3 Unique Ways to Breathe New Life into Small Spaces
It’s no secret that small spaces have to work harder than other spaces. But having less square footage to work with doesn’t have to be uninspiring. Small spaces have a superpower: They’re endlessly nimble. You can do a quick style refresh — a sleek piece of furniture, an effortless accent, a quick zhush — without it turning into A Whole Thing.
Small spaces contain big design possibilities, and Anthropologie gets that. Their custom-made furniture, heirloom-worthy decor, and iconic accessories can help create rooms as unique as you are. Whether you’re reviving an entire room or just a corner that’s feeling uninspired, we made three different mood boards that will give your space a new lease on life. They all have one thing in common: the effortlessly cool, timeless style of AnthroLiving.
Look #1: Organic Modern Living Room
Who says statement sofas can’t be small? With a petite footprint and handcrafted Brazilian vibes, the Rhys Two-Cushion Sofa is a timeless canvas for your pillows and throws du jour, so it’ll always fit right in. And nothing boosts a room’s mood like lighting: A slim light source like the Harriet Pleated Floor Lamp will impart a brand new glow. Add a colorful accent, like this playful planter, and watch your living room come back to life.
Look #2: Cozy Elegant Entryway
This little area can be overlooked, but it’s the spot that welcomes us home, so it should feel like a hug. Start with a cheery doormat upgrade. Inside, warm up with metallic accents, like the romantic glow of the Henry Sconce and an elegant statement mirror. Since both are wall-mounted, they won’t create a crowded look. The finishing touch? A Gleaming Copper Glass Candle for sparkle and — bonus — a new favorite scent.
Look #3: California Cool Bathroom
No room is too small for more serenity. If your bathroom isn’t exactly spacious, try adding style and functionality with this hand-carved boho wall cabinet. We also love this ingenious bath towel shelf, which is outfitted with elegant leather hammocks that evoke seaside spa days. A wood canister adds major oasis vibes (and, yes, more storage).