The trend these days is shifting towards smaller living spaces, so tastes and décor are also changing accordingly. Living in a small house or apartment does not mean that you have to compromise on your desired aesthetic. So, here are some ways you can be smart with your interiors and bring the best out of a tiny home.
Go for a neutral colour palette
The easiest way to make a small space look larger is to use a predominantly neutral colour palette. Your walls should be painted in light neutral colours and your major pieces of furniture should be along the same lines too. To add colour, use subtle, yet unique items.
Pick furniture with less of a footprint
Large pieces of furniture such as huge couches or dining tables take up too much area in already limited spaces. Go for pieces which have a more airy look, such as settees and loveseats. They will also add to the stylistic element. As for tables, instead of large centre tables, use contemporary coffee tables which take up less space.
Trick your vision
A fun way you can make your home look spacious is through little tricks and illusions. A classic trick is to use mirrors to make your rooms look larger. In addition, paint the ceilings of your rooms one shade lighter than the walls. This subtle trick is especially effective with shades of white.
Another way to make your ceilings look higher and your home look spacious is to hang the curtains right near the ceiling and have them touch the floor.
Be smart with storage
When you have limited space in your home, a larger storeroom or deep cupboards will be quite inconvenient. So, instead of using more square footage of floor, go vertical. Use tall, narrow cupboards, and multipurpose display shelves that have functional storage as well.
Also, avoid a TV console altogether and hang your TV on a wall to prevent it from crowding up your living room. You can also utilise those underrated spaces in your home such as the area under the stairs or over your closets to add ample storage that is also discreet.