You've probably heard that putting a big mirror in a small apartment can help create the illusion of more space. But here are four more tiny apartment hacks you might not know about...
- Follow the Rule of Three when it comes to lighting. Each room should have at least three light sources. It gets rid of hard shadows and creates more depth.
- Don't fill every wall with art. Small spaces tend to feel bigger if you leave one or two walls open. When there's too much on the walls, it can feel cluttered.
- Think about rug size. A tiny rug that's too small for a room can make your place feel smaller than it is. In general, there should be about two feet of space between the edge of a rug and the wall. So if the room is 10-by-12, the rug should be 8-by-10.
- Create the illusion of taller ceilings. One way to make short ceilings feel taller is by getting extra-long curtains that hang from up ABOVE your windows.
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