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    25 Products To Help Make A Tiny Space Feel Roomier

    No matter how small your space is,'s all about the art of ~illusion.~ *jazz hands*

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    1. A striking poster to break up the monotony of a bare, one-color wall. This blueprint poster of Cinderella's castle will add a spellbinding touch to your (probably-not-spellbinding-because-you-don't-have-this-yet) space.


    This print is reimagined from the original artwork! It's printed on Fuji Crystal Archive paper so you won't have to worry about bad quality or sudden tearing.

    Promising review: "Wonderful gift for all Disney fans. This feels like a collectible and it’s got a great vintage look. This is a great size too. You could just spend hours exploring this photo. It’s just so cool to have. It is a great way to bring Disney into your home without overpaying for it. Wonderful product."—Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    2. A distinctive wall mirror — mirrors create the illusion of space due to their reflective surface, so go wild! Put one or three in a row. Plus, this one looks fancy enough that you can trick everyone into thinking you paid a lot more for it than you actually did.

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    Promising review: "For the price, this mirror is perfect. Looks high quality, isn’t too heavy so you can hang anywhere, and packaged extremely well. Reminds me of something you’d find at West Elm for a Walmart price. It’s very mid-century, boho chic. Exactly what I was looking for." —whitg

    Get it from Amazon for $33.32.

    3. A nature wall decal to freshen up the room and bring some of the openness of outdoors inside. Then, you can at least pretend you hear the rustling of the trees and feel the wind in your hair....


    This pretty decal is removable and repositionable. It comes with 31 pieces that you can use however you want — just peel and stick!

    Get it from Walmart for $22.99.

    4. A floor-to-ceiling sheer curtain set to give the illusion of height to your space, making it seem bigger. No, it's not deception. It's called "being cunningly clever at decorating," people.

    Urban Outfitters, Walmart

    Hot tip: Mount the curtain rod several inches above your window frame for this to work!

    Get the brown floral curtains from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in three designs), and the lavender curtains from Walmart for $11.99+ (available in three colors and three sizes).

    5. A transparent vase filled with plants and flowers that'll serve as a statement piece for a small space. Using transparent or exposed pieces instead of clutter-inducing knickknacks makes the room feel more clear and polished. Plus, you'll feel ten times more sophisticated and like you're totally winning at adulting (even if you're totally not).


    Get the exposed glass test tube vase from Walmart for $9.99+ (available in six designs and two quantities).

    6. A large canvas wall art piece which will do better as the focal point of your wall instead of a cluster of smaller ones that might draw attention to the lack of room. A bigger art piece also adds an element of tranquility to a hectic and cluttered space (aka your room, probably).


    It comes gallery-wrapped and ready to hang!

    Promising review: "It has the look of a painting even though it's a silk-screened image on canvas. The art itself is very elegant (kudos to the artist!) and it fits perfectly in my living room. The color in the image is true to the product. I use Command Strips on the back's side edging. Works very well and doesn't damage the painting or the wall." —Stacey

    Get it from Walmart for $24.74+ (available in four sizes).

    7. Or, if you're not into large art and like smaller pieces, a set of minimalist art prints to look clean and bright, and liven up your wall, and, in turn, your room, and maybe, just maybe, your soul too.


    This is a digital art print set so you instantly download a set of 15 high-resolution botanical prints in different sizes that you can print on your own, then frame, and hang them. You can request for the prints to be in a size not listed on the shop at no extra charge.

    Get the set from HeartsinColors on Etsy for $14.77 (comes with three art prints).

    8. A small lighted cherry blossom tree for adding some nature-inspired light to your room so that it feels more refreshing. Plus, this tree won't take up too much space. Who needs real flowers that will wilt in two days when you can have tiny LED versions of them?


    This tree is safe for indoor use. They provide you with extra "cherry blossoms" to tack onto the branches. Plus, the branches are bendable so you can shape them to mimic an actual tree!

    Promising review: "I purchased this for my daughter. She hates to take her Christmas tree down; now she can have a tree all year. She lives in NYC — needless to say, her apartment is small so this tree is perfect." —Terry G

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    9. A woven wall hanging that's not too loud or busy can open up the room with an effortless exhibit of color and pattern. So hang this up and take joy in the fact that you are the best interior decorator you know.


    This hanging is made with natural materials!

    Promising review: "I love how vibrant the colors are. It really adds a splash of fun to my decor. I get so many compliments on this wall hanging." —Emily C

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in five designs).

    10. A palm-sized decorative and functional aroma diffuser. Use refreshing scents like rain, ocean, and bamboo to mimic their outdoorsy effects, giving your room a clear, cool atmosphere rather than the oppressiveness confined spaces tend to have. Moreover, it'll humidify dry air, and serve as a perfectly pretty piece of decor. I don't know about you but I need this. Like, now.

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    This lotus-shaped diffuser is palm-sized and portable, plugs with a USB cord, can run continuously for 12-15 hours, can hold up to 200mL water, and switches off automatically when there's no more water. It has three work modes and is touch-control so you tap it to change the modes, and there's a color indicator for each mode. It has a sponge wick lock and a tiny wick for easy replacement.

    Promising review (for the diffuser): "I love the clean and simple look of this diffuser. Perfect size for a small area. I have used it several times with no issues." —Marilyn

    Get them from Amazon: the diffuser for $19.99 and the essential oils for $16.95

    11. A set of wooden floating shelves – they're great for storage or for displaying all your knickknacks that would otherwise make your space look messy. These will add a clean and elegant touch while also clearing up your room to allow for more space. Dance your heart away without stubbing your toe into anything!

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    You can install the shelves on top of the wall brackets, at the bottom of the brackets, or a combo of both.

    Promising review: "I love the look of these shelves. They were super simple to assemble and install. They look great in my bedroom! They are really lightweight so I'm not afraid of them falling off the wall once items are placed on top." —BoyMomEst2015

    Get a set from Amazon for $19.99 (comes with three shelves).

    12. A set of bamboo shades will not only look charming but also do wonders for a smaller space because they allow more light to spill in than regular curtains. The more light in your room, the more airy and open it feels. Your friends will laud you for your interior decorating skills.

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    If you need more privacy, simply keep curtains over the blinds but keep the curtains open during the day to allow the light to pour in. These have a cordless design, making them more efficient to use.

    Promising review: "The blinds came individually wrapped. Hardware had straightforward instructions and installation of the brackets was seamless. The blinds fit right into the attachment. Quality of the product itself is wonderful. The blinds are heavy and the wood is quality. Once I hung one set, I noticed a difference in the amount of light coming in. Take a chance on these. The quality, for the price, is the way to go." —JR

    Get them from Amazon for $35.

    13. A hanging decor piece — making use of a hanging plant or stringing up photos can be a good alternative to regular decor because it immediately draws the eye up and creates the illusion of a higher ceiling and thus, more space! There's a science (read: illusion) behind everything, guys.


    The photo clip string lights come with fairy-lighted clips that you can turn on and off depending on the look you want!

    Promising review (for the hanging planter): "I absolutely love my macrame plant hangers. It had a zen feeling and immediately felt like a higher quality product. Second, I was impressed with the modern design. There is a cute, tiny floral pattern on the beads, and two strings with beads on the ends for added modern flare. I fit 10" pots in with no problem. I'm very happy with my purchase, and if I find I need more, I would order again." —B. Parham

    Promising review (for the photo string lights): "These lights are so pretty and just overall good quality. I bought these for my dorm and they’re such a good price. I hung them up with small command hooks and they hold up well." —Kelsey

    Get them from Amazon: the hanging planter for $8.99 (comes in three designs and two quantities) and the photo clip string lights for $8.99+ (comes in five designs and quantities)

    14. A standalone mirror because remember what we said about mirrors? Yes, you do. The more mirrors, the better. And one like this will save space, look chic, and conveniently display your whole outfit so you don't have to jump up and down in front of a small wall mirror. Get them to cast the light coming from your windows to play up the illusion, or use them to cast a spell.

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    Promising review: "This mirror is easy to assemble, looks nice in the bedroom, and is flattering as mirrors go. There's nothing ugly or obtrusive, it is sturdy, not at all flimsy, and it surpasses my expectations." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $47.95.

    15. A wooden clothing rack to look sleek and chic while functioning as an extended wardrobe so that when the rest of your clothes don't fit into your tiny closet, you don't have to keep them strewn all over your chair and bed, which makes your room look messier and smaller.

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    The rack itself is made to not take up too much space and its open design makes it feel breezy rather than cramped so it's a win-win for both your room and your closet. People use this as a plant or decor rack too!

    Promising review: "Very easy to put together. Comfortably hangs 15 hangers w/ shirts or sweaters, and then there's some space on the sides for tote bags etc. Love the storage underneath. Great for small bedrooms." —Nevon K.

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99.

    16. A leafy oversized faux plant because adding any kind of greenery is always a foolproof way to open up a space, and a taller one like this will link your room to nature, which we commonly associate with fresh air and openness. It'll look like you have decorating skills even if you don't.

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    You can bend, adjust, and fluff up the leaves and stalks to get it the way you want. It comes in a small black planter but the plant is moveable so you can switch out the planter to a fancier one of your liking (it can be any size!). Reviewers love how real the plant looks and say that it's worth investing in!

    Promising review: "I buy a lot of stuff on Amazon and this is one of my all-time favorite items ever! It's the most incredible artificial plant. You cannot tell it's fake. There are dark stems and leaves mixed in with lighter ones. There are also cut-off stems which makes it look very realistic. I had been looking for a long time everywhere. They all looked so bad, the same green color, bad textures, and super fake. This one is so much better, realistic and 100% worth the extra money. I put it in a pot I bought at Target. It looks amazing and really modern. It completes my living room. Love, love love this." —Canyon Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $95.88.

    17. A well-placed rug for adding texture and give the illusion of more floor space. So pamper your feet and take joy in it!

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in three sizes and colors).

    18. A table lamp and a floor lamp to brighten the room even further alongside the main ceiling light (the rule of three!). More light sources = the illusion of a more expansive space. Plus, it adds to the decor too so you get the best of both worlds.

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    Hot tip: Having three sources of light in a room is usually the way to go for a brighter, wider-looking space!

    Promising review (for the table lamp): "The design is simple yet it looks elegant. Its wooden base makes this lamp looks classy. This is a modern lamp 'cause of its additional function. It has a USB port where you can charge your phone while using this lamp as a night light. It brings more beauty to my bedroom and sometimes I set this on my dresser. I love this lamp for its dual purpose use."—Jane

    Promising review (for the floor lamp): "Simple, sleek, minimalist design that looks good but does not call too much attention to itself. The light it casts is very nice, not overly bright but warm and cheerful and enough for reading. Also affordable and very easy to assemble. Great purchase." —ProfL

    Get them from Amazon: table lamp for $28.99 and floor lamp for $64.99 (available in three finishes)

    19. A sleek bamboo storage bin to hide all your dirty secrets...uh, I mean, store your spare clothes, makeup, skincare, anything really! This pretty thing will clear up the clutter and finally reveal that rug you obviously bought from number 17 that you forgot you had because it was buried under your mess.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $129.

    20. An exposed-leg chair — the negative space creates the illusion of more room all around, and adds to the airiness of the decor. Your room won't look cramped or restricted with these!


    Get them from Amazon: the lounge chair for $145.34+ (available in three colors) and the gray chair for $79.99+ (available in two colors and six quantities)

    21. A statement-making wall tapestry – all you need to zero in the focus on one point of the room. Keep the other walls bare or with minimal decor to truly make an impact. It's all about ~balance.~


    This tapestry is handmade with polyester and fabric edges. It's also safe for washing.

    Get it from wfrancisdesign on Etsy for $28.02+ (available in four sizes).

    22. A small ceiling light to serve the same purpose as hanging decor with the added benefit of bringing in more light into a room that has no windows or doesn't get enough light. It also upgrades your room from dull and boring to sharp and chic. When in a muddle, sometimes all you need is a little ~light.~

    Urban Outfitters, Wayfair

    Get the pendant light from Urban Outfitters for $79.99 (originally $129) and the chandelier from Wayfair for $144.99 (originally $177).

    23. A floor-to-ceiling bookcase that may become the star of a small room if positioned against one wall, drawing attention. It looks sleeker than small ones and is great for storing books that would otherwise be piled on your floor or for displaying your favorite figurines that would look cluttered on side tables, making your room look less unkempt (I'm not saying your room's unkempt but maybe I am).


    Get it from Amazon for $85.64 (available in five colors, three shelf quantities and three styles).

    24. A storage ottoman that'll allow for more space in your room due to its storage feature while also providing a classy extra seat for company. Honestly, double-duty furniture is your best friend when it comes to small rooms. Also peep the exposed legs 👀...see, it's all full-circle.


    Get it from Amazon for $64.09+ (available in six colors).

    25. A steamer trunk coffee table to serve double duty with secret storage you can use to keep anything that takes up space, allowing your room to clear up and finally see the light of day — or the light of your table lamp at least.

    Pottery Barn

    Get it from Pottery Barn for $599+ (available in two sizes).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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