Same Footprint, More Space: Is It Possible?

Last updated on June 23rd, 2023

Size doesn’t always matter, especially when it comes to home décor. There is a lot you can do with the space you have if you let your creativity blossom. But, if your brain cells need a nudge, these inspiring ideas may just be the thing you need. From space-saving to making your space look bigger than it is, these tips will guide you to achieve the impossible.

A beautiful décor for your small space. Read on.

Sliding Partitions

It’s amazing what sliding glass partitions can do to your décor. These wondrous creations can shut off your space when you need privacy without cutting off the light. What’s more, you can add aesthetic appeal by using the wooden frame to your advantage. And yes, oodles of visual space when you slide them back.

These sliding wonders can be installed between your bedroom and your living space. They work in the kitchen as well when you don’t want your guests to see the clutter of dirty dishes.

Folding Screens for Your Open-Plan Home

Screens are a gorgeous addition to your home. All you need is to unfold them when you need privacy. When not in use, they make excellent style statements for your wall décor.

Your options? Louvered screens are to die for, especially as you can paint them any color you want. But then, Japanese screens have their charm too. Filigree work or bamboo screens are your other options.

Built-In Storage

Built-in storage is the unsung hero of small spaces. These units have plenty of space for all kinds of stuff including garments, shoes, woolens, blankets, and sports gear. The best part is, you can customize your unit to accommodate your TV and vanity too if you so wish. And hey. Try to keep your units slim so that they don’t take up too much room. You don’t want your space to look smaller than it is!

Folding Tables

We all love to entertain, no matter how big or small our home is. And while there is bound to be a restriction on the number of guests if we have a small space, you are sure to need a table large enough to fit six people.

Folding tables are a boon at such times. You can either pick a pull-down table that gives you freedom of movement when not in use, or try the drop leaf table that can be extended when you have company. Sure, it will be a tight squeeze, but rubbing elbows while you eat is part of the fun!

Multi-Functional Furniture

When you think about it, there is storage potential in every nook and cranny of your home. You just have to look hard enough. Your window seat is a case in point. A few drawers under your seat can house your extra garments, pillows, and bedsheets. The same goes for the bench at the foot of your bed or in your entrance foyer. Abundant storage possibilities!

Storage under your mattress is a boon, but pull-out drawers give better access. Other hidden storage options? Your ottomans, or the space under the sofa. Or how about a shelving unit behind your door? This is ideal for your footwear collection. A floating shelf above your door can house your book collection. As you can see, endless possibilities.

Murphy Beds

The Murphy or pull-down bed is magical. Once you fold it into your unit, you have an expanse of gorgeous space, giving you what your heart desires, a reasonably large room. This space can double up as your living space in case you have a tiny studio apartment. A window seat and an easy chair can transform this space into your living area.

Last Words

A bit of ingenuity is all that is needed to face the challenge of a small space. And what a glorious feeling, when you make the impossible, possible! With these amazing tips, there is no reason why you cannot turn your space into a stylish designer home. But, if you are struggling, just give us a call, or log in to for inspiration.