20 easy and cheap decoration ideas for small houses

Ritika Tiwari Ritika Tiwari
Fabiana Rosello Arquitetura e Interiores Eclectic style dining room
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Most of us cannot afford a large home and coming up with ideas to decorate a small one is a problem in itself. To find the perfect design and features for your place, it usually takes hours of research. Some people even resort to professional help for the same purpose. That is why in today's ideabook we have collected 20 fantastic decoration ideas for small houses. These suggestions are commonly used by professionals all around the world.

1. Straight lines

When you are decorating a small space, make sure that you opt for straight lines designs. It can be in the form of your furniture or even fixtures.

2. Floating shelves

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The easiest way to save floor area and make a room look beautiful is by incorporating floating shelves.

3. Mirror

Mirrors can give a feeling of spaciousness to your small home. By selecting framed mirrors, you can even add a decorative touch.

4. Sleek furniture

Sleek looking furniture which is also multifunctional is recommended for decorating narrow areas.

5. Wallpaper

Using printed wallpaper in your small room will give it enough depth. You may also opt for different textures or colours.

6. Distributing space

You should always distribute the area thoroughly to leave enough walking space in the middle.

7. Lighting

Proper lighting will make your small room look bright and airy. Also, custom fixtures act as a statement piece for the space.

8. Inbuilt cabinets

Instead of regular cabinets, create inbuilt ones to save space and to make the area stand out.

9. Round dining tables

If you are looking to decorate your small dining room, then opt for round shaped tables rather than the ones with corners.

10. Semi enclosed

While partitioning a room consider using semi-enclosed structures to make the area look spacious and decorative.

11. White interior

A complete white interior not only looks well organized but also larger compared to other colours.

12. Add colours

Adding colours to a small room can make them look vibrant and lively.

13. Storage

Using vertical space to create storage is a must in small rooms. You can also play with the doors such cabinets to make them look beautiful.

14. Wall hooks

Similar looking wall hooks can also be an ideal option for increasing your storage space.

15. U-shaped entrance

Creating a u-shaped entrance hallways will help you utilize the area well. Also, it gives you enough place to incorporate other decorative elements.

16. Folding bed

Folding beds are an excellent option for rooms that are being used for multiple purposes.

17. Elevated bed

Another way to create proper storage in your small room is by opting for elevated beds. This space can also be used for books and curios.

18. Custom sink

Instead of regular sanitaryware, you can opt for custom sinks and platforms to add a dramatic look to your bathroom.

19. Artificial creepers

A wall made with artificial creepers is not only easy to maintain but also looks elegant.

20. Potted plants

Similar looking potted plants can be incorporated into empty spaces to give it a touch of nature.

For more designs check out our ideabooks 

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