Affordable Small Space Design Tricks
Whether you’ve moved into a small apartment or embraced the tiny house movement, small space design is taking center stage. There are a growing number of small scale furniture lines, small home appliances, and storage ideas that maximize the square footage you have.
When you downscale, either by choice or necessity, it’s important to adopt a small space attitude; in other words, celebrate the lifestyle! Begin by pitching clutter. Choose design-savvy accessories you can’t tuck away — IKEA is a great source for this. Put the focus on light and bright palettes, dual-purpose and movable furnishings, and a modern sensibility that works well in small spaces.
This article first appeared on the Canadian website MoneySense.
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