How to Decorate for Small Spaces While Still Making them Feel BIG

Interiors & Decor


I don’t know about you but I think it’s pretty safe to say we’ve ALL lived in a small space before or even tried to make a little living space work for us in some way or another. Tiny spaces can be functional, charming and full of character too. Here are a few inspirational images of spaces that I’m loving, along with a handful of tips on how to make your home look like this! Which look is your favorite? And how do you decorate for your petite spaces?

When styling small spaces you should try to use white color tones whenever you can! This light and airy ambiance can make your space feel bigger and brighter than any other color.

Try the adage old trick and work in large mirrors or mix in a couple different sized mirrors wherever you see fit.

Reach for quaint furniture that is just the right size. Like these cute and perfectly curated nightstands above or this pint-sized stool below.

In small spaces, shelving is key! Decorative and functional shelving can play a huge role in making your room feel homey and organized.

From bar carts near your bed to adding in extra shelving where you see fit – exposed storage is key. I always try to find pretty products that also minimize the clutter.

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BY Kate Arends - June 18, 2018

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June 20, 2018 8:38 am

I’m always inspired by the tiny Airbnbs we visit – they seem to always know how to make a small space feel bigger!

June 22, 2018 10:07 am

All these small spaces looked amazing, so many great tips, specially using white color tones and using shelves to maximize space. Great post.

June 24, 2018 8:14 am

White color tone always makes me more passionate

July 23, 2018 1:07 pm

Small spaces can be tricky to decorate because it’s too easy to make your home feel too cramped. Decorate correctly, however, and you can easily make your space seem much bigger than it is!

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January 21, 2021 10:38 am

All these small spaces looked amazing

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