Seven Tips on How You Can Make a Small House Appear Spacious | SmartGuy

Seven Tips on How You Can Make a Small House Appear Spacious

Designer

Making a small home feel more spacious is quite a unique challenge. You have to understand that it is not necessary to change the entire look of the house by buying new furniture and other fixtures. Instead, just a few simple changes here and there can help in creating the required look.

In order to accommodate everything and make every corner of your home multifunctional, you should sit down with all the members of your house and list out their individual priorities.

Setting and rearranging is not the job of the home keeper alone. Everybody should participate in decorating the home is such a manner that it beams with perfection and yet looks clutter free. Now let us go through some wonderful solutions that would make your small home look larger.

Here are some tips that are easy to apply and simple too:

Decoration
A home is bound to look smaller if it is not decorated correctly. Improper pieces of furniture and lighting that is inappropriate is sure to make your home appear tiny. In order to add to the space, it is very important to place the furniture and other home dacor in the right places.

Furniture
Place big pieces of furniture against the longest wall of the room.Avoid buying bulky furniture in the future and opt for smaller pieces instead. The pieces that have their legs exposed would further add to the spacious look.

Lighting
Next in line comes the lighting of the house. Do not have any light fixtures installed on the ceiling. Your ceiling would seem lower than what it actually is if you have light bulbs on it. Put them on the walls instead.

Ceiling Color
Also, ensure that the color of the ceiling is lighter than the color of the walls and the furniture. This gives a roomier appearance.

Mirrors
Adding lots of mirrors can further enhance the look of the room to make it appear as more spacious.

Soft lights
Install lights that do not cast a shadow and give a shady appearance.  Get soft lights fitted so that your home looks warmer.

Clutter free
Lastly, make sure that your home is clutter free. As it is, you have a small home and if it is full of unused and inappropriate things, then you would never be able to give it a spacious look. So in order to improve the spacious look, create a tidy environment.

Besides the above, ensure that you place the furniture in such a manner that no one falls or trips over it. People should be able to maneuver easily around the house if there is enough free space. If you follow these tips, then you can be sure about not feeling all cramped up in your home any longer.