If you live in or are planning to move in a small apartment, to create the illusion of a much more spacious place can be tricky task but not impossible. Bigger spaces help us to feel more relaxed and after a long day, it is just nicer to come back home that does not feel tiny. To make your home seem bigger, you do not need to break down the walls and do everything from scratch. All you need is to know few basic tricks.
First of all, to make your home feel bigger, use light colors. Light walls and ceiling will create not only a cozy atmosphere, but will make your home feel more spacious. It does not mean that everything in your home has to be white, but just try to not to have too many dark details in your house.
The other thing you can do is to look through your things and throw out the things that you do not need anymore. If your apartment is small, do not overload it with a lot of furniture and decorations. This will only make your home seem smaller, not to mention all the dust you will have to clean! Keep only the most important things. In this case, less is definitely more.
You can also hang mirrors on the walls because they create an illusion of bigger rooms. Just do not hang too much of them! Try to think of few places where it would be the best to put them, so that your place would look bigger. And if you like art, do not hang too many paintings on the walls, because it will make the room look much smaller.
To create more space in a small apartment can take a lot of time of thinking and planning. But when you do that, it will be much nicer to come back home. Just remember to avoid dark colors and to not overload your apartment with things. If you do that, your apartment will look bigger instantly!