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It’s impossible to make a room larger, unless you are completely remodelling it.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t use tricks to make your room appear larger.

Know how to make a room look bigger through color, lighting, décor and layout.

1) Use Color to Make a Room Bigger

You’ll want to start with light colors. Light colored walls are more reflective so they can help maximize the natural and artificial light in the room. This makes the room appear bigger and more open. You can also create the illusion that your walls are farther back by painting your moldings in a lighter shade than your walls, which can also make a room appear larger than it is.

2) Use Lighting to Make a Room Bigger

One of the best ideas to make a room look bigger is to take advantage of natural and artificial light. Try hanging mirrors directly across from windows and lighting fixtures. Not only will this help better reflect light, but the reflection from the window can also add depth and the illusion of extra space. Be sure to add floor lamps, table lamps and other lighting fixtures to your décor so the room will feel as light and airy as possible.

3) Décor Ideas to Make a Room Bigger

Whether you’re furnishing a bedroom, living room or dining room there are certain furniture and décor decisions you can make to make the room appear larger. Choose furniture with multiple functions when dealing with smaller rooms. Like, choose a bed with built-in drawers or a coffee table with built-in storage. You can also choose versatile furniture like dining tables that are extendable. That way, when you don’t need the extra seating options, you can save space in the room.  Glass tables and furniture with skinny legs can also make the room feel larger and more open.

4) Layout Ideas to Make a Room Bigger

When decorating a room in your home there are certain layout that can help create the illusion of space. Make sure to scale your furniture for the size of the room. If you’re decorating a small bedroom, you might want to choose a platform bed rather than a sleigh bed.

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