25 Clever Tricks To Make Your Home Feel Larger Than It Is

25 Clever Tricks To Make Your Home Feel Larger Than It Is

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lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

Your place may be small, but you don’t have to feel cooped up. Here are some brilliant ways to work with the space you have so you can get more breathing room.

1. Here’s a handy DIY for halving a table to increase the space of your home’s entrance area.

Via Pinterest

2. Sliding walls provide better breathing room unlike standard walls and doors.

Via Dwell

3. Need more floor space? Open more up by hanging your laundry bag.

Via Chic Cheap Nursery

4. If you creatively place mirrors or metallic tiles, you can give the appearance of a larger room.

Via Decor Pad

5. Here’s another trick using reflective surfaces that will brighten and open up your kitchen space.

Via Dwell

6. Custom shelving and hanging areas can be placed anywhere your imagination can conceive. The same approach can be used with under stair storage.

Via Desire to Inspire

7. Get those pots and pans on a clever pan holder like this. And for more amazing ideas to add storage to your kitchen, check this out.

Via Pinterest

8. Installing your own micro shelving to free up a lot of primary shelving space in your pantry.

Via Family Handyman

9. Pamper your baby with a murphy-style changing table. Or perhaps, a murphy bed (here’s a DIY).

Via Decor Pad

10. Place your baby’s crib in a closet not only frees up space, but let’s them know the dreaded closet monster doesn’t exist. Here are some good tips for planning a tiny nursery.

Via rebekahgough.blogspot.ca

11. Putting walls up is often bulky. If space is a serious issue, use basic room dividers instead.

Via Pinterest

12. If room dividers won’t work, curtains are a great second choice.

Via Pinterest


13. Having open storage can also help increase the appearance of space. Just be sure your items are well organized (and appropriate) for display.

Via Pinterest

14. Using a dresser for your TV stand is a great way to consolidate storage and TV support.

Via Twotwentyone.net

15. The lower your furniture sits, the higher a ceiling will seem.

Via Pinterest

16. You can add more closet space by hanging some of your clothes in one of your room’s corners.

Via Pinterest

17. The right color choices make all of the difference in opening up your space visually. Here are some ways to make it work.

Via Homedit

18. Make use of those thin areas around your door by putting up some shelving. Be aware that this may limit how far the door can open.

Via Pinterest

19. Want to free up some counter space? Installing sliding shelves in a pantry is a great way for using and storing small appliances.

Via Tiny House Design

20. Hidden shelves are a space-saving win in any room.

Via Better Homes and Gardens

21. Who needs a coffee table in the middle of the room when you can use a sturdy arm table?

Via Etsy

22. A window mounted bar can make having breakfast simple and scenic. Here’s the DIY.

Via Offbeatandinspired.com

23. Does your knife collection take up a lot of space, or intimidate your guests? Here’s a clever way to keep them organized and out of sight.

Via Popular Woodworking

24. It may not be great for lounging, but a small tub is still a tub.

Via Mydecolove.com

25. Of course, nothing creates the feeling of open space like white paint.

Via White Living | Blogspot