Decorating & Furniture/Short Walls

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I have just moved and the living room in the house I am renting has very short walls.  They are approximatly 7'tall.  Is there anything I can do to make the room look larger.  Their are 6 small windows (about 1'5"x2') on two walls and a door to the outside. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks!

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Hello,
Its amazing what color can do!  There is a beautiful khaki/beige tone that I've used and it widened and heightened the space.  Try a bit of color first.

Second, use floor to ceiling drapes to extend the height of the walls visually.  Not heavy fabric...sheers or lightweight material should be used.

Good Luck!
Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied ASID

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Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID

Expertise

Whole house interior space planning and decorating; kitchen layout, and design trends; residential themed environments; selecting furnishings and accessories for your lifestyle.

Experience

12 years experience as an interior designer, FIDER graduate and business owner for 5 years. Speciality area: residential interior designer, NKBA certified kitchen designer, and home office designer

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ASID, NKBA

Publications
Homes of Color magazine, Las Vegas Life magazine, Tucson Home and Garden magazine.

Education/Credentials
B.A. Interior Design, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Website: www.lifestyledesigninteriors.com

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