·Tips and tricks on how to make the most of small spaces, with inspiration from real people and real homes.
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The Smartest, Most Stylish Homes Under 350-Square-Feet We've Seen This Year
If you’re considering downsizing, but aren’t ready to sacrifice your style, I’ve got news for you — you don’t have to! Check out these clever and super stylish homes that are all smaller than 350 square feet.
The Best (and Cheapest) Tiny House Kits on Amazon
It’s no secret that tiny homes have captured our collective imagination. They offer up endless design and organizational inspiration, sure, but they also present opportunities for mobility and freedom that previously only existed in wannabe nomads’ wildest dreams.
20 of the Smallest/Coolest Decorating Ideas That Make a Big Difference
Whether that means shopping for basic accent pieces that are a bit eclectic or determining how to best make your space do double duty, you’ll thank yourself when your apartment truly reflects your personality and needs. Seriously, what’s better than that?!
3 Foolproof Ways to Make a Small Space Look Way Bigger, According to Home Stagers
Inspired by the simple concepts employed in Lucido’s impressively designed space, I asked three professional home stagers how they would refashion a small space to make it look larger, including what they suggest homeowners and apartment dwellers stash away, swap out, or scale down.
Small Space Decorating Tips, According to Designers
Fortunately, the pros have all sorts of tried-and-true tricks up their sleeves when decorating tight quarters in a home. From paint tips to wall decor ideas and more, interior designers share their go-to strategies for dressing up (and maximizing) small spaces ahead.
3 Important Lessons I Learned While Living in a Micro-Studio Apartment
That first apartment was a micro-studio. Also known as micro-apartments, micro-studios typically measure less than 350 square feet. They often consist of one bedroom/living area, a kitchenette, and a small bathroom with a shower stall. There may be a communal kitchen in the building and, if you’re lucky, a shared laundry facility.
10 Smart Tips for Small-Space Furniture, According to Someone Who (Literally) Wrote the Book On It
I’m also a serial furniture swapper, buying and selling things on Craigslist until I find pieces that are just right for my home, so I’ve had unusually broad experience with furniture trial and error. Here are a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way:
4 Genius Small Space Solutions to Steal from a Home in a School Bus
As the tiny house movement grows, so does the need for storage. The trick to getting the most out of your space when there’s little to begin with is getting creative and rethinking the purpose of the everyday elements of your home. Here are a few clever tips from Julie that work whether you live on a bus or not!
The Best Studio Apartment Layouts Have These 3 Things, According to Experts
The trick? Incorporating some expert-approved features into the studio’s layout. Below, design experts share the things they look for when designing and staging truly functional and breathtaking studios.