How can I give my home a more open feel without tearing down walls?

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  • Sharon Sharon on Jun 27, 2017
    To me its about the light, and lack of clutter, and a contemporary to modern decor.

  • Tammy Tammy on Jun 27, 2017
    Keep your furnishings simple and on a smaller scale, use minimal window treatments to let in the maximum amount of light, and use mirrors to help expand that light. Use plants, real or artificial, tho help create an airy feeling.

  • 13526476 13526476 on Jun 27, 2017
    I agree with Sharon. Keep paint light, use pops of color in plants, pillows, frames. Minimal drapery and floor covering. Clean lines in furniture.

  • Mihaela Mihaela on Jun 27, 2017
    Place mirrors (or use mirror like paint) where you can, even on ceilings

  • Lil24700282 Lil24700282 on Jun 27, 2017
    I agree with the other two comments but I would also consider mirrors that reflect an open window ...reflecting trees and clouds bringing outside into your home.

  • Emi Harr Emi Harr on Jun 27, 2017
    Mirrors might be a solution.

  • Mam22269330 Mam22269330 on Jun 28, 2017
    I removed wood door casings where there were no doors, had edges sheet rocked & used sheer fabric folding blinds in place of curtains.

  • Rosalie Rogers Rosalie Rogers on Jun 28, 2017
    Consider different paint colors.

    • Ed_22122304 Ed_22122304 on Jun 28, 2017
      Suggestions on colors? We dont have many dark colors at all. Additional ideas?

      Thanks.