Let’s make your small living room look larger! If you need some quick and relatively affordable ways to maximize your living room’s first impression, read on!
I’m going to share some easy tips to help you make your favorite space look more spacious. Once you try some of these clever tips, your living room will be unrecognizable.
The key to living happily and beautifully in small quarters is combining space-saving and multifunctional solutions while expressing your personal style.
Look at your limited living space as a creative design challenge.
White/light paint opens up any room, making it feel airy and serene. Painting the walls and ceiling the same shade of white only enhances the calming effect. Also, painting the trim and walls in the room the same color draws the eye up and highlights the ceiling.
SCALE IT DOWN
Pushing furniture up against the wall makes everything look and feel confined. Even just a few inches in between the wall and your bigger items can make space look more open. To create a sense of roominess, always leave a little air between the sides of your furniture and the walls.
BONUS: [GET LEGGY] By choosing sofas and TV stands with legs. Your room will feel instantly more open as light will be able to flow underneath.
Make use of creative hidden storage, multi-purpose furniture. By having key pieces pull double duty, you can easily accommodate all your living room needs. Some neat examples are a wall unit as a desk, ottoman for storage or the highly useful pullout sofa bed.
Any discussion of small spaces needs to include the idea of using mirrors to create a greater sense of openness. Placing a mirror across from a window is the best way to reflect light and make the room feel larger.
So, you’re living small, it doesn’t mean you can’t include stylish features that represent you. In a small room, it’s easy for the furniture to take over the personality. Just because it’s a living room doesn’t mean you need a sofa and a coffee table and a TV. Unexpected furniture and layout will make the space itself feel more open and fun and personal. Have fun with it, be you.
There are so many solutions to make a small space look bigger while keeping it in your brand of style. Remember accent pieces, strips, and clever lighting.
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