Even the smallest spaces can be big on style. With a little imagination and a few creative design tricks, you can reinvent your cozy quarters to suit your own needs. When dressing a small space, pay attention to the details, as everything becomes a focal
Robbie Caponetto; Rex Perry

Living Large in Small Spaces

Even the smallest spaces can be big on style. With a little imagination and a few creative design tricks, you can reinvent your cozy quarters to suit your own needs. When dressing a small space, pay attention to the details, as everything becomes a focal point. Let each item have meaning and impact—and make sense in the space. An oversized, vertical mirror gives the illusion of space, while an ottoman provides practicality in the form of a coffee table, additional seating and hidden storage. Read on to create this look for less.


Simple black console table
Courtesy Crate & Barrel

Good Console

Don’t have built-ins? No problem. Let a console table provide the open display space you need. Add a grouping of a prized collection or tailored boxes, the clean lines of this handsome table allow your possessions to take center stage. 

Channing Console Table, $499 
Available at Crate & Barrel 


metal floor length mirror
Courtesy West Elm

Lean On Me

For an inexpensive but impressive decorating trick, lean a vertical, floor-length mirror against the wall to give the illusion of space.

Metal Floor Mirror, $299 
Available at West Elm 

 


storage bench ottoman
Courtesy Urban Outfitters

Secret Storage

Extra storage is key in small spaces. From remote controls to magazines, pens and other tchochkes, it’s a great place to stash things when company comes a calling.

Jet Set Storage Bench in Light Sage, $249 
Available at Urban Outfitters

 


tufted blue arm chair
Courtesy Ballard Designs

Seating Salvation

In combination living-dining areas, it’s important to provide comfort and a sense of elegance to balance out the space. As smart as it is stylish, this blue chair is a welcome addition to any room.

Ashford Chair in Spa Blue by Sunbrella, $701
Available at Ballard Designs

 


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