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Tips to Maximize a Smaller Living Room or Apartment Space


A small room or small apartment does not have to feel cramped and cluttered. With the right furniture and some decorator tricks, you can create a pleasant and airy space no matter what the size of your room. Here are a few good ideas to maximize your space and accommodate your lifestyle.

1. Take a Minimalistic Approach

The saying "less is more" was never so important as when you decorate a smaller space. Get rid of fussy furniture and update your decor with more contemporary styles. Straight lines and a neutral color pallet can give a smaller space an uncluttered feeling.

2. Use Nesting Tables

Many of us enjoy having accent tables in the living room or the great room to hold a drink, the TV remote or reading glasses. You can also use the nesting idea to add extra seating by placing a couple of ottomans out of the way underneath are a console.

Nesting tables, with their stackable design, allow us to store multiple tables compactly while ensuring they remain easily accessible for when visitors unexpectedly drop by or when we require extra surfaces for various purposes. This ingenious feature helps us maintain a clutter-free living space while ensuring that our decorative and functional tables are just a step away when required.

3. Use Illusions

Illusions can create the appearance of more space to make your room look bigger. Try furnishing the room with downsized furniture that will serve your purpose but not take up much real estate. Another way to use illusions to create the appearance of more space is to set your window coverings higher than expected. Sheer fabrics and transparent shades that admit natural light can add to a roomy feeling.

 4. Clear Away The Clutter

Nothing makes a room look smaller than a lot of clutter. Keep the small-scale "chachkas" to a minimum and choose a few impressive larger decorative items to give the room a feeling of extra space. An accent chest can add flair to the room and provide much-needed storage.

 5. Maximize All The Space You Have That Means Go Vertical

Unlock the full potential of vertical space to elevate your storage solutions to new heights. Delve into the world of design by seamlessly integrating built-in bookshelves and kitchen cabinets that soar to the ceiling, providing an elegant and efficient means of stowing away items used less frequently. For the creative do-it-yourself enthusiast, contemplate the installation of carefully crafted shelves above your bed or sofa, fashioning bespoke vertical storage that aligns perfectly with your unique needs and aesthetic.

 6. Look up at the ceilings 

In your quest for spatial optimization, don't overlook the versatility of your ceilings. Beyond their traditional role of hosting chandeliers, these overhead expanses offer an opportunity to introduce an added layer of functionality and style. Ponder the prospect of suspending verdant greenery or a sophisticated kitchen pots-and-pans rack from the ceiling, expertly capitalizing on this often-underutilized dimension. By doing so, you can unlock the full potential of your living space and usher in a new era of refined and efficient home organization.

 7. By ordering a small custom loveseat sofa

The best way to maximize your space is to have an exact fit of the furniture that takes up your apartment living space which is a sofa. By measuring your space and getting an exact fit no matter the size by ordering one of our small apartment custom sofas, then you will be able to maximize  your space to fit any small home or apartment. 

8. Having An Armchair Instead

To save even more space you can opt in for an arm chair or lounge chair if you live alone. By getting a lounge chair you will save as much as half a sofa which is approximately 35-40 inches on average. The modern armchair collection gives you the opportunity to save space but also still seat comfortably. 



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