Small Spaces Make a Big Impact

Are you faced with the challenge of sprucing up those small spaces in your home? While the task may initially seem daunting, the result is nothing short of breathtaking. Let’s take a closer look at some key areas of your home that do a great job when working with less space.

Take Advantage of the View 

Windows that provide an abundance of natural light have the power to make your home feel more inviting. Allowing sunlight to filter through not only illuminates your interiors, but also creates the illusion of a larger space. If you’re looking for window treatments, try sheer shades. Not only do they give you control over the brightness, but also showcase the beautiful views outside. When you need a bit of privacy, simply draw those shades and retreat into your sanctuary.

  • Opting for furniture with a sleek, low-profile design allows you to maximize the length of your room without adding unnecessary bulk to the space.
A modern living area with a low-profile couch that covers the entire length of one wall. The Silhouette Window Shades are covering windows that lead out to a backyard with a pool
Silhouette® Window Shades


Make the Room Smaller

The idea of making smaller rooms within larger ones might seem counterintuitive at first glance, but it’s a great strategy for establishing distinct areas within an open floor plan. Consider room dividers. They effortlessly provide the privacy you crave. Furthermore, when guests come over, you can simply open them up and enjoy the spaciousness of your living area once again.

  • Creating designated areas in open floor plans is sure to allow you the flexibility to enjoy your space even more.
Skyline® Panel Track Blinds that divide a bedroom space from the rest of the living area.
Skyline® Panel Track Blinds


Utilize the Space Wisely

Small spaces require a bit of creativity. If you plan to have friends and family visit and only have enough seating for four, it may be time to think outside the box. Think about built-in seating. It increases the amount of seating available and enhances the coziness of your home. 

  • Whether it’s installing built-in seating for your next gathering or exploring the untapped potential of overlooked corners, there’s no shortage of solutions to utilize. Remember that keeping an open mind is important!

dining area with corner windows with architectural roller shades halfway lowered

Create Multi-Purpose Rooms

Your living room is the heart of the home. It’s where you come together with others. As long as you have ample seating, everyone will be happy. However, your living room has a lot of potential. To capitalize on one of the small spaces in your home, you can have it double as a media room. All you need to do is add in some blackout shades. It can transform this area into a cozy media hub almost instantaneously. 

  • Do not underestimate the impact of large-scale artwork. It can inject color, dimension, and charm into even the smallest of spaces. 

blackout cellular shades in media room

Establish a Special Corner

Why not transform one of the corners of your home into a functional workspace? If you can place a desk under a window in your bedroom or living room, you’ll not only enjoy great views, but also bask in ample natural light. 

  • To add some height to your ceilings, add drapery to your shades. Place them high above the window to achieve this effect.

home decor in home office with sonnette cellular roller shades

At Integrated Windows, we are ready to help you transform your small spaces by adding the perfect window treatments. Whether you want the warmth of sunlight as you work, or some blackout shades for those movie nights, we’re here to bring your vision to life. Contact us today to schedule a FREE consultation