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Decorating Tips For ‘Small Space Living’

These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house.

Double duty

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This “bedroom” is separated from the rest of the house only by a half-wall that also acts as a headboard. A rectangular recess on the wall’s bed side is a handy place for books and a carafe.


Look Up

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If your small living room is blessed with high ceilings, take full advantage of that extra space! While vertical space doesn’t help with squeezing in an extra seat, drawing the eye upward does help give the impression that your room is far larger and grander that it would otherwise seem. Fill the vertical space with an eclectic art gallery.


Built-in Beauty

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A Small bathroom usually means less cabinet space. Make up for the loss of storage by adding built-in cabinets below.


Functional with Flair

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Lighting and paint are some of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to open up a small space. Natural sunlight streaming through windows gives an airy, natural quality to milky white paint from floor to ceiling. Mini extras, like the ceiling pendant and under-the-counter fridge, are key.


Put your pantry on display

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