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City Living: Small Space Decorating Tips

I’ve been living in the city for eight years now. Within that time, I’ve learned how to hail cabs without having to show too much thigh, dodge the advances of creepy dudes and decorate a bitchin’ apartment.

Maximizing your small space’s decorating potential isn’t as difficult as you might think. You just need to think outside of the box and have a bit of fun with it. Here are some decorating ideas to get you started.

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Creating a bookshelf out of wall space allows you to not only add fun touches to an otherwise empty wall, but to utilize every inch of space your pad has to offer. Add a chandelier (you can find affordable ones at yard sales or here) for some instant elegance.

loftLofts are a great way to use vertical space to your advantages. Also, make your furniture work double-time for you. Your kitchen table can act as an office desk and a sofa can become a guest bed.

large3Think about decorating top to bottom instead of left to right. Using an entire wall as a bulletin board is a great way to personalize a room and use every inch of space you’ve got.

succulentsThese little guys add an instant pop of color to any room. Succulents are perfect for small apartments because they can literally be planted anywhere. Plus, they’re super easy to care for, so even if you don’t have a green thumb, your urban garden can thrive.

 

 

 

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