Does your small space (apartment, condos, mobile home) need improvement? It’s all easy to do with decorating and décor tips for a small space to make it roomier. First thing to do, get rid of all the clutter! As Americans, we have a tendency to purchase compulsively; as a result, we end up with areas in our home filed with useless crap.  Take a serious inventory of everything you own and store. The cost to have a small load of items hauled away is a drop in the bucket compared to holding onto unneeded items. You can always rebuy items at a later time, should you find yourself in a larger living space down the road.  Freeing up space is the key to making the most of the tips to follow.

Creating the perfect small space by adjusting everything to your needs, not the opposite. Defining the spaces that are relevant will go a long way in maximizing the space available.

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Steps to do before redecorating

You’ll need to do these things first to maximize the space before decorating.

  1. Decluttering will give more space.
  2. Layering with color and accents to add depth in cramped spaces.
  3. Emphasis on curves not linear lines will do for more organic spaces.
  4. Storing and organizing stuff to limit clutter.
  5. Vertical storage in corners or spaces for books and other stuff.
  6. Redefine spaces by separating sections to place furniture and decor.
  7. Furniture that can be stowed together is better than a humongous piece.

Dedecorating small spaces

Some practical suggestions to before decorating small spaces like apartments, condos or mobile homes.

Make an illusion of more space

First off; you’ll need to use light and airy colors to make space look fresh and add plants to inject some green for natural looks. Put mirrors or metallic décor near or opposite the window for a play of light. Another trick is placing curtain rods at 4 to 6 inches to the the ceiling to make a window seem bigger. Addition of stripes or stripped designs like curtains and wallpaper that makes it look less cramped. All furniture a gap away from the wall is better and don’t place humongous furniture where it looks too small!

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Choosing furniture

Get dual-purpose furniture and mobile furniture which is better in a cramped apartment when re-arranging. See-through furniture will define small spaces better and pick furniture with built-in storage space as well. Get rid of any items that are oversize, bulky or too bold.

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Alternative ways to increase space

Space is increased with hanging shelves not bulky cabinets that take up more space! Corners shouldn’t be kept empty and walls as alternative storage/display areas for more drawer space too.

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Small spaces get roomier

No matter how small your living space is or whether it’s a apartment, condo or mobile home no need to fret. Decorating and décor tips for a small space will create and maximize whatever space is presently available. Easy to follow tips makes any cramped space look better in no time.