Whether you’re moving into a new home or renovating your current one, small spaces can be frustrating to work with and often underutilized.
Whether it’s a sunroom, a window nook, a bedroom or some other room in the house, tight confines tend to limit functionality, practicality and hospitality. A tight space doesn’t have to be an uncomfortable space, though. With the right direction and care, a small space can actually become your favorite space. Minnesota’s premier home furnishing brand Wovenbyrd has some tips on how to turn cramped to ultra cozy.
Give it Ambiance
A simple way of making a space one where you would spend time is by crafting it into a space where you want to spend time. Have you ever walked into a coffee shop or some other location and just felt a sense of “home”? Even if you can’t place your finger on it, that’s effective ambiance at work. Creating the right ambiance in your small space can do wonders for the comfortability. Painting the walls warm tones can make a confined space feel cozier. Strategically placed mirrors can create an illusion of more space. Adding mood or soft lighting can add character and draw your eyes around a room. The list of ideas for creating ambiance is endless; do what works best for you and your space.
Make it Multi-Functional
Depending on the size of the space, it can be hard to know what to do with it. A small window nook is different from a small studio apartment. Regardless of the space, making it multi-functional is a practical way of making it cozy. A pullout couch can turn a living space into a sleeping area. Shelves and bookcases can help decorate a space without taking up valuable floor space. Furniture with legs can leave room to store things underneath; likewise, multi-purpose furniture and pieces like coffee tables and ottomans can add additional storage space without filling a room unnecessarily. When considering how to make a small space comfortable, ask what functions it could serve and get creative in making it multi-functional!
Keep it Simple
A small space can feel cramped fast. Another easy way of making it feel comfortable is to KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid!) the clutter goodbye. Keep the decorations and furniture minimal; allow yourself room to move and breathe freely. This might mean eliminating excess – re-homing things you don’t need or placing some things in storage until you do have room for them. Small spaces can be cheaper to decorate, easier to clean and reduce stress! Who knew a small space could be so beneficial!
Furnish it with Wovenbyrd
Wovenbyrd is a celebration of you and your sensibilities. Intentionally crafted to reflect your style – no matter your style – and personality, our furniture collections are sophisticated yet practical. From our Armless Slipper Accent Chair to Classic Barrel Swivel Chair, Round Pintucked Storage Ottoman to Square Tufted Metal Ottoman – every piece is perfect for creating comfort in a small space. Shop our products and take the first step to making your small space comfortable today.