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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.