a coffee table with drawers or sofa that turns into a bed.
Your room will appear smaller than it actually is if it’s filled with clutter. So put away anything that doesn’t belong in that room and see the difference!
Take advantage of the height in your room by creating a small mezzanine used for storage and by hanging light fixtures from the ceiling to free up your floor space.
If it’s possible, eliminate furniture or dividers that separate your rooms. It is always a winner when you have a confined living space.
It’s not about the colours you choose, it’s about how you apply them! Have fun adding faux finishes to your walls—they’re a great way to make a room look bigger.
Light, delicate fabrics, particularly when used as window dressing, as well as any kind of transparent material used in decoration, or even glass doors will give your room a more spacious feel.
Because mirrors reflect what is around them, they can make your space look considerably bigger.
Rather than installing a simple light fixture on the ceiling, place light sources in various shapes and sizes around your room. You’ll be able to change the ambiance of the room whenever you want, all while making it look more spacious.