By Socorro Lanni. interior. Published at Monday, September 24th, 2018 - 22:29:31 PM.
Have a favorite family room design tip or idea? Leave a comment and let us know!Ideas for Making the Most of Your Small SpaceGetting creative with small spaces opens up new possibilities.If you have an unused small space in your home. it can be a little frustrating trying to figure out what to do with it (no apologies for that pun. by the way 🙂 ). Maybe you feel like whatever you do. the space just looks cluttered. Or. perhaps nothing seems to fit where you feel it should.
Does your living room have a fireplace? The hearth invites people to gather. It also draws their eyes. so it's important to make the most of this design space. There is a fine line between a stark. nearly bare mantel and a cluttered one. The rule of threes can help you walk it with confidence.When you peruse design blogs. you'll see the rule of threes in living room mantels everywhere.
Another benefit of floating shelves: they fit almost anywhere. Place them in nooks. over bookcases. under stairs. over the sofa or even over doorways.Take stock of everything you ownLarge corner sofas like this one work well in small spaces.Take a look around your house and decide what you don't need. For instance. do you really need that huge decorative lamp.
If you'd like to take a more advanced approach. you can compile groups of similar items. then arrange those groups in three. Note the coffee table in the picture above. Although full. it keeps from looking cluttered by leveraging the rule of three. The top of the table has three distinct groups: books. other. books. Mix and match textures to give your couch a warm and cozy feel. Three textures. three times the fun