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House Sharing Hacks: Make a Small Room Feel Spacious in Manchester

Finding ways to store your belongs while spacious feel in your shared rooms to rent Manchester can prove a daunting battle. The bedroom is the only haven where you can relax, particularly if you live with other tenants. This is why it is so important to make the most of the space, even if it is a little bit on the smaller side. There are many ways to optimize your small bedroom and make it feel more spacious. Below are a few tips to get you started.

Transparent furniture

Clear lampshades and vases, not to mention transparent tables and chairs are a great tool for making a small space feel bigger. Transparent furniture gives the impression that the room is larger than it actually is. You can also take advantage of transparent accessories like lighting and vases to achieve the same results.

Tactically placed mirrors

Restaurants and shops often use mirrors on the walls to make the space look bigger. It is amazing how you can take advantage of the same principle in your room to make it seem larger. Strategically place mirrors across from the walls to create an illusion of a spacious room. They work by reflecting the light.

Lighter colors on walls and floor

Incorporating lighter colors on the walls and floor is an effective way of maximizing space in a small room. While you may not have a choice when it comes to repainting the walls in shared accommodation, you should think twice about using a dark colored rug for the floor. Doing so will only make your space appear smaller. Additionally, you can use light colored rug to divide the room into smaller areas and create a spacious appearance.

Furniture with exposed legs and space underneath

Opting for furniture with exposed legs and space underneath is another great way of creating a more spacious looking room. Whether it is a chest of drawers, a bed, sofa or even bedside cabinet, make sure that the furniture has uncovered legs when presented with that choice.

Look for hidden storage

Rather than buy more storage furniture that will only make your room look cluttered, consider looking for hidden storage in the existing furniture. Space underneath the wardrobe or bed can be great for keeping storage boxes tucked away. And while it is tempting to leave keys, earphones, purse and other essentials expose, it’s best to keep them in a box or draw.