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.