You need some big decorating ideas for your spatially challenged home. Take this quiz and see how to put home spaces decorating ideas to good use.
The foyer (a.k.a. entrance hall) is your first entry to the house. It also happens to be where you offload coats and baggage.
Your foyer is a clue to what lies beyond. Keep it formal as well, perhaps with a chandelier.
Don't ignore your friends' opinions totally, but when it boils down to it, design your home spaces while bearing in mind their function, your taste, the spaces involved and your budget.
This French term means to trick the eye. It's an excellent technique for tight spaces, because you can paint the effect of space even where there isn't any; for example, an expansive, airy scene.
To create an inviting, relaxing mood, you could place a small table, a comfortable armchair and a lamp in the entrance.
Never give up. Your enemy is defeated if you avoid open shelves and use ones with glass doors.
Build a skylight. This will let in both air and light and make your old attic into an airy, cheerful haven.
Feng shui experts see the entrance hall as the source of energy that affects your entire home.
If you can't avoid the wet, be practical. Use tiled flooring for easy maintenance.
You can certainly make use of an attic, even a small one. Use white wall paint, skylights and ample built-in storage.
The best person for the job would be an architect or space planner.
A hallway is an area with an important function. It gets you from place to place within your home.
Any corridor can look exciting with a bit of ingenuity. Try romantic candles at night and rich-red brick floors.
Gone are the days of laundry dungeons. Today, they're bright, light and have happy wall decorations, too.
Provided you have room, use a table or counter top for folding and stacking.