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5 Easy Ways To Make Your Small Home Look Bigger

August 4, 2016

Renovating a small house can be quite the challenge, especially when you’re faced with space constraints. Thankfully though, we have learnt to get creative with interior design! Not convinced? Perhaps these following 5 hacks might change your mind.

1. Skip False Ceiling

False ceilings look good but can easily overwhelm a small space. Why not focus on the lighting and simple décor like this apartment? Not only do pendant lights look good, but they are also incredibly functional. With drop down pendant lights that hang inches from the table, replacing light bulbs (or cleaning) will no longer be a problem.

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2. Use Simple Colour To Brighten Up The Space

Go for a open and airy look. Stick to a simple colour scheme and making smart furniture choices can make all the difference to their apartment.

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3. Furniture With Exposed Legs Is Key

When you have a small living room, it’s best to give bulky and cumbersome furniture a miss. Instead, opt for small pieces of furniture with exposed legs. The exposed legs give the illusion of spaciousness and allow light to filter through, creating a sense of lightness as the tables and chairs look like they are floating on air.

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4. Use Mirrors To Strategically Enlarge The Space

A well-placed mirror can do wonders to a small apartment! When placed strategically, it helps to reflect light and brighten the room, giving the illusion of a bigger space.

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5. Have An Open Kitchen

It’s an open secret that living spaces tend to look more spacious with an open kitchen. A practical design solution for small homes, hacking the dividing kitchen wall not only opens up the area, but the homeowner’s decision to choose a colour scheme that complements the living area makes the kitchen look like a continuation of the living room. After all, who could say no to a larger kitchen?

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5 Easy Ways To Make Your Small Home Look Bigger
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Sometimes it’s not about how much space there is but what you do with the space. With all these neat tips, a spacious house is definitely within your fingertips. Get connected with an interior designer who will be able to guide you in your interior journey. If you are looking to renovate soon, you can also request for a complimentary quote request and get started. Download our free app today for more ideas, tips and cost guide - available on the App Store and Google Play.

Image credit: SQFT Space Management, Oriwise Sdn Bhd, Box Creative, JGIConcept Design, Deco Deco Budget.

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