Most people have got an empty space at home. If you have one, you may be in a dilemma of whether to add some décor to it or leave it the way it is. If you don’t add anything to it, the space seems empty, and you may feel out of place. If you think about adding some glamour to the area, you might create a decor fail.
Finding a solution to these empty spaces may take a bit of time since you don’t know what to do with them. The bathroom is easy, simply start shopping for a vanity. But some areas are a bit more tricky and require some thinking, creativity, and possibly an outside opinion from an expert. Sometimes you may need an expert’s opinion on such a matter. An expert may help you turn the space into a decorative feature for your home or a practical element. If you are lucky enough, you can have them both.
However, if you’re not looking for an expert, you can look into some decorative ideas and see if you can implement them.
Fix the Empty Space With a Plant
Fixing the space with a beautiful succulent is a go-to idea if you are a plant lover. Most flowers or plants are a godsend for open spaces. You can easily squeeze a plant into empty space around your home.
Plants will surely bring life to dull places. However, these plants need someone who can help them stay alive and beautiful. If you have a bigger space, you can choose to add more than one type of plant.
Different sizes of plants create a more organic look than having all the same size of plants. Also, consider the colour and the pattern of the leaves. The pots that you use should also add a décor to the space. Have many decorative pots; they can have the arts or colours that you love.
A Home Library
If you run out of ideas, do not forget about an open home library. An open-built home library can do wonders to your space at your home. Consider adding a little décor to the library to make it extra appealing. For instance, you can put up some family photos, some souvenirs and maybe small flowers. Also, moscow mule mugs are beautiful and you can place them on your small bookshelf.
If it’s a space like under the stairs, you can try to create the shelves decoratively. If it’s a more extensive area, add a decorative table and a small chair for when you want to read.
Build a Small Home Office
Considering that many people are working at home right now, people have utilized small empty spaces to create home offices. You can do the same to your small open and awkward spaces even if you don’t work at home.
The office can have a small table attached to your wall decoratively, and you can add a decorative chair. So this small home office can act as a decorative feature and a practical feature too.
Consider a Cat Ladder
You don’t need to have a cat ladder at home, but they are a beautiful item to look at. Consider looking for one that is also decorative. A decorative cat tree can also fill the empty spaces at home and your cats would love it.
Place a Statement Couch or Chair
Well, this will all depend if yours is an ample empty space or a small one. If it’s a small space, then a chair is a good option. With a statement chair, it becomes functional and stylish too.
Place a Beautiful Rug
A beautiful rug can also do wonders in your awkward space. Place a rug with beautiful patterns to make it more decorative.
If possible, construct a window on that empty awkward wall space. If it doesn’t affect your privacy, a window will not only create natural light but also bring in a beautiful view from your room.
Empty space doesn’t have to look awkward anymore while you are in a dilemma about what to do with it. Above are just a few excellent ideas that you can incorporate into your space. You also don’t have to spend too much money looking for an expert; you can fix the space yourself.
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