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Choosing the right furniture to maximize your small space
Let’s face it, I bet we all would fancy luxuriating in the kind of big fancy rooms we see in magazines or on TV! But most of us don’t live in homes with spacious rooms, and some of us might not even have separate rooms to speak of. Think studio living, aka cramming everything in one room whilst living with a bunch of room mates. If you are lucky enough to have a place on our own, chances are you are more than likely living in a small home, small apartment, or condo with small rooms and even smaller closets. But that doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy an organized, stylish life.
All you’ve got to do is make sure that your furniture meets your needs, and maximizes your space.
Space saving furniture, with lots of storage can help hide things away, fit into awkward spaces like corners, and if you shop intelligently, can handle more than one function.
Buying furniture with space and functionality in mind, you can now go ahead and make your space more organized and then enhance it, with a sense of style.
Things to Consider When Buying Furniture for Small Spaces
Take accurate measurements
Think about scale
Reduce the clutter
Look for multi-functional furniture
The living room is often the most used space in our homes. It’s the social hub. A place to sit back, relax and catch up with friends and family. Getting the right living room furniture which strikes the balance between practical and stylish, with enough seating and storage to make the room functional can be tricky to achieve – especially when you have a small living room.
But with the right space saving furniture you can achieve this while keeping your living room uncluttered. Below are some space saving living room solutions you can try out.
Corner TV Stands
The bedroom is our sanctuary, it’s a room in our home where we relax and unwind with our loved one, and of course, get some good rest. A good night’s sleep aids brain function, promotes good mood and even slows down ageing – which is the more reason you should make sure every furniture in the bedroom is such that promotes comfort while maximising as much space as possible. Below are some space-saving furniture that can help make your bedroom comfy and cosy.
Compact vanity tables
Corner vanity tables
Wall mounted clothes racks
Over the door shoe rack
Under the bed shoe storage
Kitchen and Dining
When you think about your small kitchen and how you can fit all the furniture and appliances you need into it, you can’t help but just give up. But that shouldn’t be the case, the fact that your kitchen is small doesn’t mean you can’t have what you need.
One of the things you need to consider when looking for furniture and appliances for your kitchen is to go for those that are space saving and can fit into the small space in your kitchen. Below are some you can consider.
Folding Kitchen & Dining Room Sets
Stowaway Kitchen & Dining Room Sets
Space saving dishwashers
Portable Washers & Dryers
Handheld vacuum cleaners
Small kitchen island carts
Pull Out & Under Counter Trash cans
Space Saving Ironing Boards
With the pandemic, working from home has become the new norm. Most of us are looking for innovative ways to carve out a home office from our small space, and what better way to make this happen other than getting home office furniture that can fit into awkward corners of your space, on the wall, or those that can be easily folded and hidden away after the days work. Check out some them below.
Most bathrooms are generally built small and as such, we need to make sure we make good use of the space we’ve got available. The best way to make proper use of the space available in a small bathroom is to utilize the awkward corners and wall spaces that are mostly left vacant. Check out some of the space saving furniture you can try out.
Over the Toilet Storage
Corner Bathroom Cabinets & Shelving
Free Standing Bathroom Storage
Wall hung toilets
The entryway is the first area guests see when they enter your home. It can set the tone for the rest of your house, so a small entryway should not stop you from setting it up nicely. When it comes to having an inviting and well-decorated entryway, constraint drives creativity, so if your thinking about updating your small entryway, then these space saving furniture will help you realize a space that’s both balanced and beautiful.
Wall Hooks & Coat Racks
Entryway Storage Benches
Style isn’t strictly an indoor affair, but occasionally we forget the potential of our gardens as sanctuaries for entertaining and relaxing. If you’re working with a small patio or deck, you may not think that you have the room for an outdoor entertaining space. But with a little planning and creativity, you can turn your space into the perfect spot for a morning cup of coffee or a summer barbeque with friends.
So enhance your small space with furniture that makes you want to relax and linger longer in your outdoor space.
Folding garden tables
Folding garden chairs
Stackable Patio Dining Chairs
Need more inspiration?
Visit our Living room section > Living room
Visit our Bedroom section > Bedroom
Visit our Kitchen and dining section > Kitchen and dining
Visit our Home office section > Home office
Visit our Bathroom section > Bathroom
Visit our Entryway section > Entryway
Visit our Outdoor section > Outdoor