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How To Maximize Apartment Living In Carmel

August 19, 2020

Patio seating in Carmel apartments

Regardless if you live in a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a penthouse, you will probably find your family needing additional space in your apartment. Fortunately, maximizing apartment space in Carmel is easier than it sounds. From decluttering to adding new storage, check out some easy yet practical ways to make your living space much more open and airy. 

Maximize Apartment Space in Carmel With A Quick Declutter

Model Living Room in Carmel apartments.

It’s fascinating how much junk we acquire that travels with us every time we move. Kitchen supplies, outgrown clothing, hand-me-down furniture -- the list goes on and on. By sifting through these things, you can easily eliminate the extra stuff that you no longer use or benefit from.

Start with those things at the back of the cupboards gathering dust -- for instance that deviled egg tray you found at Goodwill. If you can’t remember why you have something, give it to a charity. You’ll be surprised at how roomy your cupboards and closets become! And don’t forget to evaluate your furnishings as well. Maybe consider downsizing from a bulky sectional to a smaller loveseat and coffee table to better suit your Carmel apartment. 

Identify Ways To Establish Hidden Storage Spaces

Open Kitchen with Storage in Carmel.

Living in an apartment means you have to work with the current floor plan. Luckily, that doesn’t say you can’t look at it in a different and creative ways. By thinking vertically, implementing storage in your furniture, and getting resourceful with your shelving options, you can make storage almost anywhere.

Begin this creative thinking in the kitchen. Add spice organizers on the inside of or below the cabinets to free up your counter space. Magnetic knife racks get cutlery off the counter or free up a drawer. Or invest in a brightly-colored tea kettle or dutch oven that shows like an art piece on the stove as opposed to taking up pantry space.

Then try finding some furniture that can operate as a storage solution. How about a hideaway ottoman to tuck away board games or seating with storage space below for blankets and decorative pillows? Drawers or bins under the bed can hold off-season clothes. And don’t forget that storing rarely used stuff in your detached garage can help maximize some apartment space in Carmel.

The Power Of Illusion Can Help You Fit Comfortably In The Space You Have

Living room with open space.

Just because you have a compact floor plan doesn’t mean your apartment living space has to feel tiny.

Brighten up your living space with natural lighting by adding some translucent curtains. The removal of bulky curtains or blinds will let in more light to be shared in the home and give your apartment room to breathe. Or, design with light and put in some fun fixtures that get rid of dreary, claustrophobic areas.

Don’t want to install new curtains? Provide the illusion of additional light by installing mirrors in your area. Mirrors used throughout your apartment can instantly make any room look larger. 

Some More Ways To Maximize Apartment Space In Carmel

Laundry room with storage space in Carmel.

All in all, the way to maximize your new, small apartment area is getting artistic and having a ball with it. Here are just some easy ways that can open up your rooms.

  • Hang your TV on a wall and create floating shelves for your electronic devices.

  • Open space in a closet from a bulky vacuum with a less smaller, more efficient robot vacuum.

  • Customize a closet organizer so that every thing has its own area.

  • Add vertical storage shelves and wall organizers to help allow you more floor space.

Ready To Find Your Perfect Apartment Space?

Should you need an apartment in Carmel, your first stop should be Highpointe on Meridian Apartments. We have roomy floorplans, helpful staff, and exceptional amenities. Just call (317) 342-0670 or click the “schedule a tour button” to check out your new community.