Decorating for small spaces
October 11, 2012 | 0 comments
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What are the biggest mistakes people make when decorating a small space? House Beautiful's latest article helps you avoid common decorating don'ts. Read are top 3 tips from the article below:
Keep Proportion and Scale in Mind
Make sure your furniture is the correct width, height, and depth for the scale of a room. That usually means no supersize sofa. Good thing you can easily find a comfortable couch for cozy spaces.
Use Large Prints
It's easier and less expensive to be dramatic in a small space. Go with a large-scale printed wallpaper from Madison and Grow.
Draw Attention with Height
A tall piece appropriately placed has the effect of drawing one's eye upward and away from the small footprint of the room. It could even make the space feel larger. In these instances, it's better to go custom made. Bernard Christianson produces handmade, heirloom-quality casegoods and accent pieces for any room.