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5 Tips for Designing for Small Spaces


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Choose Multitaskers
Your ottoman can double as a storage chest, and your couch as a bed.
Your ottoman can double as a storage chest, and your couch as a bed.
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Ottomans that double as storage chests, chairs that convert into beds and stepping stools that transform into chairs are just three examples of d├ęcor items that can do double-duty in a pinch. They're multitaskers that have style and a covert functionality that even people with plenty of space will love. You can extend this principle to your kitchen appliances, too. Conserve precious countertop space by investing in appliances that can perform multiple functions, like toaster ovens and food processors with blender and mixer attachments.


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