From antique and earliest styles to the modern era we have evolved from traditional to contemporary fashion similarly homes should too. It is said “interior design is making the best possible use of the available space “; it is an art to arranging the furniture in a room.
It is always amazing to live in a larger space but then it is for a point. Moving further, anyone would like a compact space that is comfortable and homey. Along with it, comes the biggest issue — how to arrange furniture. Whatever effort you put it, it would seem like the furniture isn't properly put in place.
Moreover, all of us do not have spacious or large rooms in our houses, here are some tips and ways you can arrange the furniture to make the room look more comfy and spacious.
Hang the curtains high
Hanging the curtains high creates an illusion that the roof of the room is also high, which makes it look more big and spacious. It is one of the most efficient hacks of arranging furniture in smaller rooms.
Replace center table
Centre table or a coffee table plays an important part in making your room look big. Instead of having a jumbo size table, replace it with a smaller one, so that there is more walking space. For smaller rooms, it is desirable to have a small coffee table.
Light color furnishing
If your room is small choose light color of the furniture. The light pastel shades reflect the incident light making it look bigger. Also, it creates an illusion of a larger room. If you do not have light color furniture you can use cushions or cover of the sofa sets of light and radiant pastel shades.
Furniture with storage space
Choose the furniture that has space for storage such as a sofa set with a hidden cabinet beneath would help you to keep some of the stuff in there.
Using a sofa cum bed instead of an individual sofa and a bed is more likely to consume less space as well as would serve the purpose of both sofa and a bed saving a lot of space for other stuff.
Place Furniture near the window
Placing a sofa near the window can fool your eyes by making the room look bigger.
Use a lot of mirrors
It is one of the authentic hacks used to make the room look big. Using a lot of mirrors in the room creates an illusion that it is just double of its size. However, it is just an illusion but this trick is a very effective mirage. Mirrors also reflect light which makes the room more illuminated.
Removes the rags
The main idea behind making your room look big is more of free floor space. Rags and carpet consume the whole floor which makes it appear that there is no free space on the floor.
Arrange the sofa along the walls
It is the most effectual hack of arranging furniture in smaller rooms. If your room is small never place a sofa in the middle of the room, it hampers the free floor space as well as it would create a hindrance to walking in the room. Instead, arrange it along the wall so that more space on the floor is left free and it is easy to walk through the room.
Use the walls
Instead of keeping a showcase in the room use the walls, add wall shelves, they consume less space on the floor as well as are spacious and accommodate a lot of stuff.
Arranging furniture in smaller rooms is not a difficult chore all you need is a vision and perspective. For smaller rooms, you must use the furniture that creates a chimera of the room being larger. Amalgamate the furniture with light neutral pastel shades of the wall and bright lighting this would result in more illumination in the room which would make it look nice and spacious. Just do not think designing a smaller space is a burden. This is a place where you can unleash your creativity and the DIY activities. If you take into account these tips, you will be able to create a lovely space for yourself.
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