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Designing for Small Spaces | A Handful of DIY Ideas

Contrary to popular belief, designing for small spaces doesn’t mean you can’t go big, bold, and deep. So pick a wall and consider one of the following ideas.

Hang a large, oversized mirror as a focal point – it instantly makes the room look larger and because it reflects light and makes the room brighter, warmer.


Adhere wallpaper on one wall.

This doesn’t need to be expensive – try self-adhesive wallpaper,

Narrow Spaces | Choosing the Right Couch

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Recently, I was asked by a friend to write about designing for narrow spaces. She specifically asked about couches.  If you live in SOMa, you know that our living rooms can be narrow, even if the home’s layout has been altered to accommodate modern, open living.  You also know that most of us love to use those rooms for everything from watching a movie with the kids to hosting the neighborhood wine club!