Are you starting to build up and slowly fill your small space? Well,  if yes, we suggest you check out this article for some space-saving tips that will for sure spare you from the stressful “building-up-a-small-space” process.


Regardless if you’re giving it a timely revamping or redecoration or getting ready to move in your new and humble home. So, stop waiting for your hair to turn grey and keep your eyes on the pages instead. 


Give this article a handful of your time, and find out how you can stay stress-free while giving your small space or small home a little makeover without compromising a chic and cosy interior style. 


1. Go for minimalist interior design by avoiding over-decorating the house.

If you’re living in a small home, it’s better to go for minimalist interior design instead of stuffing all the spaces with bulky pieces of furniture that you might probably don’t need. Filling your small home with too many pieces of space-consuming furniture and decorations can make it look packed and much smaller. 


Thus, stay away from the temptations of various fancy decorations and grand furniture to keep your home look more spacious than usual. 


2. When using larger furniture, only use the fewer pieces to avoid over-using of the space. 

Using too many large pieces of furniture in a space-limited home isn’t that advisable. But, if you can’t resist having one, you may still have a few pieces only so not to overuse the space. 


You may use a few pieces of sofas and lounges instead of filling the living room with too many bulky couches. But, when choosing sofas and lounges, you may prefer the ones with plain or textured upholstery – avoid those with vibrant prints.  


Also, when using larger furniture, avoid pushing them against the walls. Instead of placing them against the walls, leave a space behind the home furniture. It will make the entire room look more spacious and extensive. 


For some sofa care tips, browse this article: 5 Easy-to-do Tips to Keep Sofas Unharmed at Home With Kids and Pets Around.


3. Try the Murphy beds and pull-out bunk bed instead of the traditional bed.

If you’re living in a condominium or renting an apartment space, you better give murphy beds or pull-out bunk beds a try. Usually, you can also turn it into a sofa when you like to sit and chill out or can be a shelf or cabinet at some other time. 


This multifunctional furniture may help save a lot of space for space-deprived homes, where having separate rooms for guests is impossible. A pull-out bunk bed is more prominent for families who have lots of kids yet living with limited space. 


4. Turn unused, unnoticed or empty space into storages or bookshelves.

Ditch out the number of space-consuming cabinets and storages by utilising the unused or empty spaces in your small but humble home. Who knows that you can use the end side of your closet or any of your cabinet for hanging and storing several household stuff like a mop, toilet cleaners, disinfectant sprays, broom, and more?


For empty or vacant walls, you can repurpose them as a shoe rack or add a floating shelf or wall-mounted shelves for books, small pieces of home decorations, frames, and indoor plants.


5. Ditch the idea of putting too many unnecessary pieces of small furniture. 

If you think that small pieces of home furniture would fill your home, well, you’re wrong. They’ll only make your space-deprived home look more like a miniature house – so, when buying tiny pieces of home furniture, don’t buy too much.


Thus, you can have a few extensive pieces of home furniture to keep the balance of a small space in your humble home. 


Helping your place get more space


Now that you’ve unearthed these tips to save some space in your small place, may it be a condo, apartment or your home, don’t forget to apply them one by one. And as you consider these brilliant tips, you’ll see the astonishing results unfold before your eyes from time to time. 


And of course, we always want to exchange ideas with our readers so, feel free as a bird to knock on our doors to share your on-hand knowledge about the tackled topic.


You might also want to read this for more home improvement tips and guide: Moving From a Big Home to a Small Pad? See How To Furnish Your Humble Abode.


Kath Ramirez took up journalism as her Bachelor’s Degree with Bachelor of library and information science on the side and now writes for John Cootes. It’s an Australian-based business that offers traditional furniture and homewares for over 38 years now. After a busy working week, you’ll either see her binge-watch on Netflix, cuddling with her fur babies, bonding with her family or devouring her mom and sisters’ homemade goodies.

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