There aren’t many of us who live in a place as big as we’d like. That means we have to work with what we got. Luckily, there are ways to make your place feel bigger without adding any square footage. And unless you have serious space issues like sharing a one-bedroom between four people, coping with a smaller living space can be done with a few easy steps.
One way to take control of your spot is to alter the color, textures and patterns. going with a monochromatic color palette for your smaller space can help the room feel more open and airy than having lots of contrast. Mastering some simple elements of design and using psychology to your advantage can help small spaces feel much larger — ultimately making you more comfortable in them.
The accompanying guide contains many more ideas on how to make your small place feel like a big space. Apply them to your home and it will feel much closer to the dream space you’ve always wanted.