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I am a design assistant at Beckony Kitchens & Baths in Colorado Springs and love anything with texture and pattern to brighten a space.
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This is a great way to have a soft room with plenty of storage. Behind the cream-colored curtains could be closet space. The second layer of curtains around the small window creates very interesting depth and dimension.
Adding some shelving to a kitchen or other storage-spare room can increase productivity and make it feel more like home.
Living in a small space allows you to have extra personality and color. Getting away with a lot of color in larger spaces is more difficult. Fun d-i-y furniture like this red dresser and the blue mirror make little apartments fun and brighter.
Little nooks like this one are great for some alone time. They're easy to make and easy to change whenever you feel the urge!
This little seating group takes up very little room, but is snug and comfortable, not to mention elegant!
Although the table is a bit too skinny for dining, with a wider table and another set of ottomans or chairs, this would work really well!
A little rooftop terrace is a great way to have an outdoor space without spending a lot of money.
This little seating area works well for spaces without open floor space for a seating arrangement. Although less comfortable than a sofa, a great option.
Dividing spaces with a curtain is a great way to give the illusion of separate spaces.
The glamour of the chandelier and glass-front cabinets is contrasted against the rustic nature of the butcher block island, cabinetry, and checkered tile. This is a fun space - especially for an apartment!
This is a really fun way to accent a wall in a small space. With some tape and a little elbow grease, this is a great option!
Using light colors and fun natural accents will help keep a small apartment looking clean.
Some unexpected touches in a small space can be really interesting and add a lot of personality.
Light colors and minimal artwork on the walls keeps this space looking really open, despite the limited amount of floor space available.
This wall color is really stunning, and the glass and crystal in the space makes it feel soft and feminine.
This could easily be done in any space - even a rental. Spackling can fill any holes left behind, but this would be very cute in a little apartment!!
Simple, elegant, effective. Switching out the flowers whenever you get bored, voila!
Matching squares covered with patterned paper - whether matching, coordinated, or helter-skelter is a great inexpensive way to add some zip to your space.
Adding storage - especially beautiful storage like this - will increase the chic-ness of any small space and give you a good way to store dining items.
This is a great informal banquette and would work very well for a small space or secondary seating area.
This living room is elegant and very comfortable and warm. It doesn't take up much space and could easily work in just about any home.
This is a really pretty kitchen! Although it's small, it looks lovely and very well-organized.
The suspended windows and bookshelf allow some division without cutting off the view to other rooms. White christmas lights are a fun addition for evening ambiance.
This is a great way to store all of your oft-used cooking utensils and cookware. It can be rigged up very simply.
The shelves here are a great, fun way to store dishes and other items, especially in small spaces.
The chairs at the dining table are lovely, but could be easily made since they are so rectilinear.
A great way to garden!
separate seating areas to create definition.