How To Decorate A Small Space

Besides smaller scaled furniture, check out these 5 ways to decorate a small room for your family.

1) Repeating the Same Pattern Using bold patterns but repeating just one throughout. Try tying in the colors from the pattern to create a cleaner overall look.


2) Go Vertical Use all of your wall space from floor ceiling when decorating a small space. Keeping less on the floor to make the most of your floor space.

wshomeWilliam Sonoma Home 

3) Lighten Up Lighter colors really open a space

smallspace1Sarah Richardson Design

4) Go Big with Accessories Less is more but bigger is better with accessories in a small room.

verticalspacelargeartPhoto from Ballard Designs

5) Multi-Functional Furniture Using furniture for different functions.

west elm coffee tablePhoto from West Elm

Happy Everything! Karen


  1. carolyn on May 14, 2015 at 7:47 am

    Have enjoyed your posts and website for several years and enjoy seeing your beautiful
    designs and ideas. Don’t stop!

    Carolyn in FL

  2. Karen Davis on May 14, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Thank You Carolyn!

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