Top Furniture Picks for Small Spaces

Whether you are downsizing to a smaller space or adding a vacation home, getting creative with storage space can certainly make a difference. With the growing popularity of tiny homes, people are re-thinking how much room they need for living. The type of furniture you choose will be a game changer and can instantly help a small room feel bigger. There are countless ways to maximize space with the right furniture and decorating tricks. Furniture and storage solutions can come together for multipurpose furniture, such as a lift-top table that doubles as a work station.

Apartment size sofas are typically smaller than standard sofas, and are perfect for providing seating in small spaces.

Chelsea Home Furniture Russell Apartment Size Sofa

Chelsea Home Furniture Ally Apartment Size Sofa

A sleeper sofa is also a great choice, as it doubles as a bed.

Broyhill Furniture Jenna Full-Size Air Dream Sleeper Sofa

If you are looking for something more sleek, opt for a futon, which also folds out into a bed.

Crown Mark Furniture Microtwill Mode Adjustable Sofa

When choosing a coffee table, always opt for one with storage. This one in particular can double as a work station.

Progressive Furniture Viero Place Lift-Top Cocktail Table in Brown

This credenza style cabinet can fold out to a queen size bed, which certainly is a space saver. A TV can be placed on top, which stays in place when the bed is folded out.

Night and Day Furniture Queen Clover Murphy Cabinet Bed – Cherry

This bench has plenty shelves and cubbies for storage. You can also store additional items on top.

Liberty Furniture Hearthstone Cubby Storage Bench

Opt for a chairside chest instead of a standard end table, since it takes up the same amount of space but provides plenty of storage.

Hooker Furniture Grandover Chairside Chest

A fold-up computer desk utilizes more wall space instead of floor space, and can be folded up when not in use.

Riverside Furniture Promenade Canted Computer Desk

A drop-leaf dining room set takes up minimal space when the leaves are folded down, and they can easily be folded back up to accommodate more seats.

Liberty Furniture Low Country Round Drop Leaf Pedestal Table Dining Room Set

If you are looking for a place to store jewelry, a mirror with hidden jewelry storage is an ideal choice. This one has an additional storage drawer underneath.

Sunny Designs Furniture Savannah Jewelry Cabinet w/ Sliding Door

Try to utilize corners when possible. A tall narrow corner bookcase can store many items without taking up much space.

Coaster Corner Shelf

You can also take advantage of the wall space above counters and/or other furniture with a wall shelf.

Safavieh David Wall Shelf

If you are looking for an accent piece, go for one that is multitasking. This storage cube will add a bold pop of color while being able to store your items.

Hammary Hidden Treasures Red Storage Cube

Adding a large mirror will create the illusion of more space. You can place the mirror across from a window to reflect more light.

Bassett Mirror Company Antique Mirror Frame with Beaded Edge Leaner

Ren-Wil Aura Rectangular Mirror

Brand Overview: Eastern Legends

Eastern Legends is one of the newest brands that can be found at Home Gallery Stores. The brand has gorgeous furniture for every room, making it easy to furnish your entire home. You can find items in a variety of designs and finishes to suit your decor.

From formal dining room sets to decorative accent pieces, Eastern Legends offers a wide range of furniture with elegant detailing. Choose from dining tables with rich mahogany finishes, coffee tables with glass tops, leather beds and seating, and much more!

Here are some of our favorite items from Eastern Legends:

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Eastern Legends Manchester Rectangle Dining Room Set

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Eastern Legends Lisbon Eastern King Bed in Brown

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Eastern Legends Marguax Curio with Mirror Back Panel in Brown

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Eastern Legends Aspen Road Round End Table in Oak

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Eastern Legends Palladio Round Dining Room Set

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Eastern Legends Chambord Leather Eastern King Upholstered Panel Bed in Brown

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Eastern Legends Valencia Leather Club Chair

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Eastern Legends Sorrento Coffee Table in Brown

Check out Eastern Legends at Home Gallery Stores here!

Brand Overview: Maitland-Smith

Maitland-Smith is one of the newest brands available at Home Gallery Stores. The brand offers a wide selection of luxury accent furniture and accessories. You can find decorative tables, chairs, lighting and more.

All of the pieces from Maitland-Smith have beautiful finishes and detailing, and will make a statement in any room in your home. Looking to furnish your dining room? Choose from a variety of dining tables with rich wood surfaces and carved accents, along with stylish and comfortable dining chairs, and buffets with plenty of storage. You can also find coffee tables and accent tables in a range of elegant designs to suit any style living room.

Here are some of our favorite decorative pieces from Maitland-Smith:

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Maitland-Smith Accent Table in Cherry

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Maitland-Smith Dining Table/Iron/Stone in Oak

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Maitland-Smith Dining Arm Chair in Walnut

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Maitland-Smith Cocktail Table in Gold

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Maitland-Smith Chiffonier in Mahogany

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Maitland-Smith Decorative Horse Lamp in Bronze

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Maitland-Smith Round Accent Table in Mahogany

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Maitland-Smith Vendome Cocktail Table in Black

Check out Maitland-Smith at Home Gallery Stores here!

4 Ways to Style a Coffee Table

Hooker Furniture Brookhaven Rectangular Cocktail Table

One of the most important elements of knowing how to style a coffee table is creativity. There possibilities are endless, and there are plenty of coffee table decorating ideas that can work with any shape, size and style. Whether you have a large rectangular coffee table or a small round coffee table, there are many tips and tricks that will help you effortlessly pull an entire look together.

A good start is adding some items like your favorite books and accessories. Using items that have different colors, shapes, heights and textures can easily create more movement. Find out more coffee table decorating ideas here.

There’s Not Just One Type of Glass

Steve Silver Madrid Cocktail Table

When buying glass furniture, it is important to know the type of glass that is being used. Different types of glass will provide different qualities for style and safety. Depending on how you plan on using your furniture, one type of glass may be better than the other.

The common types of glass that can be used for furniture are tempered glass, frosted glass, black glass, seeded glass, textured glass, crackled glass and beveled glass. Learn more about the qualities of each type of glass here.