By Jacelyn Hymas. interior. Published at Thursday, May 17th, 2018 - 12:13:57 PM.
Look into alternatives for the remainder of the apartment. A well-placed sofa or entertainment center separates the space without making your design feel segregated. If you choose either of these options. pick lower pieces you can see over — doing so brings a sense of depth to the room.Make each functional area feel like a finished space of its own. Define each functional area
Consider statement lighting.The simplest way to spruce up your dining room on a budget is to trade out your basic light fixture for a statement lighting feature. From large pendants to unique chandeliers. there's no wrong aesthetic. You'll want to choose a piece that feels authentic to your sense of style. That said. there are a few functional pieces of advice that you should follow to ensure your fixture works with the room.
For example: something as simple as a few throw rugs really ground each area. Adding a few accessories—especially appropriate textiles and décor elements—creates a sense that the area has been fully finished.Use visual height to make the space look larger.Create visual heightWhen dealing with limited square footage. visual height is one of your best tools for making your space feel as large as possible.
Paint your moldingPlain white molding is to builder-grade homes as tile is to grout: you can't have one without the other. Some homeowners love the clean. bright look. but white molding can seem quite sterile. For a completely personalized look. consider painting your molding to add depth to your woodwork. Black molding creates a modern contrast. while a light brown makes for a more peaceful room.