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.
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House Tours: Bold & Colorful Condo
Eye-catching colors transform a timid condo and give a beige space personal flair.
Small-Space Apartment Makeover
A budget-friendly makeover gives this small apartment a total decorating transformation.
House Tours: Colorful & Vibrant California Apartment
A dose of chic style and uninhibited color wake up this apartment.
Condo Decorating Ideas: Adding Color & Character
With elegant colors and classic furnishings, a bland condo becomes a personal retreat.
Apartment Decor Tips
This well-appointed apartment demonstrates how to make the most of any rental.
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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.
Squeeze in an office almost anywhere with these tips for selecting a small-sized desk that's big on function.
Learn how to work with a small bathroom and make the most of your square footage.
Get the secrets to making the most of a small room layout. Use some of our favorite tips in your own small rooms.
Storage for Small Spaces
Expand a small space by eliminating clutter. Use these strategies to help you organize small rooms.
Small Bedroom Decorating
Bring style and substance to a small bedroom with these easy tricks.
Decorating Small Living Rooms
Create a relaxing living room for gathering, even within the smallest of confines.
Small Dining Room Ideas
Get inspired by these small-space dining rooms that can handle everyday meals and larger gatherings too.
Make a Small Kitchen Look Larger
Expand your kitchen space with a few simple tips and tricks.
Small-Kitchen Decorating Ideas
Learn the tricks for decorating a small kitchen that will make your petitie space stand out.
Small Laundry Room Ideas
Make laundry less of a chore in a small space with these storage and space-planning ideas to expand a minute laundr...
How to Decorate a Small Bedroom
Browse these tips and ideas for decorating a small bedroom and learn how to turn a cramped bedroom into an oasis.
Small Living Room Decorating Ideas
Make the most of a small living room with thoughtful furniture placement, savvy decorating, and a few design tricks...
Small Bathrooms by Style
Make your small bath a stylish retreat in small square footage.
Small Kid's Rooms
Often the littlest ones in the house get the smallest rooms. Learn how to make the most of a small kid's room with...
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