How to make a small home look more spacious?

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Your home, your space, your life!

It might be a bit smaller than you’d like it to be, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be efficient. Keep reading to find out how to best use the space you have! Humans hate shadows and clutter, we are drawn to light. Light makes your home feel bigger and more spacious, so before you do anything make sure that you find a way to make your space as light and airy as possible.In this article, we will help you attain that neat and spacious looking home you’ve been looking for.

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There is a common misconception that in order to capitalise on available living space you should push all furniture to the edges of the room. In doing so, you may very well end up with a boring and cramped living space, which is the opposite of what you are aiming for. Alternatively, look for paths, grouping furniture together can ensure a clear paths are formed, this will make it easier to move around, which in turn gives the impression of a bigger space.


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When it comes to flooring, applying one specific type throughout your living space is the way to go. It will create a sense of continuity that will make each room look like they are part of one large area. Making for a more spacious looking floor.

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Low-lying pieces of furniture generally make a room look more spacious quite simply because they leave more room above them. Distinctify has a great range of low-to-the-ground pieces such as  the Imporre round coffee table (see picture below):


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Your artwork’s size occupies an essential role in the overall span and proportion of the room. While it may tower over the rest of the room, it will create a sense of height and space if displayed above your eyeline, just don’t go too crazy and dwarf everything else in the room.

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When it comes to artwork, the trick is to go for a blend of sizes and materials. Start with your biggest piece, then try adding three or four smaller pieces around it.

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