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How To Maximize Apartment Living In Greenwood

August 19, 2020

Patio seating in Greenwood apartments

Whether you live in a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a penthouse, you will probably find your family looking for more room in your apartment. Fortunately, maximizing apartment space in Greenwood is easier than you think. From getting rid of unwanted items to adding new storage, here are some easy yet practical ways to make your apartment much more open and airy. 

Maximize Apartment Space in Greenwood With A Simple Declutter

Model Living Room in Greenwood apartments.

It’s fascinating how much stuff we collect that comes with us every time we move. Kitchen tools, old clothing, broken down furniture -- the list is endless. By going through these items, you can easily throw out the extra stuff that you no longer need or benefit from.

Go ahead and start with the items at the back of the cupboards collecting dust -- like that deviled egg serving plate you picked up at Goodwill. If you can’t remember why you have that thing, take it to a charity. You’ll be amazed at how roomy your cupboards and closets become! And don’t forget to look at your furnishings as well. Maybe consider downsizing from a large sectional to a smaller loveseat and coffee table to better suit your Greenwood apartment. 

Look For Ways To Create Secret Storage Spaces

Open Kitchen with Storage in Greenwood.

Living comfortably in an apartment means you need to work in the current floor plan. However, that doesn’t set in stone that you can’t look at it in a new and creative ways. By thinking vertically, finding storage within furniture, and getting creative with your shelving options, you can make storage almost anywhere.

Begin this new thinking in the kitchen. Put spice organizers on the inside of or below the cabinets to tidy up the counter space. Magnetic knife strips take cutlery off the counter or clean up a drawer. Or purchase a colorful tea kettle or dutch oven that looks like an art piece on the stove as opposed to taking up pantry space.

Then try identifying some pieces that can double as a storage solution. How about a hideaway ottoman to hide board games or a couch with storage space under it for blankets and decorative pillows? Drawers or containers under a bed can store off-season clothes. And don’t forget that storing rarely used things in your detached garage can also maximize some apartment space in Greenwood.

The Power Of Illusion Makes You Be Content With The Space You Have

Living room with open space.

Simply because you have a small floor plan does not mean your apartment living space has to feel small.

Open up your living space with natural lighting by putting in some chiffon curtains. The removal of thick curtains or blinds will allow for more light to come in the home and allow your apartment room to breathe. Or, illuminate the room with light and include some modern fixtures that remove dreary, claustrophobic areas.

Don’t want to install new curtains? Provide the illusion of more light by adding mirrors in your space. Mirrors used throughout your living space can quickly make any room appear larger. 

Additional Ways To Maximize Apartment Space In Greenwood

Laundry room with storage space in Greenwood.

In the end, the trick to maximize your new, small apartment space is getting creative and having fun with it. Here are just some quick steps that can add space to your rooms.

  • Mount your flat screen on the wall and make floating shelves for your electronic devices.

  • Open space in a closet from a bulky vacuum with a bit smaller, more efficient robot vacuum.

  • Build a closet organizer so that every item has its own area.

  • Add vertical storage pieces and wall organizers to help provide you more floor space.

Ready To Start Looking For Your Ideal Apartment Space?

When you need an apartment in Greenwood, your first look should be Bayshore Apartments. We have spacious floorplans, courteous staff, and excellent amenities. Go ahead and call 317-886-1849 or click the “schedule a tour button” to find your new community.