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10 Ways To Make Your Small Space Seem Bigger

05/07/2015 10:50 EDT | Updated 05/25/2015 12:59 EDT

Moving to a smaller space sometimes means saying goodbye to storage — but it doesn't have to.

In the video above, Good Housekeeping looks at 10 storage and shelf solutions that will make even the smallest spaces seem bigger. From sneaky sofa tables to magic mirrors that double as a mini table, these pieces of furniture aren't just fashionable, they're functional too.

Being able to style a small space is a special skill to have with micro-condos on the rise. The mini units trend, which is popular in Asia and Japan, has some people living in units as small as 100 square feet, Sandra Rinomato told BNN News.

And while the units might cost more per square foot initially, investors say the lower maintenance costs and convenience of living closer to a downtown core could balance the scales.

Tiny condos aren't for everyone, but anyone who's lived in a tight space knows it can make you more creative. Check out these 16 ways to style a space then watch the video above for a list of 10 items that will make your small place seem slightly larger.

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