How to make a small room appear larger

Some common ideas which usually work for most small rooms when you want to make them appear larger are: Allow as much natural light to enter the room as possible Use artificial light liberally, to keep things bright Use an torchiere lamp or two—it will bounce light off the ceiling and

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    Some common ideas which usually work for most small rooms when you want to make them appear larger are:

    Allow as much natural light to enter the room as possible

    Use artificial light liberally, to keep things bright

    Use an torchiere lamp or two—it will bounce light off the ceiling and reflect it back into the room

    The use of mirrors is very effective, possibly ceiling to floor on a wall, or framed mirrors hung in important places and with groupings

    Allow your furniture to reveal as much floor space as possible

    Glass dining, coffee and end tables are ideal choices

    Use open "leggy" furniture, it helps keep the space open and free


    The biggest problem is using to much furniture into the space. Be realistic about your needs, keeping the above tips in mind.

    I am working on making Deanne's room look twice its size

    Hope this helps
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    Default Re: How to make a small room appear larger

    Another big thing that helps a room to look larger is a light color on the walls and carpeting.

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    The floor thing is so true. I swear this house could feel so much bigger if we just cleaned it up and organized things better.

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    I am excited about really getting into transforming Deanne's room!!!
    Tragedy, sadness, loneliness and despair taught me that life is really a beautiful thing; if it wasn't I wouldn't be able to recognize that anything was wrong - Lynn in Virginia

 

 

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