19 Design and Decorating Tips for Small Spaces

By M. W. Byrne

For those who dare to dream small, there’s plenty of ways to make the most of your scant expanse with 19 design hacks for minimalist homes.

Patterns & Glass

Adding patterned furniture or busy accessories helps give a room depth since it implies a foreground and a background.

1

Go Higher

Anything that can be lifted off the ground should be so those 10 glorious feet aren’t just empty space.

2

Lighten Up

Using a lot of whites and pleasant airy tones helps reflect light which feels more open, and larger.

3

Everything is Storage

Your couch should have drawers. Your bed should have drawers. Your stairs should have drawers.

4

Mirror Mirror

Mirrors that reflect other mirrors create a sense of the infinite that quickly turns your Hobbit-hole into a mansion stretching on endlessly.

5

Dangling Dividers

A sheer, semi-transparent curtain helps create a sense of more room than is technically there.

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