We’re always on the lookout for great ideas for small spaces (HK is renowned for it’s teeny apartments), so when we stumbled across the pictures of French fashion blogger Elodie’s 280 square foot apartment in Paris, we wanted to share them as inspiration! On the image above, do you see the little plastic flamingo fairy lights hanging on the flamingo wallpaper? So adorable.
I love how feminine and cosy the style is, and how many creative and funny touches have been added to really give the space character. From the many paper lantern shades which make the space glow, to the little space invader decals on the kitchen cabinets. The use of the purple wall in the living room/study area separates out the space, and shows that rules are made to be broken in terms of using strong colour in small apartments.
Everywhere there is a lot of stuff, but by keeping it neat and colour-coordinating the books, it doesn’t look too crammed. Keeping the scale of items small, such as these delicate bookshelves helps too. If you’re looking for small furniture in Hong Kong, our favourite store is FrancFranc in Causeway Bay – exactly the place you should head to to recreate this look!