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How To Maximize Apartment Living In Carmel

It doesn't matter if you have a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a penthouse, you may find your family wanting additional space in your apartment. The good news is maximizing apartment space in Carmel is easier than you think. From getting rid of unwanted items to adding new storage, check out some quick yet useful ways to make your living space much more open and airy. 

Maximize Apartment Space in Carmel With A Simple Declutter

Model Living Room in Carmel apartments.

It’s surprising how much junk we acquire that travels with us from place to place. Kitchen tools, outgrown clothing, hand-me-down furniture -- the list never ends. By going through these things, you can easily get rid of the things that you no longer need or benefit from.

Begin with the outdated stuff hiding in the back of the cabinets accumulating dust -- such as that deviled egg serving plate you picked up at a second hand store. If you don’t remember why you have that thing, take it to a charity. You’ll be amazed at how clutter-free your cabinets and closets become! And don’t forget to evaluate your seating as well. Maybe consider downsizing from a bulky sectional to a cozy loveseat and coffee table to better furnish your Carmel apartment.

Identify Ways To Create Hidden Storage Spaces

Open Kitchen with Storage in Carmel.

Living in an apartment means you will have to work within the existing floor plan. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you can’t look at it in a new and creative ways. By thinking vertically, finding storage within furniture, and getting innovative with your shelving options, you can locate space almost anywhere.

Kick off this new thinking in the kitchen. Add spice organizers on the inside of or below the cabinets to clear up some counter space. Magnetic knife holders get cutlery off the counter or open up a drawer. Or buy a brightly-colored tea kettle or dutch oven that shows like an art piece on the stove as opposed to taking up cabinet space.

Then try locating some furnishings that can double as a storage solution. What about a hideaway ottoman to tuck away board games or seating with storage under it for blankets and decorative pillows? Drawers or bins under your bed can store off-season clothes. And don’t forget that storing rarely used things in the apartment’s detached garage can also maximize some apartment space in Carmel.

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

Living room with open space.

Simply because you have a compact floor plan should not mean your apartment living area has to feel small.

Brighten up your living space with natural lighting by putting in some translucent curtains. The removal of bulky curtains or blinds will allow for more light to come in the home and give your apartment room to breathe. Or, decorate with light and put in some cute fixtures that eliminate dark, claustrophobic areas.

Not interested in new curtains? Provide the illusion of more light by installing mirrors in your area. Mirrors used throughout your apartment can instantly make any room appear larger.

Some More Ways To Maximize Apartment Space In Carmel

Laundry room with storage space in Carmel.

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

  • Mount your TV on a wall and make floating shelves for your electronics.

  • Reclaim a closet from a large vacuum with a much smaller, more efficient robot vacuum.

  • Design a closet organizer so that every thing has its own space.

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

Ready To Find Your Ideal Apartment Space?

Should you need an apartment in Carmel, your first look should be Lakeside Apartments. We have roomy floorplans, friendly staff, and exceptional amenities. Go ahead and call 317-344-8491 or click the “schedule a tour button” to find your new home.

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