One could argue that the most beautiful thing about humanity is its diversity; people in different parts of the world live differently, are surrounded by different concepts, ideas, customs, and even objects. Some people live in huge houses, while others are forced to cram an entire family in one single room. We are not here however to focus on these disparities, but rather take an objective look on how they inspire us in different ways; we want to highlight the differences between decorating a large space, which allows the imagination to go to great lengths, and decorating a small space, which sort of confines your imagination and makes you look for solutions rather than presenting itself as a canvas ready for creation.
Sometimes, it can be even more interesting to decorate small spaces, because they are challenging, and because they make you find original solutions and end up with a completely personalized space. Moreover, there is no limit to decorating tips for small spaces, because you always have to adapt to a new space with unique characteristics. For example, if you live in a loft, you can gain double the space by opting for a suspended bed that you reach through a ladder; it may be a bit difficult to achieve, and you will need a specific project, someone who can build it for you; but in the end, you will have a great two-level home that feels cozy and welcoming. And if you’re worried about a ladder occupying space, just think of it, or use it as a space divider, between an office area and, say, a relaxation space.
Another one of the best decorating tips for small spaces that you can try is using light colors for the room, both for the walls and objects in it. Light makes everything seem more spacious, and you don’t have to worry about everything looking too bland, because you can always add colored accents through various decorating objects. Generally, the best idea with small spaces is to try to think of every space or object as having, or taking multiple purposes. Your dining table could also be your office during the day; the space under your bed can be turned into a horizontal storage space, or even library as you can see in the picture below.
Sometimes, small spaces may have problems with the quality of the air; either it’s an old, damp building with little light and poor ventilation, or a new one where everything seems too dry and the atmosphere is heavy. To solve problems like these, you can invest in a small room humidifier, one that doesn’t occupy space, but which protects wooden furniture from cracks and, most importantly, keeps you healthy and free of respiratory problems. If you are also worried about design, you can read some small room humidifier reviews, and choose something that is both efficient and appealing.
In a small space, every object will be noticed and make an impression on the overall aspect, so you must be more careful than in other situation with how you decorate. For example, you can avoid putting a rather large coffee table in the middle of the living room and replace it with smaller, side tables, or with objects that double as a stool and table. There are many little contraptions like these that can make your decor fun to explore and practical.