I live in a home with small rooms and it can be a challenge to decorate without it looking like a cluttered mess. I'm not a professional home decorator and at the moment I can't afford one, but that doesn't mean I can't try my hand and decorating to maximize small spaces.

With the wonders of the internet, it is easy to peek into fabulously decorated homes and get inspiration. Lately, I've been on a redecorating kick and I have found that the following five tips work fabulously for maximizing small spaces.


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  1. Play with scale and patterns.
  2. Think vertically and horizontally.
  3. It's okay to go BIG.
  4. Color is key.
  5. Use space wisely.

Using 5 different room spaces, I've put together some great examples of these tips in action. Check them out below!

Topics: decorating  inspiration  style