Friday, December 20, 2019

Maximise Your Small Hallway with Simple Décor Ideas

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Knowing how to style and decorate a small space can be difficult, especially when it comes to areas like the hallway. The hallway is a space that is used day in day out but doesn’t necessarily have the essential items that other areas of the home would need. It’s the one room in the home that sets the scene from the first step, as the moment you enter the house, you’re greeted with what the hallway has to offer. With this in mind, you want to ensure your hallway is warm, welcoming and paints the right picture for the rest of your home. 

Choose the Right Colour 
Just like any room, the colour choices you make are vital. In order to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, you need to use the right colours to achieve the right balance. Light but soft colours like cream, grey and white are really good for the walls within the hallway, with the addition of brighter colours used through decorative touches and furnishings. Invest in some quality decorating equipment like this and get to work on transforming your hallway into a stunning entrance to your home. 

Create a Focal Point 
When working with a small space, you want to create a fresh, open feel in order to prevent the room from feeling dull and cramped. By creating a focal point within your hallway, you can make the most of the space you have whilst utilising essential features at the same time. For example, if you invest in a stylish bench with some hooks added above, you can create the perfect space for putting on coats and shoes, as well as storing them neatly at the same time. This will also create a bold focal point that will give purpose to the room, without making it too cramped or messy. 

Unique Storage 
Introducing the right kind of storage to your hallway is going to make a huge difference in the way your room feels. Smaller spaces require unique storage solutions, whether that furnishing that double up as storage, or clever cupboards that you can use to store coats, shoes and so on. Work out how much of the room you can dedicate to storage and take a look at having some bespoke storage designed. By introducing some made-to-measurecupboards, you can rest assured you’ll have plenty of room to store essential items, without taking up too much of the space you have. Similarly, if you find some unique storage items such as a bench with a storage box built in, you should look at adding this to your hallway to utilise the space properly. 

Add Shelving Units 
Making the most of the wall space you have available is essential when working with smaller spaces. Shelving units are great for storing items, as well as creating beautiful displays that help to add a personal touch to your home. From photographs and artwork, to family items such as trophies and other memorabilia, you can tell the story of your family to people the moment they enter your home. You can also make the most of shelving by adding storage boxes and other items to help keep the space neat and tidy.

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