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10 Sneaky Ways to Make a Small Space Look Bigger

Maximize your square footage with these room-expanding tricks.

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Paint With Light Hues

Dark colors may seem design-friendly, but they make rooms look smaller. The lighter the shade is, the more open your space will appear, so stick to pale blues, grays, greens, yellows, and creams.

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Photo: Ellen Silverman

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