Small space ideas

Easy-squeezy solutions for your home's small spaces.

Small living room ideas

If your living space is small, awkwardly L-shaped or open plan, it can be tricky to fit everything you need in. Here's our tips for making that real life game of Tetris a little bit easier.

Habitat Roman 2 seater fabric sofa in blue colour.

Space saving sofas

A sofa may be a must-have, but it's also a bit of a space hogger. Counter this by choosing a compact 2 seater which has room for two, with no need for squidging.

Got a free corner? A corner sofa can actually provide a pretty neat solution if you place it snug to the wall. Just make sure you've done your measuring up homework beforehand.

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Need a helping hand finding the right size of sofa? Take a peek at our sofa measuring guide.

Small living room ideas

Habitat Loft Living C Shape End Table.

Nest of tables

Take them out when you need them, stack them away when you don't.

Image of an ottoman storage unit in a living room.


Ahhh ottomans, you multi-tasking master! Name another piece that can act as storage, seating and foot stool.

Habitat Squares 4 Cube Storage Unit.

Cube storage units

Embrace the power of three with handy storage cubes. Go higher if you don't have the width.

How to style an unused corner

A Habitat geo technique multicoloured cushion.

Throw cushions in every nook and cranny. The comfier, the better. 

Habitat Kayleigh marble side table.

Pop a striking side table in a corner space - perfect for a plant, lamp or cup of coffee.

Planters kept indoors.

Add a touch of the outside to brighten up your space.

Habitat Diamond Tufted Rug.

Finish the room with a rug to unite the look.

Small kitchen ideas

With fixed cupboards and limited floor space, it can feel like there are less options for space saving in the kitchen. But that's not always the case, here's a few little kitchen hacks we've come up with.

Habitat Nomad oak effect dining table & 4 chairs.

Space saving dining

No separate dining room, no problem! You can add some seating to your kitchen with a compact or bistro dining set. These take up less floor space, whilst still giving you some handy extra seating.

Image of a pair of wooden dining stools against the wall.

Bar stools

A breakfast bar is on the wish list for many kitchens. This also gives a few more seats, without the need to add a larger dining table.

Image of a kitchen with various cookware on the counter.

Kitchen storage

Get seriously organised by arranging those kitchen essentials and accessories. Go vertical with shelving and hooks to save space, and keep those cupboards organised.

Small bedroom ideas

The bedroom should be somewhere to relax, unwind and not have to worry about mess or clutter. No matter the size of your room, there's plenty of ways to maximise your space.

Image of an ottoman bed, showing the storage inside.

Space saving beds

The bed is obviously the biggest thing in your bedroom, but it can also help save space.

Ottoman beds are an excellent choice - as they include some super secret storage. This is the ideal hideaway for your fresh bedding, shoes or cushions.

If you're not sure on what size of bed is best, why not check our bed size guide. This can help you measure up and pick the right bed for your space.

Image of a clothes rail and shoe storage unit in a bedroom.

Clothes rail

A wardrobe is so last year. A clothes rail is an excellent space saver and gives you easy access to your outfits.

Image of a bedroom setup with canvas paintings in the background.

Small double beds

Need a bed with room for two, but still short on space? A small double is your best option.

Image of a guest bedroom with a patterned pillow and duvet set.

Spare room ideas

Spare room space going unused? Here's our top suggestions for how to give some love to your lonely bedroom.

Guest room - Add a nice space for friends and family to come and stay. Choose some fresh bedding, handy storage and homely finishing touches.

Playroom - A little space for your little ones to enjoy. Kit the playroom out with their favourite toys and colourful accessories to make playtime even more fun.

Home office - Get productive and get comfortable by choosing the desk and chair to suit you.

Gaming room - Take play to the next level by turning your unused space into a private gaming den.

Home gym - Create a private space to work out in peace. Perfect for virtual classes or a relaxing yoga session.

Open plan living


Small bathroom ideas

A small bathroom is one of the trickiest rooms to furnish. There's not much you can do with that space, right? Wrong! Here's some little tips that can make a big difference in your cloakroom.

Image of a space saving storage unit in a bathroom.

Corner and wall storage

Make the most of those nooks and crannies by adding some shelves or snug corner units.

Behind the door
The back of the door is a handy hideaway for bathroom towels and dressing gowns.

Bright decor
Make a small space feel brighter with light decor and by adding a mirror.

More big ideas for small spaces

Image of a living room with a cube storage unit.

Storage ideas

Habitat Chicago Solid Wood Table, Bench & 2 Grey Chairs.

Small space dining

Image of an orange sofa against a navy background.

Small home ideas

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