How To Decorate A 400 Square Foot Apartment

No matter how you would do it, decorating a 400 square apartment is for sure a hard job. The lack of space can be quite an impediment for those who are in need of a new home décor, especially if they have to live in a small apartment like this.

Though, the situation mustn’t get desperate as there are several solutions that might help a lot at decorating a small flat, solutions that besides of their major role of improving the comfort from one tiny apartment, they might cut off some costs as well.

First of all, before buying the necessary things for the apartment, the owner should inspect a little the windows. Do they open vertically or just horizontally? In order to ensure fresh air in the apartment, every small apartment like this should have vertical openings for its windows. This will reduce some space, as it won’t be needed to open the windows largely to get fresh air. And in such a tiny apartment, even 10-15 inches might help at the space economy.

Also, for the main room, owners of a 400 square foot apartment should avoid the placement of the bed in the middle of the room. The bed, especially if it is a matrimonial one should be placed as close as possible to the wall. This will definitely enlarge the empty space from the room, as a bad placed in the middle of the room would be quite an impediment for any movement.

The furniture should also be small scaled. Why would anyone go for a large closet, for example, if they don’t have enough room for it, or if can cause problems at free movement through the house? The color of the furniture should be enlightened, as well as all the apartments should be decorated in light colors. Light colors can add more light to the room and can give the sensation of empty or larger space.

As for the lightning installation, it should be either centered in the middle of the room, or in each upper corner of the room. Though, in the second case, the orientation of the bulbs would be a little bit more difficult, as the bulbs would point mostly the middle of the room and not the whole room. This is why that the middle of the ceiling is preferred for the light installation instead of the corners of the room.

IF the above principles are respected, then it will be way easier to decorate a 400 square foot apartment. Even if the apartment is little, it would be quite a pity not to improve its comfort degree to its max.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on June 22nd, 2010

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