5 Cute tips for maximizing small spaces (PHOTOS)

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!

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Interesting tips!! I avoid cluttering...organization is key to make every room open and the whole layout flow very open and free.


These are very good and interesting tips to keep in mind

Helpful tips.
Good tips

Organization and fabulous decor!



Thanks for the tips. 


Thanks for the tips.

Great tips! Small places tend to look cluttered very easily. I love the bathroom but omgoodness there's no storage space lol

I keep everything organized and uncluttered as much as possible. And I utilize vertical space whenever necessary.


Good tips, keeping up with it is a challenge, but help is here! 

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