Here’s How Furniture Can Make Your Home Look Bigger
Small spaces are inviting and comfortable.
Plus, they are easy to maintain and clean.
But the only problem is that they are small. And small homes have their own share of concerns.
We don’t need to tell you how challenging is it to place together your all household items in a small space. Even it is challenging to place a bed over there. Adding a dining area or home office seems to be almost impossible. Isn’t it?
Luckily, you can make your home look and feel bigger.
All you need to tweak the placement of your furniture.
Yeah, you have heard it right. Rearranging your furniture can save you a lot of space and add to the beauty of your home as well.
All you need to go through these tips.
Remove Large Furniture:
First of all, look for the culprits. Well, we mean that look for large furniture that eats a lot of space in the room. Removing them is the first step to make your room look spacious.
How to tell if you have oversized furniture?
If a piece of furniture brushed up against the living area’s boundaries, either sideways or up and down, it is an oversized piece of furniture.
Such furniture eats up a lot of space, making your room look congested. Remove them and bring in light-coloured furniture and lighter weight pieces.
Look for Focal Point:
You should identify a focal point in the room even before bringing in the furniture. Simply put, look for the spot you want to highlight.
The focal point can be an artefact, TV or a fireplace.
Make sure to place large pieces of furniture before others. Afterwards, place those smaller pieces around the focal point with the larger one facing it. This way, your room can look organized and spacious as well.
Don’t create several focal points as it makes the room look complicated.
Leave a Little Gap between the Sides of Furniture and The Walls:
It is an age old tradition to get the furniture too close against the wall. Many people think that it makes the room looks spacious. Well, this is nothing but a myth.
However, leaving a little gap between the sides of furniture and the walls can do the trick. It will unleash a sense of “spacious”. The furniture can be placed close to each other to create intimate conversation areas.
The chair shouldn’t be placed more than 8 feet apart. Keep the flow of traffic in mind while arranging the piece of furniture. You can place the bed between two walls for making a welcoming bedroom.
Improve the Symmetry:
The furniture placement can be done in two ways—symmetrically or asymmetrically. Symmetrical placements are meant for formal areas while asymmetrical arrangements are suitable for informal areas.
To create a symmetrical look, you can place two tables with lamp on the either side of the fireplace along with the two candleholders on the mantle. The sofas can be made parallel to each other with the two angled symmetrical chairs. Or similar armchairs can be placed against each other with the presence of a side table in between for an informal arrangement.
Don’t Block the Ways of Natural Light:
They say that natural light makes a space look bigger and brighter. However, it can be your sofas or tables that stopping the natural light to unleash your room with such positives. Here is a remedy—shift these things near the walls without windows. This way, you can create a path for the natural light to your room.
So these are some simple tips to arrange your furniture in a way so that your space can look bigger, beautiful and organized. What do you think? Let us know by commenting below! Get a Locksmiths queens number in case of an emergency.
Naresh Prashar is marketing manager of E-Living Furniture, a leading online portal for affordable and elegant furniture for all types. Now a busy businessman, he loves to travel around the world and write on related topics whenever finds some time from his busy schedule.