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It is not every time that the living space available to you is what you really want it to be but that doesn’t mean you should despair, as I am here to guide you on what you can do. While you might crave a bigger space or different space, the room you have may be smaller or not shaped the way you like.

It is not all gloom and doom as there are some things that you can do to create a look and feel of a bigger, different looking space that what you presently have. Some small design tricks of use of color, furniture arrangement and lighting will totally transform that space.

With the understanding that colors act and work in different ways for different individuals, it would only be sensible to match every room’s colors to personal desires and tastes as well as the rooms’ purpose. For instance, it might not be advisable to paint your kitchen pristine white due to the activity that takes place there or use very dark colours in your bedroom, which is supposed to be comforting, soothing and welcoming.

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To make a room seem larger and brighter, use light colors because they are expansive and airy. Soft colors such as cream and soft hues of blues and greens are just a few of the best colors that can open up a tiny room into a bigger living space.

Unnecessary furniture sometimes occupies a lot of space, that a room appears crowded and small. Some tips can be useful here.Few moderate pieces will work much better than lots of small, cluttering ones. Also, multi-function furniture such as a convertible sofa bed, a chest that can serve as a coffee table, chest of drawers, and beds with drawers for storage to reduce clutter, maximize space and help you stay organized are highly recommended. Using thin line furniture and folding tables, which can be put away when not needed, will go a long way to maximize space.

Consider furniture arrangement as well by placing large furniture pieces against the wall so as to open space at the center. Furniture should be appropriate to the room size and not used to block the pathways. This will open up the space and make it feel larger.

Tall furniture that might make it seem as though the ceiling is lower than it actually is are better avoided. Let there be plenty of space between furniture and the ceiling height.
Allow plenty of natural light into the room and get rid of heavy draperies. Where the natural light is not enough to open it up, proper artificial lighting should be considered.


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