Marti’s Home Care Tip #6: 16 ways to make creative use of space

December 28, 2011  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

For a variety of reasons, many of us are downsizing our homes, whether we have become empty nesters or are just looking for a smaller or more affordable space. But how do you make the most of a smaller home? Sunset magazine has some great ideas in its Nov. 29, 2011 email newsletter, 16 ways to make creative use of space. Here are just a few teasers:

  • Mix high and low (end) accessories
  • Purchase recycled (aka second hand) furnishings and accessories
  • Create multi-purpose spaces
  • Use bold, contrasting colors

Have a decorating tip for your small space? I’d love to hear it! Email me with your idea.


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