Making Your Rooms Look Larger Through Shrewd Interior Choices

Every homeowner wants to have the ability to make their living space appear as spacious and as welcoming as possible. There are many ways to create the illusion of a larger living space, such as avoiding tall furniture. Tall furniture pieces tend to minimize the setting that surrounds it due to showing such a small amount of space between itself and the ceiling. Ceiling shelves are a much better way to go if you’re looking for higher-up pieces.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is possible to make savvy changes to the style and layout of a room in order to trick the eye into thinking that the area is larger than it actually is.
  • Try rearranging some pieces, and if possible, remove some furniture from a room completely to give it a more spacious look.
  • By using mirrors correctly, you can trick the eye and brain into seeing the space as much bigger than it really is.

“Unfortunately, while tall furniture can sometimes look the part, it’s not always ideal from a space perspective.”

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Gail Doby

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