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27 Ways To Maximize Space With Room Dividers

Just think of all the things you can do with your new "wall." You can paint a mural on it, push a desk up against it, or even project a movie onto it. Just don't assume that your roommates won't hear you having sex behind it.

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3. Use Billy bookcases from IKEA.

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Watch the tutorial.

5. Make a recycled wooden pallet room divider that you can easily hang things on.

Not only does this give you extra wall space for art and photos, especially if you aren't allowed to nail holes in a rented apartment. Get more information here.


11. Use floor-to-ceiling pole shelving in a Danish modern inspired home.

One of the staples of the '50s and '60s modernist style are free-floating shelves made from teak. Get a tutorial for a similar look here.


25. Use upright branches, bamboo, or tall houseplants to visually divide a living space.

There's no tutorial for this, but you could place a series of tall plants in planters if you don't feel like making your own holder.

26. Salvaged windows divide a space while giving a light, airy feeling.

There's no DIY for this, so you might want to consult a professional before attempting to erect a huge panel of glass.

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