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4 Colors for a Spacious Space

Learn how to pick the right color scheme that will work well in small spaces


Choosing the perfect color palette for small spaces can help improve the home by making it seem more spacious and airy. These four colors can help you create an illusion of bigger space.


If white is too plain for you, try painting your walls with beige. It can add depth to your small room, especially if you pair it with wooden furniture.

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White is a classic color that visually livens up a room. For a clean look, use white as your base color for your walls. Then play around with other neutral colors such as brown or grey, for your beddings.

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Make your room feel spacious by painting your ceiling with a light shade of blue, reminiscent of the sky. Blue adds a cool and calming effect to your room.

RL Tip: Try adding bedside accessories in turquoise and tiffany blue, for a stylish space.

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Try painting your walls with a neutral shade of green to make your room look larger. Green is often associated with serenity because it lends a calming aura to any space.

RL Tip: Accent the space with other shades of green --- like eye-popping celery or lime.

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