How to Make Any Bathroom Look Bigger (and We Mean Any)
These experts prove that you don't have to tear down the walls to create the spalike retreat you've been dreaming of.
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Have you ever noticed that a lot of decorators put a spindly-legged chair or side table in the bathroom? It's not just a prop for holding a pile of picturesque, perfectly folded towels; it can make the room feel larger, too. You can see under the chair's legs, which creates the illusion that it's not taking up nearly as much space as, say, a shelf; and, it works just as well. Cabinets with legs are equally effective, says Matt Plaskoff, OneWeekBath.com founder and former consultant for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.