How to Make the Most of Your Small Home Space

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Organize and declutter your space: 

Being creative and a little more innovative with your space will enable you to create an environment that is functional and inviting. Whether you choose to live in an apartment or a cozy cottage, the first step would be to declutter your space and get rid of items that you haven’t used in a couple of months or years!

Investing in suitable storage solutions is the starting point, you can place your items in bins and baskets or shelving to keep everything a little more organized and simultaneously less cluttered, another alternative would be to use shelving to utilize vertical space, therefore use the walls to your advantage and start placing more objects on shelving that reaches the ceiling.

When picking furniture for your place, choosing multifunctional furniture is the best bet:

Furniture is not only for one function such as seating or eating, furniture can serve multiple purposes, opting for furniture that serves a multifunctional purpose such as a sofa bed which has space underneath it for storage or a coffee table with added storage, this will ensure that you have less clutter and your living space will increase and be more user-friendly. Another option could be to consider purchasing folding or expandable furniture that can be packed away when not in use. To maximize your space efficiency ensure that all your furniture pieces have some form of built-in storage. 

Creating illusions to maximize your space by using mirrors:

Placing mirrors in strategic places in your apartment or cottage to reflect light and to create the illusion of a larger space. Maximizing your living space can be created by creating an illusion with one wall to visually expand the room, not only does this add an element of depth but it also brightens your space. Find yourself a mirror that does double duty which can double as a cheap alternative to brighten up a dark room and to give the sense of more square footage.

Maximize natural light: 

Reflecting light and the use of natural light is the greatest natural remedy to enlarge a smaller space, or to create the illusion of a greater space. Using mirrors as well as any other form of reflective objects will assist to reflect light around the space, helping the whole environment to look bright and have the benefit of making it look more spacious. 

If you cannot utilize natural light to the extent that you want, an alternative could be to incorporate artificial light with fixtures. Make the most of your features, floor lamps and other forms of light can add light to dark corners even adding suspended lighting from the ceiling can transform a room. The use of brighter lights will create a larger feel in rooms. 

Living in a smaller space or home often brings with it its own challenges, but with creativity and being a little more innovative you will be able to make the most of your limited space. Decluttering your space is also helpful to declutter yourself and your mind, as the saying goes “less is more” move your belongings and objects into alternative storage boxes or a storage facility to help you to clear your space. By implementing strategic design solutions and optimizing storage as well as embracing flexibility you can create a cozy and functional environment that reflects your personal style and at the same time maximizes comfort. Often it is not the size of your home that matters but how you make the space work for you. 

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