Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Small coastal spaces require planning and multifunctional use furniture. If your living room needs to double as the bedroom and the kitchen as the dining room you need to choose your pieces carefully. With these simple tips your beach shack can be coastal cottage chic.
Beach Shack coastal design, tips to maximize your space.
1. Convertible. This is the biggest tip of all. Make sure your coastal pieces serve at least two purposes.
2. Indoor/ Outdoor. Furniture that can be used indoors as well as out are perfect for small spaces because you can move them outside when you need more space and pull them in when you need more seating.
3. Tuck away. Coastal chairs that fold or bar stools that tuck under, save space and are easily put out of the way.
4. Illusion. Best design trick to gain more space without renovations is to create the illusion with a mirror. Placement of a large mirror to reflect light can add fake square footage to your coastal space.