Singaporeans are no strangers to the dilemma of managing small home living with perfectly stylish aesthetics. Both residents and designers have come up with some excellent tricks and tips to make the most of their spaces over the years. Some of them are mainstream, while many are customized. Let’s take a look at some of these useful renovation tips you can use to glamorize your small homes!
1. Lights, lights and lights
While natural light is always a welcome addition in small homes, it is the innovative way you use the artificial lighting that can actually help you add glamor to the space. Just take a look at this image – the cove lights installed in the display shelf create a stylish, trendy looking design element that enhances the overall appeal of the rest of this living room!
2. Get creative with windows
Most standardized homes in Singapore come with an already set window portal, so you’ll definitely have to file for permits if you want to change that. However, if the space is small, then it’s definitely worth all that hassle – especially of you’ll be able to upgrade to French windows. You can even modernize them according to the style you’re incorporating in the rest of your home.
3. Mirrors go a long way
Nothing can give your home a more visually trippy effect then a feature length mirror installation. However, deciding the placement of this mirror installation is the truly challenging task. You must find a spot that is centralized and impactful. It doesn’t have to be a full wall – just a partial cladding in an important area can do the trick.
4. Don’t overdo the furniture
Furniture is a major part of glamorizing small spaces, which is why you always need to be careful with your selection. Don’t go for overly large and plush pieces thinking that they’ll add ornateness to your home. On the contrary, it’s the sleeker, smaller choices that end up adding to the visual quality of a small space in a positive way.
5. Be minimal yet impactful
Don’t stuff your homes to the brimming with useless décor features. Instead, search for objects that are lighter and yet more impactful. The suspended industrial style nightstand lamps in this image are a great example of how you can execute this point. They’re extremely simple, yet their design definitely leaves a lasting impression.