Do you also think that your home is very small and compact and feel like you are sitting in a railway compartment? If yes then please go through this article till the end. In the metro cities, we get a big package easily but a big home is not easy for everyone.

If you think that your flat is very constraint then you can use the principle of optical illusion to create an Illusion of extra space. You can try these suggestions home and see the results by yourself, so here we are discussing how you can make any space look bigger with the help of different color shades.

Light colors can do the wonders

light room make room bigger

If you are using lighter shades with your paints as well as furniture then it the natural light will make the more airy and open. So if you want your space to open up choose lighter wall paints as well as light color furniture and interior.

Accent Wall

Accent wall - living look bigger

All of us know about the idea of Ascent wall and it was quite prevalent since last few years. It creates an optical illusion of a bigger space. When you strategically paint one wall of your room with a brighter and darker shade then other walls, then it will do wonders to your room. You have to arrange your furniture according to this design. In such a design, the accent wall can be used for paintings and other decorations.

Shift The Roof little Upward

bigger room

If you are living in a multi-story building then is it not possible to shift your roof little upward practically but theoretically, it is possible. If you paint your ceiling with the lighter shade as compared to the walls then suddenly you will feel that your ceiling height is increased, which makes the space bigger.

All black

all black make room look bigger

This idea would be preferred by only a few. But if you are a black lover then try darker shade paint as well as furniture or you can choose the all-black option. It is effective when all the walls and furniture are darker in shade and makes your space looks bigger.

Magic of Pink

pink make look room bigger

It is also advisable that, if you are a color-loving person and don’t like the Black or White theme then you can choose pink shed to brighten up your room. This kind of shades gives a wonderful view during the sunset and as a result of which your room looks bigger.

In this interesting article, we share some important facts related to the colors and their effect on the living area. If you think that the living area of your home is not sufficient and you wanted to do something then changing paint can do wonders for you. It is an easy and cost-effective option to make your living space look bigger and better.

If you want your living area to look bigger then you should be prudent with the selection of furniture, lighting as well as doors and windows. If all these things are arranged prudently it can make small space look bigger. The decoration of your home should be according to the available space otherwise your house would look like a warehouse.

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September 14, 2019

83 Replies to “Let’s Make Your Living Area Bigger”

  1. NIHARIKA CHATTERJEE says: September 22, 2019 at 11:47 am

    I am very much into boho and minimalistic decor…these are great tips

  2. Snehalata jain says: September 22, 2019 at 5:48 am

    Afcourse colors play really big role in deciding the space in home, I prefer white n light shades with a dash of bold colors

  3. Sapna says: September 22, 2019 at 5:37 am

    I trulyove the idea.. And soon imply most of them

  4. Amrit kaur says: September 22, 2019 at 4:55 am

    I so agree with these tips. They actually make the living area bigger and beautiful.

  5. Gunjan Upadhyay says: September 22, 2019 at 4:20 am

    These are some amazing hacks Gurjeet, though I so love black, but i think in small Mumbai homes it wont look nice. but light colours, ascent walls are really workable tips

  6. Rakhi Parsai says: September 22, 2019 at 3:57 am

    I really loved the tips shared by you as I am always on the lookout of suggestion to make my home and especially living room look better.

  7. Tina Basu says: September 21, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    These are really good tips you have mentioned here. I like whites in living space. I have lots of white walls and mirrors in my house

  8. Judy Morris says: September 21, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    Even I like light colors on walls they simply brighten the room. Accent walls are also in trend.

  9. Neha Jain says: September 21, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    Wow these are some really nice steps for home decor I was not knowing that pink colour makes a big difference too. Thanksnd for Sharing this with me.

  10. Noor Anand Chawla says: September 21, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    These are very useful tips. I especially like the idea of false ceilings and accent walls.

  11. arti says: September 21, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    you have shared some very easy ways.. thank you

  12. Sakshi@tripleamommy says: September 21, 2019 at 12:39 pm

    Accent walls are a good idea. Another good idea is to have a full mirror on one wall. Gives a huge sense of space.

  13. Roma Gupta Sinha says: September 21, 2019 at 9:34 am

    I am a colour loving person and so your idea of pink I will love to borrow from you buddy.

  14. Preeti Negi says: September 21, 2019 at 1:13 am

    Great tips. Light colours are always a good choice I believe. Strategic placing of lights and mirrors can also add to the whole idea. Nice work!
    #readbypreetispanorama for #MyFriendAlexa

  15. Sushmita says: September 20, 2019 at 1:58 pm

    I have recently moved to a brand new house with only basic furnishing. I am trying to do it my way. I wish I could do some magic of pink in my house but my husband certainly wouldn’t want that! However, I like the idea of black. Currently, I am working around only white and grey- I think black can add the missing element! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  16. writenlive says: September 20, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    I think I am going to try these ideas for my tiny bedroom. Thanks for the post.

  17. Supriya says: September 20, 2019 at 9:52 am

    These are the practical tips that really work in the home decor. Using light shades is the best thing to do to make rooms look bigger

  18. Anita says: September 20, 2019 at 7:23 am

    These are some great tips to make a house more spaclous and free flowing .

  19. Aishwarya Sandeep says: September 20, 2019 at 5:10 am

    Such simple tips. Will use it in my new house interior.

  20. MeenalSonal says: September 19, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    I always go with light colors as it is soothing to eyes. Thanks for sharing color insights in the post.

  21. Mrs. Sunshine says: September 19, 2019 at 11:41 am

    Those are some great ideas and tips. Thanks for sharing this. #MyFriendAlexa #CloudandSunshineReads

  22. Rohan Kachalia says: September 19, 2019 at 11:21 am

    These are some really nice tips. I liked the idea of accent walls and might give a try to my living room.

  23. Anahita Irani says: September 19, 2019 at 10:46 am

    Loved your simple tips on home decor. An impressive practical ways one can adopt in home.

  24. Upasana #pahadimomlogger says: September 19, 2019 at 10:28 am

    I am shifting to a new place and thanks for sharing this. It helped me a lot now and i am working on this.

  25. Samidha Mathur says: September 19, 2019 at 9:23 am

    Nice ways to make Living room space a bit bigger. Especially for us, the #Mumbaikars 😀

    I agree with the light color concept. Moreover, it spread out the light evenly, making an illusion of bigger room.

    #LovelyReads #MyFriendAlexa

  26. Paresh Godhwani says: September 19, 2019 at 7:27 am

    These are some really cool tips. Every color combination have it’s own magic and it gives sparkling touch to your living area. This is truly a great post.

  27. Nazish Kondkari says: September 19, 2019 at 5:58 am

    I loved the all black theme. Amazing way to decor house… Thanks for sharing

    1. Snehal says: September 20, 2019 at 2:24 pm

      We have been thinking to color our hall room walls light this diwali, to bring in more light! will consider your other tips too!

  28. Judy Morris says: September 19, 2019 at 3:50 am

    Nice post Gurjeet. In fact in my house I have done up the accent walls myself. This highlights the house like anything. Other tips are also good.

  29. Alpana says: September 18, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Accent wall is my all-time favorite. It gives a new dimension to any room. I also like light colors. When It comes to furnitures, I prefer light color as it gives me lot of scope to decorate it with colorful pillow, throws etc.

  30. Princy Khurana says: September 18, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    I didn’t know pink color could help make space look bigger
    #myfriendalexa #princyreads

  31. Vashi Baloria says: September 18, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    Im a house proud , decor enthusiast & i totally loved your ideas & concepts, i will apply them

  32. Smitha.gn says: September 18, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    just wow your ideas look great to go with so much better ideas ty for wonderful tips i really needed this thank for sharing this.

  33. vidhya Thakkar says: September 18, 2019 at 11:52 am

    these are some wonderful hacks!! loved it

  34. Misha jain says: September 18, 2019 at 9:01 am

    wow great tips.. I will reach out to u for more as m redoing my home

  35. Tina says: September 18, 2019 at 8:15 am

    Some eye-opening tips there. I would have felt otherwise about all-black or pink walls.

  36. Surbhi Mahobia says: September 18, 2019 at 6:56 am

    Very nice! You’ve shared some great ideas.
    Surbhi #surreads

  37. Hackytips says: September 18, 2019 at 3:05 am

    Light colors always help small places to look bigger. I liked the interior design in these photos.

  38. Rajesh says: September 18, 2019 at 1:19 am

    Wow , which colors do you suggest for bedroom, hall and the kitchen? Any specific color which is the best for beautiful home ?

  39. Akanksha Singh says: September 17, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    I always look for home care ideas.. thanks for these tips… I have bookmarked your article for my house renovation

  40. Deepika says: September 17, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    I love the ideas. Black one is really a surprise for me. I prefer the idea of a light colour walls as well.

  41. Surbhi Prapanna says: September 17, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    Such a useful and great tips dear. I like the idea of using pink, it looks so good and girly..will surly try for my girls room. #Surbhireads #Myfriendalexa

  42. AsfA says: September 17, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    Will surely looking forward to try your hacks in my home, really helpfull.
    #myfriendalexa
    #millennialscribbler

  43. Brinda says: September 17, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    Nice ideas and beautiful photos! Tips are really smart, everyone with a small space needs to see this.

  44. Sarah says: September 17, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    Play some really valuable tips and tricks to make the living room look bigger I will definitely incorporate them the next time I make changes in my home

  45. Sanjay says: September 17, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    These are really wonderful painting tips to make your small room feel and look bigger.

    A space in the mind is the space in the room, afterall.

  46. Nitya says: September 17, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    I’m loving the idea. It looks like a practical way

  47. Dr.Amrita Basu says: September 17, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    I have heard that colouring the ceiling and walls rhe same colour too gives a feeling of height.Loved the tips.

  48. Pooja Priyamvada says: September 17, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    Useful decor hints there, good job

  49. Vartika Gakhar says: September 17, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    Perfect tips, however, I would add one more here – putting mirrors on the wall also helps look the area bigger 🙂

  50. Pamela Mukherjee says: September 17, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Such wonderful tips for homemakers and those who have small flats. Loved the ideas

  51. Sitharaam Jayakumar says: September 17, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    Wonderful set of tips to simulate a roomy home. This is very important nowadays for people who are living in cramped apartments.

  52. Smitha.gn says: September 17, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    as moving to new house this will help me for sure… thank you for sharing..

  53. Ninu Nair says: September 17, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    I thought black would make the space look even smaller but you state otherwise…Nice tips!

  54. Harjeet Kaur says: September 17, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    I agree with the first few points to make the room bigger but I didnt not understand how black and pink can make a room bigger. #wordsmithkaurreads #MyFriendAlexa #BlogChatter

  55. Dipika Singh says: September 17, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    These tips can surely make a small and compact space look bigger and smarter. I have seen many such homes here in Mumbai which are brilliantly planned to look bigger and better.

  56. Richa MIna says: September 17, 2019 at 12:04 pm

    i love the ideas that you’ve shared. I’ve used an antique mirror to give the illusion of space in my living room.

  57. Pr@Gun says: September 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    These are some workable tips for all.
    Thanks for sharing

  58. Simrit Bedi says: September 17, 2019 at 11:57 am

    These are some wonderful tips! thank you for sharing 🙂

  59. Pragnya Mishra says: September 17, 2019 at 11:40 am

    Great tips. I knew about light shades but all black is new for me. Will try how it looks at my place

  60. Ruchi Verma says: September 17, 2019 at 11:28 am

    I really loved easy tips you have shared…even I feel lights can add magic with space!!

  61. Vidhi Virani says: September 17, 2019 at 10:54 am

    Amazing tips. Would love to use some of the tips for my rooms makeover. Thanks for sharing.

  62. Sonia Dogra says: September 17, 2019 at 10:21 am

    Well Gurmeet…Those are some great ideas. My children’s room is small and I think I’d like to try getting a nice pink shade there!!

  63. Jenifer says: September 17, 2019 at 9:28 am

    All the tips are practical and helpful.
    I prefer light colors out of these tips as it indeed makes home spacious

  64. prerna wahi says: September 17, 2019 at 7:17 am

    These are great tips and I’m a huge fan of accent walls to break the monotony. Thanks for sharing this write-up!

  65. Pratibha says: September 17, 2019 at 7:07 am

    I am waiting for the Ikea store to open close to Pune soon! Will change all my furniture 😛 #myepicareads #MyFriendAlexa

  66. Shubhra Rastogi says: September 17, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Great tips here. I loved the idea of increasing the height of the room. These are small things but I must say they make a major impact. #MyFriendAlexa #ShubhraReads

  67. Kinshoo says: September 17, 2019 at 6:40 am

    Wow. Didn’t know black could make room look bigger and spacious.

  68. Modern Gypsy says: September 17, 2019 at 6:18 am

    I would have never thought black would make a space look bigger! I do agree with a light coloured ceiling. That does make a room appear taller!

  69. Archana Srivastava says: September 17, 2019 at 5:50 am

    Ultimate tips! These are definitely going to help me a lot very soon as my apartment’s renovation is pending for very long and pink theme will be surely in my list now .Thanks for sharing .

  70. Varsha says: September 17, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Woah super useful tips to brighten up the living area 🙂 I love pink but lavender or pastels is my favorite too.
    #MyFriendAlexa #vigorousreads

  71. Shalini says: September 17, 2019 at 4:22 am

    Some great tips there. My living room is relatively small. I should definitely try some of these tips.

  72. Anish deshmukh says: September 17, 2019 at 3:44 am

    Totally loved your post. Lite colours really helps ya looks fresh and bigger rooms.

  73. Matheikal says: September 17, 2019 at 2:01 am

    Colourful ideas. I always prefer light shades wherever. One’s colour choices reflect one’s personality.

  74. Trapti says: September 16, 2019 at 11:42 pm

    Beautiful images with awesome steps. Easy to follow.

  75. FabZania says: September 16, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Very nice tips you have shared to look the rooms bigger and clutter-free.

  76. Arushi Seth says: September 16, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Really easy and helpful tips. I have used the idea of one wall in a darker colour. Will try the others too!! Thanks for the informative post!!

  77. Sonia Chatterjee says: September 16, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Beautiful pics and practical tips. Enjoyed reading it

  78. ujjwal mishra says: September 16, 2019 at 10:04 am

    great tips, its new for me that black can be used this way too.

  79. Rashi Roy says: September 16, 2019 at 8:42 am

    Those are some great ideas and tips. Will try some of them and see how it looks!

  80. Disha says: September 15, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    These are all easy and practical ways to make the room look bigger. Thanks for the tips!

    1. Kala Ravi says: September 17, 2019 at 4:36 am

      Good tips to make the most out of even a small living space. Colors do help in creating illusion of space.

    2. saba ladha says: September 17, 2019 at 6:36 pm

      These are some gray tips to transfer our small houses to something really pleasant

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