By Jenice Cowell. interior. Published at Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 - 19:17:09 PM.
one stunning statement piece of anything always makes a better impact than many busy small items just creating visual clutter.” — Charmaine Wynter of Charmaine Wynter Interiors Inc. in Southlake. TXInvest in uplighting. Opt for lifted lighting“In smaller spaces. flat areas like the floor and table tops are at a premium. so consider lighting solutions that hang in the air like wall sconces by your sofa and pendant lighting by your bed.
“I recommend covering all the walls of the room in one color to make it feel larger. Consider using a warm and rich or soft and soothing hue to cover the majority of the room. including the ceiling. Highlighting one unifying color fades defining lines. which enhances the coziness of the space. Additionally. using that wall color at least one other time in your space — either in an area rug or a small accent piece
However. if your home relies on recessed can lighting for most of its illumination. be sure to layer in some floor or table lamps so that you have light casting up onto your ceiling. too. Leaning too heavily on recessed lighting tends to leave the ceiling in darkness. and that makes any space feel smaller.” — Rebecca West. Interior Designer at Seriously Happy Homes in Seattle. WALet color unify the space. Consider a unifying color
If space is an issue. think about investing in multi-functional furniture like a set of nesting tables that can double as a coffee table. A desk can also function as a buffet when entertaining. or even a bench can be a coffee table. extra seating.” — Lisa Melone Cloughen of Melone Cloughen Interiors. Inc. in New York. NYUse these tips to get the most out of small space living.