Transitional spaces deserve your time and attention.

1. Throw down a brightly hued or texture-rich runner.

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2. Paint the trim for an unexpected pop of color.

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3. Lean an oversized mirror against the wall to visually open up the space.

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4. In need of extra storage? Add a dresser to corral linens, art supplies, out-of-season clothing and more.

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5. Fill the walls with family photos in coordinating frames.

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6. Install custom built-ins to provide additional seating, storage or planters.

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7. Light the way with statement-making fixtures.

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8. Add a punch of pattern using loud print wallpaper.

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9. Squeeze in a narrow console table to display lamps, books and decor.

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10. Try half painted walls for a DIY dose of personality.

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11. Create instant wall art with an extra long scarf and a wooden dowel frame.

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