How to make a narrow hallway appear wider
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How to make a narrow hallway appear wider

Natalia Kolomiets

Published on June 14 2020

How to make a narrow hallway appear wider


First impressions count, and this extends to your home. You may want to give your hallway the wow factor: after all, it's the first thing guests see when they enter your home, but they find it narrow and it feels cramped. This shouldn't stop you from creating a vibrant, welcoming space that reflects your personal style and provides plenty of function. With our expert advice, you can make your narrow hallway feel wider by making the best use of whatever space you have.


Make magic with mirrors

It's no secret that mirrors are amazing for creating the illusion of space when it's missing. They're also great for bouncing light around a room. In a narrow hallway, they can be a beautiful feature, and they're also useful for checking your hair before you leave.


Think minimally about your decoration

The worst thing you can do in a narrow hallway is to put too much in it. Keep it minimalist and clutter-free. Use floating shelves if necessary to add interest, but, as a general rule, avoid placing things on either side of the wall, as this will only have negative effects on your hallway. Many elegant homes place ceiling to floor shelves along one side of the wall and this is your only decoration, perfect for the bookworm in your home, but be careful not to add too many dark colors this way.

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What is a good color to paint a narrow hallway?

If you're wondering what colors make a hallway look wider, we always opt for brighter neutrals to avoid a tunnel effect, such as creams, ivories, soft grays, seaflowers or any other such shades. But this doesn't mean your hallway has to be a colorless void: you're better off injecting color in a more focused way, such as with houseplants, accessories or your paint.

Narrow corridor furniture

What do you put in a narrow hallway? You won't have room for many pieces, so make sure they have at least a dual purpose. It's time to clean out the cutter and invest in practical storage solutions. storage solutions.

Aisle bench

Our range of benches range of benches is truly versatile. Strong and sturdy, they can be placed in the hallway to provide an elevated seating area to put your shoes on. They also have storage space underneath: why not invest in some attractive baskets that you can make a feature of? They will fit perfectly. Plus, when needed, they can be easily transported to your dining room to make additional seating at your table.

Hallway furniture for coats and shoes.

Full of character and a truly unique product, our customers love our corridors and wall hangers. wall racks y benches - shoe racks. Their compact design takes up less space than a free standing coat rack or hallway cabinet.

Hallway furniture with drawers

Drawers are always useful in a hallway as they are the best way to stay organized and give everything a proper place. So, when choosing any item for your hallway, think about that!

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Narrow shoe storage aisle

Just like our aisles but only the bench, our shoe stores are shoe storage are hollow to prevent shoes from spilling around the house. This would be ideal for a hallway with a shorter ceiling or against a halfway wall.

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