How Light, Movement & Scale Can Help Make Your Small Space Look Bigger!

Unless you have thousands upon thousands of square feet in your home, and just a couple people living there, you’re probably always looking for little ways to make your small space look bigger. Am I right? I know I’M always looking for little and EFFECTIVE ways to make OUR spaces look bigger! So when Christopher Austin sent me this post full of actual “technical” ways to make space look bigger through light, movement and scale…wow! I LOVE it! Check out his ideas…

Property is expensive and it is often necessary to compromise on the location or space in order to make our home look bigger and feel more comfortable. Having a smaller house does have advantages but it can also feel claustrophobic; thankfully there are many ways you can make your home seem much larger than it is:



Shelves are essential in a home because they’re excellent for storage. However, they can also be used to create the illusion of space. Shelves on a wall which go all the way to the ceiling will naturally draw your eye upwards; making the room feel bigger and brighter.

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Digital Kitchen Scale Review…and GIVEAWAY from TMart!

**PLEASE NOTE: While DID provide me with this product to test at no cost, I was not in any way paid for my review. The following opinion is hereby my own.** 

One of my favorite kitchen tools when I was younger was my mom’s scale. I remember mom being on a diet a lot (HA! Sorry, mom!) and when she was she would use her scale to fix her portions. Her scale looked like this, except with a flat top:


Is that the one, mom? It’s close to it!

I always enjoyed trying to see how much I could put on the scale before it was too much to weigh. And I may or may not have learned of a few things that would NOT work on the scale…but that’s another story for another day!

Anyways, I’ve never had a scale in my own kitchen before, mainly because I was just not sure of the kind of scale I wanted to use! Did I want a neat vintage one? Did I want a modern digital one? Decisions, decisions…

Until TMart contacted me to do a giveaway, and one of the items on their list to review and give away was a kitchen scale.

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