1. Color coding items in your tiny space streamlines the overall look and adds some personality.
2. It’s the easiest way to be intentional with every square inch you have.
3. The color of your furniture can also help stretch your space.
Find this table here.
4. Acrylic and glass items don’t take up any visual residency, so the things on them can take center stage.
The Ghost Chair.
5. If you feel like painting, using a bright, bold color is a big statement way to visually expand the space.
6. It impedes your eyes from registering the room’s actual dimension…aka it seems much bigger.
7. A tonal color scheme has a cool and sophisticated look that flows together seamlessly.
It’s perfect for a tight space and impossible to mess up.
8. Especially for small rooms lacking any interesting architecture, gray walls can add a layer of elegance.
9. Try balancing the look with pops of bright color or white linens to keep it from getting too dark and closed in.
10. Richer colors do absorb light, but deep, dark, and cozy may be just the thing you’re going for.
11. And like gray, they vamp up the elegant feel.
12. If you want to save money on paint, or aren’t allowed to paint because you’re renting, all white makes rooms feel open and airy.
13. The lack of color reflects the light and will make your small space open up.
14. But no matter what bold color you’re using (or not using), don’t forget to add black.
15. Black items will ground a small space and make the other colors in the room appear crisp and clear.
16. Similar to stripes on your clothes, vertical stripes will elongate a room.
17. Cool colors lift warm colors up and can transform your 6-foot ceilings to look mile high.
18. Another way to stretch a narrow room, with less paint, is to break up the lines.
19. This small workshop gives a whole new meaning to bringing in the outdoors.
20. You can widen a room with a pop of color in an unexpected place.
21. Or, if you’re sharing your small space with a partner, mixing unexpected prints.
22. As long as you’re connecting the prints to other items in the room, it will feel cohesive, not random.