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Designer Tips- Maximize space in your beach shack

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.
Coastal beach shack
 Beach Shack coastal design, tips to maximize your space.
Small beach shack
1. Convertible. This is the biggest tip of all. Make sure your coastal pieces serve at least two purposes.
White slipcover sleeper sofa
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.

Coastal wicker wing back chairs
3. Tuck away. Coastal chairs that fold or bar stools that tuck under, save space and are easily put out of the way.
Coastal cottage beach house kitchen
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.
Coastal stripe slipcover sofa in beach house sitting room
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I LOVE the BEACH HOUSE TOUR!! We don't have ANYTHING like this in Quebec unfortunatly... Our bedroom is white and blue with many beach accents. I took my ideas from you! We've got it since 20 years and it is still update!
-   2 weeks ago -
Beachy decor has never caught my eye until I saw this Mint - Julep Water Color, FL Beach House. Not overdone. No avalanch of seashells. Green is my favorite color and the different hues make this rental outstanding.
-   2 weeks ago -
Love this wind chime. Next project
-   1 month ago -
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