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08/04/2014 01:12 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

4 Ways to Make a Small Bathroom Feel Huge

Incorporate storage and smart solutions to make up for the lack of square footage.

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photography by JAMES WADDELL

Even the smallest room in the house can exude a spa-like serenity with these great decorating ideas.

See more bathroom design ideas and a before-and-after bathroom makeover.

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photography by JUSTIN BERNHAUT

Slight and Slender
A lean, graceful pedestal sink flanked by sconces makes a modest bathroom feel more expansive. A freestanding table functions as a highly edited medicine cabinet.

Library Sconce

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photography by ANITA CALERO

Sink-side Seating
Tucked beneath a basin, a pair of low stools stand at the ready (and serve as out-of-the-way storage spots in the meantime).

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photography by JAMES WADDELL

Reflecting Tools
Pearlescent tiles and a decorative mirror bounce limited light around a room that often needs it.

Deco Venetian Mirror
Arabesque Mirror

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photography by JASON PENNEY

Shelf-life
Store towels and toiletries neatly on elegant shelves (an especially useful strategy when there's no spare closet). A hamper with handles stowed beneath an open sink goes directly from bathroom to laundry room.

Asterix 5 Shelf Ladder
Library Ladder with Galvanized Shelf

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