Small-Space Decorating

Small-space decorating can be a challenge, but advice from our experts about living in an apartment, condo, or small home will help you make the most of the square footage you have. Learn how to maximize a small space with these projects, tips, tricks, and inspiration from our photos of small homes. Maximizing storage and arranging furniture to meet your specific needs is only part of the equation. Learn to use color to visually expand space, mix patterns with panache, and customize your small space with wall art, home accents, and other do-it-yourself projects perfect for a small home, whether you rent or own. In order to work within the footprint that you already have, get creative with savvy space-saving storage ideas and solutions instead of full-scale remodels or room additions. Increase the usability of a tiny bathroom, up the ante of a small kitchen, and make the most of a small bedroom or a small living room by drawing inspiration from our favorite home tours.



More Small-Space Solutions
Photos of Small Rooms

Browse small room ideas in our Decorating Gallery.

Make the Most of a Small Bathroom

Maximize your bathroom with these space-saving tips and ideas.

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Apartments & Condos
Furniture for Small Spaces
  • Small-Space Sofas

    When space is short, the right size sofa can make a big difference. Learn what you need to know to pick the perfect...

  • Furniture for Small Bedrooms

    Rest easy in a small bedroom by learning how to choose the right size furniture for the space.

  • Choosing Furniture for Small Spaces

    Use these tips for furnishing a small room to create a space that's functional, yet not overcrowded.

  • Small-Space Desks

    Squeeze in an office almost anywhere with these tips for selecting a small-sized desk that's big on function.

Small Room Strategies

Tools & Quizzes
My Color Finder

Find the perfect paint color for your rooms before you even pick up a paintbrush.

What's Your Style Personality?

Discover your own personal style with our quiz, and get customized decor tips and inspiration.



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