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Some small spaces pose particular challenge. In Annie Heath’s home, the problem spot was this long, narrow room—only 8 feet wide but 30 feet long, and painted black on one side and white on the other. “It felt like a haunted house hallway,” Annie says. Plus, other design quirks left her scratching her head (when it wasn’t spinning): “The ceiling was painted at a diagonal, black on one side, white on the other. That design was mirrored on the carpet. The whole space seemed dark, cramped, and nearly gave me vertigo!”
Annie wanted to use the space for floral work, and knew that the current state wasn’t going to cut it. “I knew right away the carpet was just too high maintenance for all my clippings, and after a few weeks with the