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Creative Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces

If you’re short on square inches, a shot of color can go a long way. 

Cozy room with built in bookshelves
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Built-In Bliss

Floor-to-ceiling bookshelves are works of art for small space dwellers. They can double as storage units (for books and magazines) and display pieces (for photos and decorative accents). To add visual interest, consider a more modern design that plays with different sized shelves.