How to Make Your Home Feel More Spacious
Don’t be afraid to use large pieces of furniture
If your home feels small, don’t be afraid to use large furniture. It will give the illusion of space and open up your home.
Don’t be afraid to mix materials and styles together
Another thing that can make a room look bigger is mixing materials and styles together. You could put a wooden table with metal chairs or even a velvet sofa next to a leather chair.
Mixing things makes it seem like there’s more space as our eyes are drawn around the room, looking at everything that’s there rather than focusing on just one aspect.
How to use mirrors in your interior design ideas for small spaces
The way we perceive a room is also affected by the way that light reflects off surfaces. If you have small windows, it’s a good idea to use mirrors to bounce the light around your room and make it feel more spacious.
The same goes for floors, as polished wood tiles reflect light from the ceiling and make your home appear larger than it actually is.
How to use wallpaper in your interior design ideas for small spaces
Don’t be afraid to use wallpaper if you have a small space. It can make the room seem bigger because, once again, our eyes are drawn around the room, looking at every area rather than focusing on one thing – like with paint or plain walls.
When using wallpaper in small spaces keep it simple and just use one colour (no patterns) and put it on one wall. This will draw attention away from how small your space is and give the illusion of depth.
If you have a small area, don’t be afraid to mix materials and styles together to make the room seem bigger. You can also use mirrors and wallpaper to make your space feel larger.