19 Ways To Make Your Tiny House Feel Like A Mansion
Let's be honest, not everyone is built for minimalism... even in a small place!
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Choose furniture that has
thin (and pin) legs that won't block the visual flow of your space.
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Mid-century modern style is *especially* good for this silhouette.
Get a similar coffee table from AllModern for
$155.99 (down from $387.99).
accent chairs as ops to go bold in color choices, textures, patterns, and silhouettes on a scale that won't overwhelm your space.
Don't discount the workhouses they call
side tables as another major focal point.
Look for extra seating that you can use on the reg in other ways, like
throw pillows that serve as pouffs and garden stools you can use as side tables.
You and I both know that you don't even have room for a card table and foldable chairs.
Get the throw pillow from Target for
$23.99 and garden stool from Amazon for $62.96+ (four colors).
Harness the room-enlarging ability of natural light
and hang some sculptural wall art with an interesting mirror.
Seriously, people have been using mirrors to make everything look brighter since before electricity was a thing.
Get it from Wayfair for
Maybe lean a
large mirror on the wall adjacent to (not across from!) a window to make things look even bigger, brighter.
Keep in mind that
chrome furniture has a similar effect on a slightly less-Liberace level. I for one, aim for mirrored and Liberace-level everything. But whatever, it's your place.
Send bar carts and
kitchen carts friend requests because they'll do so much for your tiny space in the most orderly manner.
They compensate for a lack of counter space, bookshelves, whatever. In short, they're the best! This IKEA classic is billed as a kitchen cart, but can be used in so many other ways. (I recently removed the middle shelf from mine to allow room for tall liquor bottles on the bottom and it looks quite nice as a bar cart.)
Get it from IKEA for
~Visually~ raise the roof by hanging
curtains above the window frame.
"I LOVE your cathedral ceilings?" "My wh...oh, thank you!"
Get the curtains from Dot & Bo for
$24.50 per panel.
Make sure your
area rug fits your room because a rug that's too small or two big'll just make everything look weird.
Aim for a size so all of the furniture legs are either off or on the rug.
Get it from Urban Outfitters for
$129+ (available in three sizes, two colors).
Or, just stick with a
light-colored rug to make things look lighter and brighter.
Become BFFs with
lucite furniture for a spacious look that's basically sorcery.
Just be careful not to stub your toe on this ~magical~ furniture! (I speak from experience with my lucite coffee table.)
Get them from Amazon for
$73.96 each or two for $138.94 (available in eight colors).
useful little nightstand that'll pull more than its weight in your cramped bedroom.
You've gotta stack your current reads
just so on something. Check out some nightstand styling tips for small spaces on Domino here.
Get it from Wayfair for
floating shelves as a storage solution that won't clutter up your floor plan.
multi-use pieces that satisfy the tasks you need your furniture to handle.
And speaking of versatility, make sure light-obstructing, bulky furniture also acts as
storage centers bc if it's going to block the visual flow of the space, it better WERK.
The embodiment of everything in your tiny abode WERKing.
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