Color is important and bright colors will make the room appear larger. Neutral colors help make the space look wider. Also, window treatments should be the same color or close to the same color as the wall. This will help to avoid any contrasts and put less focus on the window treatment.
18 Ways to Make a Small Space Look Larger
Sunlight and opening the room to the sunlight will also give the room a larger appearance as will mirrors.Mirrors will make the room look larger because they help to reflect the natural sunlight.
Avoid clutter at all costs. Clutter will just make the room appear smaller. By minimizing items in a room it will not busy the eye and make the room appear larger than it really is.
An open floor plan can also help. The transition between the living space and the kitchen is open. There are no walls blocking views or sound.
Bookcases are a great addition. Large library style bookcases that cover the entire wall from the floor to the ceiling are nice. These make the room look larger because it widens the appearance of the room.
Make your textures and fabrics clean. Do not utilize fabrics with patterns, raised textures or frilly edges. Clean and cut finishes are the way to go. Using plain fabrics are best but if you want to add any patterned material small prints and patterns are best.
When choosing furniture, remember less is best. Large multifunctional pieces are the way to go. You don’t to use small pieces as you will need more pieces to fill the space and this will busy the eye.
However you decide to decorate remember less is best, multifunctional pieces of furniture are what’s in and neutral colors will help to make a small space look larger.