Nifty·Posted on Mar 18, 201820 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living SpaceBig ideas for even the most cramped place.by Phil JahnerBuzzFeed-Redaktion, Deutschland FacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Philipp Jahner / BuzzFeed 1. Keep your wall decor minimal and spaced out, so that the room doesn't feel crammed. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @umbra_ltd 2. Take advantage of the space behind the couch or bed for storage or makeshift shelves. listotic.com 3. And use large hanging curtains to immediately make your room appear larger. camillemoore.com 4. Need more space in the kitchen? Install a small shelf above the sink... viralmente.website 5. And do the same for your bathroom, too! listotic.com 6. You can also hang a floating shelf if there isn't enough room: listotic.com 7. Give into the current plantmania trend and fill your home with houseplants — just make sure to vary the size. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @thishouse5000 8. Pro tip: Open shelves make your kitchen appear much more spacious than closed cabinets. Getty Images 9. Consider installing a foldaway table instead of a full-blown desk — because how often are you really using it, anyway? doris-goetz.de 10. To make a room feel instantly larger, add a mirror... wearefound.com 11. Or get painting! A painted ceiling adds a lot of character and a sense of roominess. Picasa 12. So does an accent wall, in even the teeniest spaces. bangonstyleblog.com 13. Consider elevating your bed — with bed risers like these — in order to make space for storage underneath. amazon.de 14. You can also lift up your bed entirely — on top of a set of cabinets, for example... remodelista.com 15. Or go whole hog and invest in a loft bed: thegreyhome.blogspot.de 16. To fancify your bathroom and save closet space, keep towels rolled up in a basket. bhg.com 17. Consider investing in a hanging trash bin for the kitchen... amazon.de 18. And move large items that you only use a few times a year out of the way: apartmenttherapy.com 19. In general, focus on maximizing vertical space! You'll be surprised how much room there really is for all your stuff. homedecorationdesigns.blogspot.de 20. And don't discount corners — they're great for shelves like these: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @selekkt And these! 4men1lady.com What's your best space-saving hack? Comment with yours below! This post was translated from German.