small space living

True story: When I showed up to design and decorate the apartment of the infectiously effervescent and hilaaarious Joslyn
The average size of the American home has risen from nearly 1,700 square feet in the 1950s, to almost 2,600 square feet in
Photo by Rikki Snyder - Browse contemporary family room photos 5. Play Kids love secret play spots, and adults love to tuck
Dark colors reduce the perceived size of a room. Lighter hues create an open and airy sensation that promotes the illusion
"Versatile pieces are the name of the game."
All 10 of these tiny homes prove that space is relative. Your home is only as tiny as you let it feel. So, apply these space-saving tips and storage tricks when you can. Because you deserve to have a bigger home without actually paying for one.
Small space design can be tricky, but not impossible. There are ways to make a petite space work well for you and look good at the same time!
Switching things up from sitting to standing keeps the blood flowing and, according to studies, can help prevent illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Here's how to incorporate some standing room in your office space at home.
We don't know who invented the pouf, but we praise them for their ingenuity. A pouf is endlessly versatile. It can anchor a room as a coffee table, double as extra seating for guests and be a great place to kick up your feet at the end of the day.
The use of sconces is especially useful in small spaces, as it moves lighting onto the walls as opposed to standing lamps that take up extra floor space.
She currently resides in Fort Greene, Brooklyn with husband, Heath, and their sweet-as-honey yellow lab, Elliott. We took a peek inside her 750-square-foot apartment, for an inspiring look at living large in small spaces.
There are still ways to maximize your space without compromising on quality. Yes, your digs will still fit into a Midwestern closet, but these 10 items will make the rat race more bearable.
We're thinking an ode to cheap furniture is in perfect order. Small retailers will soon sell Bookniture units for about $90
Steer clear of these common mistakes, and your small room will be both cozy and functional. 1. You're thinking horizontally
When you're short on space, you have to get creative. Storage is an absolute must, along with furniture that can go double
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Unless you're lucky enough to have a magnificent at-home spa, chances are your bathroom could stand to be a bit bigger. If
Strategically place window boxes on different sides of the house to grow sun-tolerant and shade-tolerant plants. Window planters are ideal for herb gardens. Consider using a kitchen window if possible, so you can grab a bunch of cilantro, basil or rosemary while cooking.