Small Space Decorating Dos and Don'ts

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Use Large Prints

Do: "Put a large-scale printed fabric or wallpaper on the walls and even the ceiling," designer Victoria Neale says. "It's easier and less expensive to be

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Photo by: Studio D
Use Large Prints

Do: "Put a large-scale printed fabric or wallpaper on the walls and even the ceiling," designer Victoria Neale says. "It's easier and less expensive to be dramatic in a small space."

Don't: "Play it safe," she says. "You might get tired of a bold print in the main living area, but it can make a smaller, less-used room an exciting space to spend time."

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Thu, Sep 27, 2012 10:52 AM EDT

What's the biggest mistake people make with a small space? Six designers share their decorating tips and design ideas.

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