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Small apartments, how do you make them your own?

If you live in a small apartments most of the time you can not change the paint color or floors. Things like this. So how do you make it your own and be able to remove it when you are moving. (These are also ideas that can be used in a small house.)

If you are in a studio apartment and you want some separation to make it look like different rooms in one room. This video gives you some ideas on how to do just that.


Small space living: my NYC studio apartment


More ways to do things that can be removed when leaving. In this video it gives some of the great things to do to help with this.


Five Interior Decorating Ideas for an Apartment

So some of the tips are:

Use furniture that has more than one use

like a day bed – a place to sit in the daytime and a bed at night, it might also have storage under it.

trunks- great for a table as well as for more storage like extra sheets and blankets for the day bed.

even book cases- If you are in a studio apartment  the bookcase can be a way to separate the spaces. If you want it more open space use a bookcase without a back on it so you can see all the way through. It can be used from both sides of the room. For a more closed off area use the ones with a back cover the back so that it looks nice from the back as well.


These are just a few of the ideas that can help you with your space.

These video is just for fun. If you own a small space you might want to think about some of these things in your space. They are things that would stay with the place if you moved. They might be harder to do for a rental apartment.  You could change them up a little to make them work for a rental unit as well.  Like two cabinets back to back so that they can be used for both rooms and as a way to separate the rooms and gives storage.

Hidden storage places.

Look at the way that they use cabinets in this space.

Sliding walls

and so much more.

Brilliant small apt fits everything – Tiny, Eclectic, Amazing Spaces

In this video look at how they did the stairs and the wall so that the storage in the space is great for such a small space and things can be put away when not being used.

Brilliant small apt fits everything – Tiny, Eclectic, Amazing Space

For small spaces that you have to make everything count and use all the space that you have. Can you think outside the box and see the many ways that you an add to your space  to make it better. Do not forget to think up. If you have tall ceilings build a frame ( a loft type area) for your bed up high and have a work area under it.


Have fun add to your space the things that can help your life and make it better. Have things that will do more than one thing for you. Enjoy your space no matter how small it might be.

Let us know what you have done in your small space.


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