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5. Make your ceilings look taller by hanging long curtains above the window frame. These tassel-trim curtains come in several colors and lengths, and will let you have the perfect balance of privacy and light.
Get them from Serena & Lily for $29.99+ each. / Available in four sizes, eight color combos.
6. Or, forgo (inches of) space-hogging curtains and add a second layer to your windows with cool, privacy enhancing window film.
Get at 23.6”x78.7” roll from Amazon for $17.89.
8. Sick to death of room-elongating stripes? Opt for a light-hued area rug that’ll have a similar effect as light-bouncing mirrors.
And place (at least two of) the room’s furniture’s feet on the rug to make it look like it fits the room perfectly.
Get a 4’x6’ rug from Amazon for $60.48. / Available in five sizes.
9. That also goes for light-colored runners that’ll brighten up any dim, narrow hallway or galley kitchen.
Get a 2’x13’ runner from Amazon for $59. / Available in six sizes, 11 colors.
10. Amplify any and all light sources with a compact mirrored table to make a room look brighter and bigger.
Chrome furniture gives off the same effect.
18. Bounce around light in a teensy kitchen like nobody’s business with a stainless-steel kit that’ll transform appliances.
Get it from Amazon for $24.95.
21. Shield your eyes from the glint of trash — yes, trash — with a sleek waste bin.
Get it from Amazon for $15. / Available in three colors.
29. Do as people have for centuries and make the most of natural light by placing mirrors on a wall adjacent to natural light for the effect of a bigger room with more windows.
Be glad you don’t have to rely on mirrors to help provide reading (candle)light.
Get them from AllModern for $17.55.
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