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Important Tips To Make Your Small Home Look More Spacious

Decorating your home can be challenging especially when you are dealing with a small space. Whether you live in a bungalow, tiny home, or a container home, finding ways to be creative in a small space can have a huge impact.

If you use space-saving furniture with the right color and design elements, a small home can be spacious and impressive.

Below are 10 simple ways to help you make your small home look more spacious

Scale it right

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Scaling in a home is how the item relates to the size of the house. So to make the most of your small home, accurate measurement should be your ally. Before buying furniture, make sure you scale up your home to determine the right furniture size for every room in your home.

Store it away

store it away
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Purchasing furniture with a storage function can make your home tidier and create more space. Storage sofas, storage beds, storage coffee tables, storage cabinets, and other furniture with storage functions, allow you to easily store items away. This is one way to make your small home look more spacious.

Multiple Use

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Using smart solutions such as multifunctional furniture is another way to make your home spacious. Whether it is space-saving, transformational, or multifunctional furniture, the goal is to satisfy different uses at the same time, instead of getting multiple pieces of furniture that take up space in your small home.

Use your corners

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In a small home, every square inch is usable. Instead of using regular furniture which will normally take up lots of your floor space, opt for furniture such as corner sofas, corner wardrobes, or corner desks that can fit into corners of your home thereby freeing up more of your floor space.

Keep it Light

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If you want to maintain a spacious home, then you need to keep your decoration light. Adding lots of furniture to your space will overcrowd it and make your space cluttered.

To achieve a more spacious home opt for furniture that serves more than one purpose or those that can easily be hidden away after use. This technique will make your small home look more spacious

Go High

Go high
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When space is premium, you can maximize your space by going vertical. So instead of using a regular TV unit or nightstand, opt for a wall mounted TV unit or a floating nightstand. This way you will free up more floor space.

Use Mirrors

Use mirrors
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A wall-mounted mirror placed in a strategic spot (let’s say opposite a window) in your space does not only help you take a good look at yourself before stepping out but also creates the illusion of more space by reflecting more light into your home. Mirrors make your small home look more spacious.

Don’t forget outside space

Dont forget outside space
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Your outdoor or garden space is an extension of your home so it should not be left out. Make your outdoor space appear more spacious by making use of space-saving outdoor furniture such as folding dining sets, folding tables, folding chairs stackable chairs, and lots more.

Choose wall colors wisely

choose your color wisely
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As we all know, lighter colors make the house look spacious. When designing a small house, always choose lighter colors, such as off-white, light blue, and sea green. The reflective properties of these colors create an illusion of space in the home.

Keep it tidy

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Clutters clog the house, so get rid of old belongings, such as clothes, toys, and other items which might leave your space untidy. Hideaway your knick-knacks, tidy your closet, clean the floor, and clean your kitchen cupboard. A clean, tidy house make your small home look more spacious

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