Studio apartments have a lot to offer, even though the available space can be skimpy. They're cozy. Don't underestimate the ability of a small space to create intimacy. The trick is to add the other necessary elements, like furniture, color and storage, carefully. It's easy to make a small space look too crowded if you aren't paying attention to detail. You might have way too many things for the space, but then again, they might just be organized incorrectly for the flow of traffic.
Decorating requires a steady hand to combine textures, patterns and colors. But imagination goes a long way, too, and few styles rely more on imagination than what we'll call "ethnic-eclectic." How do you combine cultural styles you love?
Kids may not be the neatest creatures, but they need their space to be organized or they get overwhelmed. Find out what you need to know to design a creative and well-designed playroom for your kids by taking our quiz.