Strategically place window boxes on different sides of the house to grow sun-tolerant and shade-tolerant plants. Window planters are ideal for herb gardens. Consider using a kitchen window if possible, so you can grab a bunch of cilantro, basil or rosemary while cooking.
Good storage is key to making a smaller space look and feel larger. Start with the area under your furniture. Find plastic storage boxes in various sizes, and use them under your sofa, under your bed, and beneath chairs and dressers.
A home office feels much less office-y when bordered by these night-black, lacelike panels. Delicate cutouts of flora and fauna form an inviting threshold while casting playful shadows on the floor. So practical and so dreamy.