When it all began, we all had a few things in life. But for the majority, we started with just a teeny bit of stuff and worked our way to multiplying them.
Looking back, it feels good to see all the things we have acquired in our life. From no car to having an old car; now you got yourself a decent car, a home, and a family perhaps. As we go forward, it seems like the space is getting smaller. Or, is it really growing smaller? On a different perspective, we would all agree that we have filled the living space with too much stuff!
Too Many Stuff, Too Little Space
Maybe it’s time to move into a larger space. Well, getting a larger space is something we all have in common. A garage that fits a few cars, a relaxing swimming pool, a home theater, and maybe, a grand piano in the living room.
Forcing Space To Exist
But, there are a lot of things to consider when purchasing a new lot or a new house. It involves tremendous amounts of planning and huge sums of cash. But if you can, this is the best solution to add more space to your home!
If you are not ready for taking over a new place yet, you can force more space to exist! This involves no sorcery, just careful planning and mindful selection of what to get rid and what to add.
Expanding The Porch
You can combine style and function with an entryway bench that also offers more storage. Careful selection of a bench that has room underneath can double as a shoe rack or a newspaper rack. Mainly, you get to accommodate people with the bench and keep things tidy at the same time.
Modern furniture can help you minimize the things you have inside your home. A modular couch can give a solution to your living room. You can expand the space by opting for folding, stowing, and expanding sofa features. Some can even be converted to a bed for your guest!
Murphy Inspired Furniture
In the 1900s, William Lawrence Murphy invented a pull-down system for a bed that can be stowed concealed on a wall. If you need more surface area, or working space, or just space, you can get rid or convert your existing furniture to wall folding tables. Set it when you need it, stow it when you’re done.
You can do this on desks and tables. If you look around the internet for inspiration, this is not just a good idea to save space; it can also add up to the aesthetics with a touch of some artsy skills.
If you think you are running out of shelves for books, magazines, or any stuff, you can convert your convert your staircase into cabinets! Seriously! How many flights of stairs do you have? That’s how many drawers you can have.
Maximize the Wall
Walls can be used to minimize clutter and maximize space. We just haven’t taken the opportunity to make use of it to its fullest. Wall shelves can keep a lot of things organized. Well, if you place everything on it, it will surely look awful. There are a lot of wall mounted shelves that will not ruin the aesthetics of your home. In fact, it can add up to the beauty of your home.
Enjoy More Space
Having little space remaining at home can be frustrating. Following some of these tricks can give you more space in ways you couldn’t have imagined! Oh, and lastly, having more natural or artificial light provides more space in perspective.