5 ideas for decorating a small space

Unfortunately, not all of us live in big houses, with lots of space to enjoy. If you’re living in a city, you probably live in a small apartment, with not so big rooms. Well, don’t let your small space pinch your style. Even if you don’t have a big apartment, a house does not become a home until is decorated to fit your lifestyle and make it feel yours.

Many of us are living in smaller spaces that we’d like. No matter how big or small your space is, it can still look stilish. Decorating a small house could feel frustrating and can become overwhelming. The truth is, you can live in a small house and make it feel so big that will function as well as a big mansion. The key is is to take advantage of any space available you have.

In adition, you just need to follow some simple tips to transform your small space in a house you will love. It’s all about the details. For example, the colors you choose for your walls, the furniture, patterns and accesories need to complete each other in order to give a welcoming vibe. On the other hand, if you don’t have so many spaces to decorate, it doesn’t mean your house should be boring. Read on to discover 5 ideas for decorating a small space to inspire you for your next remodeling.

1. Choose neutral furniture

Wheather you like it or not, neutral colors are timeless. For example, you can choose a beige sofa and bright, neutral furniture for your living room and add pop of color with some colorful pillows or curtains. A classic style is a timeless one and it will never go out of style. Moreover if you don’t want to change your furniture every 5 years.

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2. Leverage natural light

A big advantage in a home is the amount of natural light. Small living rooms, for example, could feel a lot bigger with the right amount of natural light. Most importantly, you will need to maximize the amount of natural light by adding mirrors, sheer curtains and moving clutter from the window space.

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3.Opt for open shelves

Do you have a lot of accesories that you want to display? Choose open shelving instead of classic furniture. Even if you want to display some art pieces or just your favorite books, open shelves will make you maintain clearness and avoid clutter. In addition, it will add dimension and depth to a small space.

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4. Add more lighting pieces

The last thing you want in a small space is poor lighting. The most important thing, besides natural light, is to add many sources of light, except the main ones. For example, add more table lamps in different spots of the room to make it feel bright and welcoming, even in the evening.


5. Play with patterns

Even if we are talking about patterns for the wallpaper, for the curtains, rugs or even bed sheets, well-combined patterns could change the entire feeling in a small space. What if you don’t have a big room to decorate? You can choose different colors in a small room as well and it can look incredibly lovely.


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