great tips from apartment therapy on small space living
|11) Glass-front bookcases (or barrister bookcases). For some reason things *feel* less cluttered if they are behind glass.
16) Arrange the space so it meets your needs for the way you truly use it, and put money into the areas where you spend the most time.
22) Don't be afraid of big art/wall hangings, especially in a color that recedes (like blue) to make the space look bigger. Keep things visually interesting in the space you do have. Mirrors can help magnify the space.