Written by Jenny McFarlane

5 clever small space living ideas

With small space living more common than ever, we look at some smart ideas that you’ll find invaluable.

tikamoon nova suspended sheesham column as a .bathroom cabinet

Image: Tikamoon

With tiny homes and low impact living now a modern day norm, small space living has made its way into our lives.

If a lack of room is your problem, look to these clever space-friendly ideas, bound to make use of all that precious space.

Multi-functional furniture

Magnet Table Plus which acts as a cupboard and also a table, in a small kitchen

Image: Magnet

Double-up with a multi-functional wall unit – the hideaway table can spring into action when an extra work surface is needed or stay folded up as a cupboard.

Statement wallpaper

Anthropologie floral ditsy whimsical wallpaper with a pink velvet chair and small side table with plant

Image: Anthropologie

Statement wallpaper is one of the easiest ways to add interest to a room, particularly to bring a focal point to a small area. Look out for on-trend prints with oversized designs in bright colours.

Slot low profile organisers in unused space

Wilko Storage Boxes Clock Living Room

Image: Wilko

Source contemporary-style organisers and compact units to slot effortlessly into unused areas and corners.

Choose shelving over furniture that clutters floor space

skandium bedroom shelving by a bedside with a plant, books and reading light, instead of a bedside table

Image: Skandium

Fill wasted wall space with a sleek run of storage. Swap traditional bedside cabinets for neat wall-hung shelving, and use overhead units for any extra clutter.

Concealed bathroom storage

Tikamoon wood storage in a small compact bathroom

Image: Tikamoon

Add an extra layer of bathroom storage with this cleverly designed column unit that conceals the shelves and everything on them when viewed front-on.


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