8 Ways to Revamp Your Flat

8 Ways to Revamp Your Flat

If you’re lucky enough to have a flat, you know that they can be a great way to add extra living space or even income. But what do you do when your flatlet starts to feel a bit dated? 

Here Are Some Ways To Revamp Your Space And Make It Feel New Again:

Get Rid Of Clutter

One of the quickest and easiest ways to make a small space feel more open is to get rid of any clutter. This means putting away any unnecessary items and getting rid of anything that you don’t use regularly. This will free up plenty of valuable space, but it will also make the whole area look and feel much cleaner.

Keep The Walls Simple

If you want to make a small room look bigger, then it’s important to keep the walls simple. This means avoiding patterns or busy designs as they can make the space feel smaller and more claustrophobic. Instead, opt for plain colors or simple textures that will help create the illusion of more space.

Use Light Colors

Another great way to make a small space feel bigger is to use light colors on the walls and furniture. Dark colors tend to make a room feel smaller and more cramped, so using lighter shades will help create the illusion of more space. Of course, white is always a good choice, but you could also try light shades of blue, green, or pink.

Use Mirrors

Another trick for making a small room look bigger is to use mirrors. By placing mirrors in strategic locations, you can create the illusion of more space. For example, you could place a mirror opposite a window to reflect the natural light and make the room feel brighter. You could also try placing a mirror behind a piece of furniture to make the room appear larger.

Include Some Greenery

Including some greenery in the flatlet will make it feel more inviting, but it can also help purify the air. Plants are also a great way to add some color and life to a small space. If you’re not sure which plants to choose, succulents are always a good option as they’re very easy to care for.

Redo The Flooring

If your current flooring looks a bit tired, consider redoing it. This could include painting the floorboards and adding a few layers of floor coatings to laying down new tiles. Redoing the flooring is a great way to add some personality to a small room and make it feel like new.

Lighten Up

In addition to using light colors when decorating, another way to make a small room look bigger is to use light fixtures. This could include items such as lamps, chandeliers, or even fairy lights. Using light fixtures can help to reflect any natural light in the room and make the space feel brighter and more open.

Use Multipurpose Furniture

If you want to make the most of a small space, then it’s important to choose furniture that serves more than one purpose. This includes items such as ottomans with storage or coffee tables with built-in shelves. Using multipurpose furniture can save valuable space and keep your flatlet feeling organized and tidy.

In Closing

You can take your flatlet from drab to fab with just a few simple changes!


Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).

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