10 Tips to Design a Small House to Make it Look Spacious and Attractive

Buying or building a small house is actually not a problem especially for young people who are just starting a family or living alone, owning a small house with little space will not be a problem. Moreover, with a very limited space capacity, a small house can look big, as long as the homeowner is careful and knows how to properly arrange the interior of a small house.

To answer the problem of small houses, are 10 tricks to maximize space and land in a small house so that it can look wider. What are the tricks? You are curious? So, consider this article first!

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  1. Bright color for walls

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    You must have heard or read a lot about how bright house paint colors make a room or a small house seem more spacious and spacious.

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This classic way of working effectively. Architectural and interior design experts recommend white paint and other bright colors to be applied to a room or small house.

With bright colors, the small house will feel roomy, fresh, and bright. Applying dark paint to the room will make a small house look more comfortable, but make a smaller house smaller. Instead of reflecting light, the dark color of paint actually absorbs the incoming lighting source, as a result, the house looks bleak.

  1. Don’t Put the Furniture Faster on the Wall

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     If you have a minimalist sofa in a small living room, slide the sofa a little from the wall, give a gap to breathe, so that when there is light coming in, a shadow will arise from the sofa. The shadow creates the illusion of perception of a bigger room in a small house. 

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It has become a habit for most people to arrange furniture, shifting furniture to the walls of the house has been trusted as a method to provide space for small houses. This perception is not entirely true.

  1. Use the Mirror on the Wall

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    In a fairly narrow room, hang several medium-sized mirrors next to each other

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If you visit a restaurant or shopping store with a narrow room, pay attention to the surrounding walls of the room. The shop owner puts a mirror around the room to create the impression of a large room. This mirror trick can also be applied to small houses.

Create a mirror frame into a uniform color to beautify the decor of the room, to give the impression of a room that is wider than the original.

  1. Multifunctional Furniture as a Solution to Small House

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Putting a small cupboard and table in a small space in a small house will actually make a small house feel full and crowded. Why not use a chest of drawers or a multifunctional cabinet that can function as a cupboard together? Today, multifunctional tables are widely available in the market at varying prices.

By utilizing multifunctional furniture, you have saved space in the small house you live in. If the bedroom is narrow and you need extra space to store equipment, buy a mattress that has a drawer under the bed that can function as a storage cupboard.

  1. Carpet Motif Patterns To Display Room Wider

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If you don’t have a carpet for a small house and are planning to shop for carpet, buy a carpet with a small repeating pattern. Carpets with small repetitive pattern motifs will give the impression of a more spacious room.

Put the carpet under the living room table. Just use carpets with different repetitive patterned motifs on other furniture in your small houses such as under the bed, sofa, and cupboard. This is an illusion trick of the eye to make a small house look spacious, not crowded, and looks bright.

  1. Wall Furniture for TV

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If the family room in your small house is narrow, don’t hesitate to put some electronic devices on the wall. Hang the television on the wall, place the DVD player, game console, or speakers on the wall to make the room open on the floor.

  1. Patterned floor strip

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    If the room in your small house is wider, apply a vertical carpet or paint patterned floor to give the impression of a longer room and vice versa.

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Clothing with stripes or vertical lines will make someone look taller and horizontal lines will make someone look wider. Apply this illusion of eyes to your little house. If the room in your small house is wider, apply a vertical carpet or paint patterned floor to give the impression of a longer room and vice versa.

  1. Large Windows and Curtains

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    Large windows will ensure that the intensity of the incoming solar lighting fills the room in a small house quite a lot so that it changes the impression of a small house into a spacious, bright, and open house.

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With the help of curtains and big and tall curtains, the ceiling will look taller and your small house will look wider vertically.

  1. Remove the Door

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The agreed door at this point opens the main door to the terrace, given the dividing door between the room and the other room. If the family room and dining room are equipped with doors, you can choose to remove the door and replace it with a room divider.

To avoid corridors that look stiff, decoration and decoration of photo frames and paintings are given. You can also use the empty space by using wooden shelves on the wall as a hanging rack.

  1. Decorate the ceiling with stickers or wall art

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    Decorate the ceiling with stickers or wall art

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Why does the ceiling need to be decorated with wall stickers? By decorating the ceiling, the eyes will be distracted to look up and create the illusion of higher vertical space, so that your small house looks spacious. Using the principle of illusion to create the impression of a wider small house was effective, you know!

Arranging and choosing the interior of a small house does need to be careful so it is not increasingly difficult. Therefore, it is wise to choose the type of furniture and colors that you want to apply to a small house!

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