Owning a home or renting one in the urban setup comes with a lot of restrictions. These restrictions may be as a result of one's budget, space preference, or the location of the residence.

These limitations can, sometimes, inhibit creativity in the quest to achieve the ideal home. However, they do not warrant negligence when it comes to achieving the home of your liking.

Therefore, how can one make use of the minimal space to achieve this?

Embrace minimalism

You must have seen video clips, on social media, of DIY ways to achieve the most from just a few possessions. There is one particular video showing how you can raise your bed and make a wardrobe beneath it and a chest of drawers on the side which you can also utilize to climb onto the bed.

This is a great way to make the most of small spaces. Double-Decker beds fall here too.

Bunk bed with pillows in a hostel
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Buy only what you need

Ensure you only buy that which you need to avoid congesting your small space with clutter. Make a point of keeping things in their place and getting rid of what you do not need by donating or simply binning them.  

Adopt a plant

Minimal Plants
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Your home should be a serene place, one way to achieve that is to incorporate plants into your decor. Plants have a way of reminding you that life is precious especially when lived intentionally. With this in mind, you will be able to find solace in your home.

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Get a warm rag

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The versatility that is achieved with having a functional rag is unbelievable. You can use rags to make your sitting area more inviting. Rags also protect your feet from the cold floor. When hosting friends, you can simply place a pillow on the floor for them to sit on instead of buying an extra couch.

Embrace neatness

Nothing makes small spaces look bigger than cleanliness. Making sure that surfaces are clean and clear of clutter is also a great way to keep from bumping into things and sustaining injuries.

Utilize natural lighting

Porcelain teapot on windowsill
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Natural lighting is the magic that every home needs to feel alive. Drawing the blinds now and then to let the light in and illuminating all the corners of your house gives the illusion of space.

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