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3 Clever Ways To Fill An Awkward Space In Your Home

Updated: May 6, 2022

Clever Ways To Fill An Awkward Space In Your Home _ corner filled with plants and accessories
An awkward corner filled with plants and home accessories.

Do you have an empty corner in your house that you're not sure what to do with or how to decorate? Maybe it's a corner that's too small for anything or a hallway that's long and boring.

Whatever the case may be, don't worry - there is plenty of fun and creative ways to fill those awkward spaces in your home. In this blog post, we'll go over three ways to fill an empty space using home accessories, filler furniture, built-ins, plants, and more.

Keep reading for some interior design inspiration and start decorating today! Our favourite 3 ways to fill an awkward space in a house:

How to Fill Wasted Space With Home Accessories

If you have awkward corners in your home, one of the best ways to fill them is with a variety of fun and unique home accessories. This can include things like wall art, vases, candles, shelves, and more.

The key is to choose home accessories that are both stylish and fun, and that fit your own unique style.

For example, if you have a long and narrow hallway, you can choose to hang a piece of art that is both tall and narrow. Or, if you have empty floor space, you can simply fill it with a small table with a vase.

Whatever accessories you choose, make sure they fit the room and complement your overall home decor.

Check out your local thrift stores or craft stores for some of the best home accessories. Look for small pieces of art, mini-mirrors, shelving, and more!

How to Fill The Space With Plants

Another way to fill those awkward empty spaces in your home is with indoor plants. This is a great option if you want to add some life and colour to the room.

Remember that small corner table we mentioned? Instead of putting a vase on the table, you could place a beautiful potted plant with leaves that hang over the edge.

Succulents are another great plant option because they are small and easy to care for. If you hang a few small shelves or find/make some macramé plant holders, you can decorate easily with a variety of unique succulents in different shapes and sizes.

Not to mention that you would create a beautiful green focal point. The only thing to pay attention to is whether there is a close source of natural light.

Some other great plants that can be used for decorating empty corners include:

  • Aloe Vera Plants

  • Pothos

  • Peace Lily

  • Bunny Ear Cactus

  • And More!

Not only plants are a great way to fill your awkward spaces, but they also provide a number of benefits to your health when placed throughout your home. They purify the air, keep insects at bay, and create a relaxing atmosphere that allows you to relax at the end of a long day.

How to Fill an Awkward Space With Furniture

Unique pieces of furniture can also be used to fill those empty corners in your home. Some people like to call this, "filler furniture," because it doesn't necessarily get used often, but it still looks great in your home and can even pull your entire interior together.

Filler furniture can include things like a small table, accent chair, built-in shelving or even a floor lamp. Pieces that will do a great job at covering the wall space.

The key is to choose pieces of filler furniture that are not only stylish but can be functional as well.

In addition to the classic table, chair, or lamp, there are plenty of other pieces of furniture that you can get creative with when it comes to filling an awkward corner. For instance, you could place a storage bench along an empty wall that functions not only as extra seating but as additional storage for blankets and pillows as well.

Or perhaps a sleek console table that will not only get you some extra storage space but also act as a dropping ground for your daily essentials.

Another interesting idea is a full-length mirror that will not only fill your blank wall but also create the illusion that your room is bigger than it actually is. Get creative, and add some vertical storage to the bare wall with things like tall and skinny bookshelves to create your own little reading nook.

Fill that additional space next to the kitchen with a stylish cart and create a coffee bar. When it comes to decorating your home, you shouldn't be afraid to have a little fun.

Final Thoughts

Don't let blank spaces in your home leave you frustrated or stuck. There are plenty of creative ways to fill those spaces, and these are just a few ideas. Get creative, have fun, embrace your unique style, and start filling your home with fun accessories, plants, and furniture today!

Thanks for reading! x

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