10 Easy tips to make your hallway look bigger

How to make your tight, dark and small hallway seem wider and brighter

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10 Easy tips to make your hallways look bigger
10 Easy tips to make your hallways look bigger

The hallway is an important but sometimes underestimated functional and aesthetic element. A well decorated and organized hallway can easly enriched the style and the decor of the entire house. Vice versa, a dark, disorganized, and messy hallway can condition in a negative way the total look and appearance of your home decor. Here you are 10 easy tips and tricks that will help you to enlarge your hallway in a simple, easy and economic way.

  1. Use light colors. If you want to give the impression that your hallway is wider and brighter, the first suggestion is to paint it with white or with light and neutral colors
    contemporary total white hallway
    contemporary total white hallway
    elegant white painted hallway
    elegant white painted hallway

    tips and tricks to enlarge a tight hallway by painting it with white colors
    tips and tricks to enlarge a tight hallway by painting it with white colors
  2. Add mirrors. As we have seen in another article (how to add style and creativity to your home with mirrors), the mirrors are really helpful for enriching the general decor of a room and they work very well especially in the small and tight spaces. You can even install many mirrors with different shapes and sizes for creating a more impressive effect
    the mirrors can be really helpful for making hallways look wider
    the mirrors can be really helpful for making hallways look wider

    how to enlarge hallways with mirrors
    how to enlarge hallways with mirrors
  3. Opt for a uniform trim. An easy way to make the hallways wider and warmer is to choose the same trim for the walls and for the floor. In this way, the space will immediatly look wider and you will create a cozier atmosphere

    a single and uniform trim can make hallways seem bigger
    a single and uniform trim can make hallways seem bigger
  4. Install lights. The lights are one of the most important decorative elements. They do not only light up the rooms, but they can add style, character and personality to your interiors. As we have decribed in another post (10 easy tips to light up your home), the lights on the ceiling and on the floor can beautify a small and dark hallway and they can make it more stylish and brighter
    tips to furnish and decorate small hallways with lights
    tips to furnish and decorate small hallways with lights
    brilliant ideas for docorating hallways with lights on the floor
    brilliant ideas for docorating hallways with lights on the floor
    lights and chandeliers can make hallways look brighter
    lights and chandeliers can make hallways look brighter
    Original ideas for decorating hallways with chandeliers
    Original ideas for decorating hallways with chandeliers

    how to decorate hallyways with lights
    how to decorate hallyways with lights
  5. Add windows. If and where it is possible to install them, the windows can open up the space and can easily make a tight and small hallway seem bigger and brighter
    windows can make hallways and a corridors look wider and brighter
    windows can make hallways and a corridors look wider and brighter

    the windows can easily make a tight hallway seem brighter
    the windows can easily make a tight hallway seem brighter
  6. Use the carpets. If in your hallway there is a dark floor and you can’t change it, the best solution is to use a runner or carpets with neutral and light colors that can give the impression of a larger and warmer space
    bright runners can be used for making an hallway look bigger
    bright runners can be used for making an hallway look bigger
    smart way to make hallways seem wider by using carpets
    smart way to make hallways seem wider by using carpets

    light runners are helpful for making a dark hallways seem wider
    light runners are helpful for making a dark hallways seem wider
  7. Create focal points of attention. If you want to enrich the style and the decor of your hallway, a great solution is to add photos, pics, artworks and other decorative elements on the wall that can attract the attention of your guests. They will so focused on the decorations that they will forget about the small dimension of your hallway!
    modern hallway with artworks
    modern hallway with artworks
    easy way to furnish a small hallway with photos
    easy way to furnish a small hallway with photos
    creative and easy way to decorate hallways
    creative and easy way to decorate hallways
    pics and photos can make an hallway more interesting
    pics and photos can make an hallway more interesting
    add charme to an hallway with artwork
    add charme to an hallway with artwork

    enhance the decor of small hallways with an artwork
    enhance the decor of small hallways with an artwork
  8. Use the stripes. If you want to create an optical illusion, a great way is to choose a wall paper with horizonatal stripes that can make the hallway seem longer and wider
    tips to make an hallway look wider with horizontal stripes wall paper
    tips to make an hallway look wider with horizontal stripes wall paper
    striped wall papers can make the corridor seem larger
    striped wall papers can make the corridor seem larger
    modern hallway decorated with horizontal stripes wall paper
    modern hallway decorated with horizontal stripes wall paper

    an hallway can seem wider with stiped wall papers
    an hallway can seem wider with stiped wall papers
  9. Keep it clean and clear. Another simple but important tip on how to make a tight hallway seem wider, is to keep it always well orderly.

    a small but clean and clear hallway seems wider
    a small but clean and clear hallway seems wider
  10. Don’t add many furnitures. If your hallway is really small and tight, it’s extremely important that you add only the necessary furnitures. Opt for low table or for little shelves
    elegant and modern hallway with small decorative elements
    elegant and modern hallway with small decorative elements

    modern hallway with small and essential furnitures
    modern hallway with small and essential furnitures

With these easy tips and tricks, your hallways will look really stylish and trendy.

 

 

 

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