The Secret To Making Any Room Feel Bigger And Brighter

Last Updated on 2 years ago by Nicky Johnson

Whether you live in a small or a large property, every homeowner should aim to get as much out of each room of their home as possible. Some rooms can sometimes feel smaller and more confined than others, which can make them more uncomfortable and less relaxing. However, with a few small changes, you can quickly make your smaller space feel bigger and brighter.

There are many tips and tricks that you can try to make your home feel more spacious and inviting. A brighter home always feels more welcoming and as a homeowner, you want to be sure that every visitor gets a warm welcome when they come inside your home. From changing the colors, to hanging mirrors, replacing your windows or simply tidying up your space, there are countless ways that you can make even the smallest rooms in your home feel bright and spacious.


Let’s take a look at a few tips to help you transform your smaller rooms into bright, welcoming spaces for your family and guests to enjoy.

Tidy Up Your Home

Nothing makes a room feel more confined and restricted than having things thrown around everywhere in disorganized chaos. Take some time to clean up and declutter your space and instantly make it feel bigger and brighter. Put all of your shoes in a shoe cabinet, keep your outdoor clothes out of sight, store the kids’ toys in wicker baskets and organize your kitchen counters to make your home feel a little tidier. With everything in its place, your home will quickly feel roomier.

Paint With Light Colors

Repainting your interior with a light color will help to make it feel brighter and more welcoming right away. Bright colors are more reflective, helping your rooms to feel more open, airier and calming. Off-white’s, light blues, greens and soft yellows are all great options to make any room feel more spacious. Be sure to choose the right cushions, throws and other soft furnishings to compliment your new color scheme and add a little contrast to your design.

Allow More Natural Light In

One of the most effective ways to make a room feel fresh and bright, is simply to let more natural light flow in from outside. If you have large heavy window dressings, consider swapping them out for sheer window coverings or roller blinds to let more light in. If your budget will allow it, you can also consider installing bigger windows, or you can have a skylight fitted to ensure your room always feels big and bright.

Hang A Mirror

Mirrors are a great way to make a room feel bigger and brighter. Having more reflective surfaces in a room will help the light to bounce around the room, making the space feel light and airy. Hanging mirrors can also make your rooms feel open and bigger, creating the illusion of more space. Choose a mirror that suits the overall aesthetic of your room’s interior, and don’t be afraid to be bold with your choices. A mirror can be an excellent focal point in any interior design, so be sure to take some time choosing a mirror that you love.

Make Your Rooms Feel Bigger, Brighter And More Inviting

Following the tips outlined above, you can ensure that even the smallest rooms in your home give the impression of being big and bright. With just a few small changes, you can give the illusion of space and light in your home to make it feel more welcoming and inviting for your family, friends and guests moving forward.