My apartment is TINY and has zero storage whatsoever, these are the small space furniture pieces I swear by

Squeeze it in, like a stylist

Mid-century modern compact sofa with rectangle diagonal stripe pillow
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Worried that you're gonna have to adopt a minimalist aesthetic in your snug apartment (even though you're a maximalist at heart)? Fear not color-seekers and pattern-chasers, you can still design your dream apartment with plenty of personality. You just need to be savvy when it comes to investing in the right apartment essentials to glow up small-space living. Let's call it "happy hobbit chic."

Quite simply, It's all about sticking to what you really need to suit YOUR lifestyle, and opting for double-duty pieces that put the multi-magic into function. For instance, a snug sectional sofa nestled into a cozy corner provides ample seating so that you don't have to cloud your space (or wreak havoc on your bank balance) with a random accent chair as well. And nesting tables are wonderful little cuties that can easily be fanned out to provide instant resting space for nibbles and cheeky cocktails at happening house parties (or spread the load and use one as a nightstand). 

We are the "tiny house" generation after all, where it's all about chic, compact living. Join me if you will and get obsessed with these affordable, small but mighty furniture buys that will totally change up your cozy living situation without cluttering your homies' vibe or killing your hostess credentials. "Size doesn't matter" amirite..?

Cute small apartment furniture buys for tiny spaces

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Holly is a Content Editor at Real Homes, and has previously worked at Future Homes brands including Country Homes & Interiors and Livingetc. She has a background in interior and event styling spanning a decade, which previously took her from coast to city and beyond to Australia. 

Holly loves working with creative minds and discovering fresh, indie brands, and is a firm believer that no home can have too many cushions, unruly blooms or decorative details of happy