Hemmed In? Making The Most Of A Small House

When you live in a small property, you can feel like everything is on top of you, literally! And while it can make cleaning up a lot easier, if you don’t have the budget to go to a larger place or you find that you have more stuff than you do space, what can you do to make the most of this small area?  

Decluttering Is Essential

Decluttering is the order of the day, pretty much every day. If you don’t declutter, then it’s going to be far more difficult to keep on top of everything. The main reason that you feel hemmed in is very likely because you have got so much stuff. And maybe you’re used to a certain setup in your home, perhaps that coffee table has always been there, no matter how many times you bump into it. Instead, get into the habit of purging your items and decluttering as much as humanly possible.

Turn Spaces Into “Zones”

In many ways, it is mind over matter. You may have one room, but does this mean it has to serve one purpose? Instead, you should think about separating one room into multiple zones. This provides a clear definition, but is also taking advantage of the space that you have. While we can feel frustrated that we have a small space, it can be more about our attitude towards it. So if you have a living room, and there’s too much stuff in it, declutter, and reorganize, but also start to think about if the room can serve more than one purpose, such as a living room and dining room?

Get Savvy With Your Storage

Sometimes we have too much stuff, but we don’t want to get rid of it. Instead, if you find you’ve got too many heirlooms or things that hold too many precious memories, you will have to think about maximising your storage space. There are handy hints on https://www.hunker.com/ but you have to remember if you don’t have much in the way of floor space, storing upwards and going vertical can help to achieve that feeling of “more” space.

Embody The Cosy Mindset

And if it’s something that’s mind over matter, and you don’t have the opportunity to go to a bigger space, but you don’t want to get rid of most of your stuff, you will have to take this on board. And if you’re looking to buy new items of furniture, this gives you the opportunity to create a cosier aesthetic. On https://www.my-furniture.com/living-room/sofas/ there are numerous sofas that can spruce up your living room and make it a bit more comfortable. That’s one of the big things you need to think about, because if you have a very sterile environment, this doesn’t work at making your living space feel cosy. And as such, you will only get frustrated about the lack of space.

We have got to make the most of a small space if we can’t upgrade. And instead of being frustrated about it, it’s time to think a bit more about what we can really do with it. Think of it as a blank canvas.

**This is a collaborative post**

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