Posts Tagged ‘Saving Space’

6 Space-Saving Kitchen Appliances

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Space saving kitchen appliances are essential for the apartment dweller stuck with small spaces–particularly the studio apartment resident. Besides cabinet, drawer and turntable organizers, which can maximize even the smallest of storage spaces, appliances designed for maximum function that take up minimum counter space can revolutionize the small apartment kitchen. 1. Microwave/Toaster or Microwave/Coffee Maker […] read more

Interior Decorating Tips for Studio Apartments

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Studio apartments present obvious decorating difficulties that call for great interior decorating tips. The difficulties center around your need to fit the functionality of every room – living room, dining room, bedroom, kitchen – into the formality of one room without making it cramped. These design tips are sure to help you out. 1 – Let […] read more

Creating Space in a Small Bedroom

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A small bedroom can create extra challenges for apartment life. It makes it seem like you’re always bumping into things, and there’s never enough room to do the things you want to do. Here are some ideas for creating more space in a small bedroom. 1. Utilize Closet Space If you’re just using the hangers […] read more

Decorating Small Bedrooms for a Large Look

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Decorating small bedrooms can be a challenge, especially when you desire a larger look and feel in the space. Fortunately, there are design tips you can incorporate to make your bedroom appear more spacious. Start with the Bed Chances are the size of your bed will be the biggest thing to take into consideration as […] read more

Creating an Exercise Space in Your Apartment

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Creating an exercise space in your apartment requires little or no space at all, and provides the added benefit of possibly being more cost efficient than joining a gym. Being able to exercise in your apartment also puts an end to the procrastination of going to the gym. Large Spaces Not Required For those of […] read more

Small Apartment Furniture Solutions

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Small spaces can often times be difficult to decorate if you don’t have small apartment furniture in mind. Too much furniture can make a small space seem overcrowded. Choose furniture that fits proportionately into your space, and utilize your floor space as well as your wall space. Bigger is Not Better When you start furniture shopping, […] read more

Decorating Small Bedrooms with a Limited Budget

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Decorating small bedrooms can be challenging. Your bedroom deserves the most attention because it’s your place to unwind, think and escape. If you have limited space and funds, here are a few affordable ways to creatively decorate and maximize your area on a budget without compromising your design sensibility: Create a Dynamic Centerpiece Creating a […] read more

Using Mirrors to Create Space

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You may not be able to add another room to a small apartment, but you can create the appearance of more room with a carefully placed mirror. The reflection of your room can get you thinking that you really have double the square footage than you actually do — it may not be there, but […] read more

New Ideas for Space–Creating Shelves

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Many apartment dwellers struggle with finding enough space in their apartments. Putting up standard shelves can help -- but there are only so many walls in your apartment that you can easily cover with bookcases or shelving units. Thankfully, a standard set of shelves isn't the only way to create more space in your apartment (although it’s easy to drop by Container Store or Target to see what they have). However, there are more than a few other shelving options. Here are just a few: read more