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4 Styling Ideas for a Studio Unit

Never run out of ideas to try to liven up your small space

Photography: Miguel Nacianceno (Main Photo)

Now that you've decided to purchase your first condo unit, the next step would be to spruce it up into your dream haven. Although you may encounter problems given the small space, there's a lot that you can do to make use of each corner of the unit. Let these ideas guide and inspire you. 

Decorate your balcony

Turn your balcony into a cozy and entertaining nook by placing vibrant furniture pieces. Be sure to pick materials that can withstand our unpredictable weather. Click here for condo balcony ideas that you can do. 

Photo by Miguel Nacianceno.

Experiment with colors

Tired of the plain white-and-cream color scheme? You can always try a refreshing color palette that will make your home more inviting. Consider using earth tones then complete the look by adding pieces made from bamboo or rattan for a tropical-inspired space.

Click here for three neutral color palettes that you can work with.

Photo by Paolo Feliciano.

Update a tiny corner

Even the most overlooked part of your unit can be utilized! You may add wall decals or liven up the staircase using vibrant paint and tiles. You may even create a stylish tabletop vignette by your entryway. 

Photo by Jun Pinzon.

Use ledges as storage and to display décor

Window ledges are great for displaying décor. Display your favorite things on top, like a few novels, magazines, and even plants. The bottom part can be converted into a drawer where you can keep extra sheets, linen, and some pillows.

Photo by Miguel Nacianceno.

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