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17 September 2014
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Spacious living

Make the most of the space you have in your house with these simple ideas - make sure you try out our virtual room, too.

Japanese-style bedroom

In this section

Everything you need to know about making the most of the space in your house.

Virtual room
Play with light and colour to see how it changes a room
Make a room plan
Get your imagination going, draw a room sketch first
Learn some basic tips to maximise space
Make the most of the smallest room in the house
Tips to create a seductively tidy room
Dining room
Think about this room's main functions when you plan
Space is at a premium in the heart of the home - use it well!
Living room
Play with focal points to create an illusion of space
Think practical for this task-orientated space
Don't neglect this essential area of design
Furniture placement
Redesigning? Try a new layout...
Tips on how to bring your room to life with light
See and feel the improvements that well-chosen textures can bring
Get the right look - organised yet homely?
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