Top Interior Design Ideas for Modern Decorating Small Apartments and Homes

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Small rooms can look bright and feel airy when you apply modern interior design ideas that visually stretch spaces. Professionals recommend using light interior colors with colorful accents and harmoniously mix decoration patterns and textures to jazz up modern interior design. Here are tips for decorating small apartments and homes. They will help you design spacious rooms that look stylish and feel comfortable.

Decorating small apartments and homes is about adding individuality to the living spaces and making them organized, neat, and beautiful.
Check out the modern ideas and home staging tips for creating stylish small rooms that feel comfortable and airy.

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1. Interior colors

Match your interior colors like a pro. Choose your favorite color for wall paint and add a beautiful wallpaper to spice up your small room. Small spaces are perfect for decorating with vibrant prints and bright accents. Small floral wallpaper designs, geometric decoration patterns, graphic prints, digital wallpaper images, and creative painting ideas are excellent for decorating small apartments and homes.

2. Decoration patterns

Blend patterns to bring your small room to life. Two different patterns in matching tones and shades are ideal for small spaces. A mix of decoration patterns adds visual interest to interior design. Neutral color backgrounds allow bright patterns to take center stage and make a statement.

Neutral colors and bright accents

3. Color your small spaces

Entryway and hallways, bathrooms, and dens look beautiful when designers mix neutrals and vibrant hues. New wallpaper and decor accessories are ideal ways to create color contrasts and enhance the interior design with textures.

4. Floor-to-ceiling designs

Floor-to-ceiling glass wall designs, cabinets, and shelving make small rooms look modern and more spacious.

Significant elements in modern interiors, digital wallpaper or glass wall designs

5. Accent wall decorating

Beautiful wallpapers, artworks, creative painting ideas take modern wall decorating a step further intensifying stylish room design with color contrasts. Accent walls work the best with home furnishings and other large surfaces in neutral colors. Grounding interior design by adding light neutral colors and pale pastels create an expansive feel that is chic and stylish.

6. Contrasts

Creating contrasts of various textures, colors, sizes, and designs is another elegant way to brighten up modern interior design and make it enjoyable. The technique works best in small rooms designed in neutral colors. Mix textiles and metals to add a chic touch to modern interior design. Play with metallic accents, colors, finishes, or shapes to make small rooms look unique, vibrant, and stylish.

Mixing metallic accents and materials, modern kitchen design

7. Natural accents and materials

Houseplants and natural wood, rocks, textiles made of natural fibers, combined with organic designs, are excellent ideas for bringing nature into your small rooms and creating relaxing home interiors. Natural accents and organic designs enhance the small rooms’ appeal while making them feel airy and balanced.

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Kitchen nook, corner sofa, indoor plants

  by Ena Russ   
   13.12.2019

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