Small and poky rooms are the bane of pretty much every interior designers life. This is because there’s not many options when it comes to small rooms and where to place furniture. One of the greatest things about having a larger room is that you’ve got the option to alternate where your furniture goes until you’ve found the perfect position. However, in a small room this isn’t as easy to achieve due to furniture becoming too big for certain parts of the room. Luckily, all is not lost, so why not check out these tips on how to style a small room into a big feature of your home.
Isn’t it just so annoying when you’ve measured a piece of furniture but forgot to include the space that is taken up by skirting boards and sockets in the wall? Why not avoid this drama altogether and build your furniture into the room permanently? It will take away any unnecessary drama from your life and also allow you to free up just that little bit of space in your already small room. Take a look at these built in furniture ideas to see if any of them take your fancy! Transform your tiny room with built in furniture and also save yourself a pretty penny or two!
The decor of small rooms need to be thought through very extensively. If this doesn’t happen, you could find yourself with a very cluttered room. Think about whether you’ve got an unusually shaped room and whether it might be a good idea buying sculpture coffee table and using it to contour alongside the already unusual shape of your room.
Lighting makes all of the difference to how someone feels about a room. Rather than sticking to your usual overhead lighting, why not opt for wall lamps, or freestanding floor lamps to change the lighting and the ambience of the room. If you’re not the type to stick to a generic lamp, then why not spice things up a bit by adding coloured bulbs to the mix. Great lighting and an injection of your style – perfect!
Finally, storage is very important in any room and if you just leave the room as it is, it can ruin the flow that you’re creating throughout your home. Be clever with storage solutions so that you’re making space, not wasting it. Check out these ideas:
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