Updated: May 6
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Due to the overall expensive housing cost, particularly in big cities, many of us are prepared to live in a smaller home. This is why we discuss how to make the most out of our space. While we enjoy learning about and sharing small-space living ideas, we believe it's essential to identify the benefits of living in a limited perimeter. So, if you need some tips to fall in love with your small space once more, continue reading to find out why we believe cosy areas are the desirable settings.
Here is Why Small Spaces are Great For Living
1. Easy to Organise
Once you live in a smaller home, there is much less space for the random "stuff" that appears to pile up in your household. Stuff that is no longer valuable sticks out more, allowing ease to organise, declutter, and keep only those that are important and valuable belongings. When you aren't actively looking for what you need, it helps make day-to-day life and related tasks much more productive. It also makes it much easier to redecorate once you're up for a change.
Our previous blog post - on how to effectively organise the clutter in a small space will give you some clever ideas.
2. Small Space is More Sustainable
Living in a smaller home reduces the carbon footprint and indicates having less money spent on the utilities like electricity, cooling, heating, water, and gas. The more we use these utilities, the more likely they will affect the environment in the long run.
Living in a reasonably smaller space significantly decreases your living costs. In addition, it leaves you with more financial resources to spend on other essentials for your household, such as quality furniture, handcrafted home accessories and many many plants. All of which contribute to a more sustainable lifestyle.
Check out our blog post on how to turn small apartment into sustainable space.
3. Promotes Minimalism
Minimalism has created a bold statement in the interior design industry, as more people embrace this style that allows them to live a simpler life and decrease stress levels. Not to mention, Minimalism is almost necessary for those in tiny spaces, such as a studio apartment, so if you're one of them, you're probably a minimalist connoisseur by now. Having fewer possessions reduces worries, reduces cleaning time, and promotes a more comfortable lifestyle.
Get inspired with our Minimal Eco Friendly Bedroom design.
4. Small Spaces Make Room for Cosiness
Choosing to live in small spaces has profound advantages in making your home feel warm and cosy. When you don't have a large area to maintain, it gives you more freedom to focus on turning your surroundings into one big warm hug. Just because it's a small space, it doesn't mean you can't add textures, layers and warm lighting. Our previous article will give you plenty of ideas on making your home feel cosier. Check our 17 tips to make your home cosy and inviting on a budget.
5. Improves Quality of Life
The wider the space, the more time and effort it takes to arrange, clean up, and decontaminate it, and the more arduous it is to maintain. Cleaning a smaller home may be more motivating. It should take very little of your time and allow you more time to do things you enjoy, unwind, and spend quality time with your friends and family.
Find out in our previous article how small spaces affect mental health and wellbeing.
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