A tiny corner was transformed into a small home office, complete with shelving and filing containers. By utilizing the vertical wall space and keeping desk accessories to a minimum, the space allows for both maximum storage and productivity.
Design makes up for lack of square feet in this home. The tiny dining area features a thin white and metal table, matching white chairs, uniquely shaped pendulum light, and a large mirror. Whimsical artwork, glass accessories, and a simple flower arrangement add visual interest to the space.
If winter's cold and lack of greenery has you down, fight back, by crafting a lovely, tiny teacup garden for your home. Teacup gardens are also great gifts and a wonderful project to do with a child to show them the fun and creativity of growing.
In this kitchen's makeover, the tiny space was opened up and modernized with chef-grade appliances and a spacious layout. What used to be a maid’s kitchen with a butler’s pantry and sunporch now houses tons of counter space and an island, a large refrigerator and a six-burner Wolf range.
A tiny, decorative mirror brings a ray of light to this compact-but-open home office. Using a glass top on a desk or table creates more perceived visual open space, adding to the sense of scale in the room. Light floors and walls keep the room feeling bright and expansive.
At a mere 400 square feet (of enclosed space), this tiny cabin actually meets the size requirements to be considered a park model RV. With gorgeous cedar wood siding and an impressive prairie-style design, the cozy home belongs in its own category.
It's all about the wood in this masculine Craftsman-inspired home office with a paneled wood ceiling, hardwood floors, crown molding with recessed lighting and custom built-in cabinets and bookshelves. Wall sconces with tiny shades, a large wood desk and Craftsman-style windows with stained glass accents completes the room.
The tiny tile base with stone topper fit the fire pit perfectly to the surrounding wall and nearby house. Royal blue cushions on the brown wicker chairs glow beautifully in the fire light. Stairs leading from the house to the fire pit area are equipped with built in lighting and give the design an amphitheater inspired look.
An exterior shot of this tiny slice of paradise showcases the floor-to-ceiling windows and the front door trimmed in white. Semicircular planted areas feature short shrubs that add appeal without taking over the exterior of the house. The black paint is a bold finish against the lush, natural surroundings.
Originally, this dining room was blocked off from views of the lake by a wall with only two tiny windows. Reworking of the home's design opened up the dining room to a screened porch on one side and a new, improved, more scenic sunroom on the other. Let there be light and lake!
When you have a bathroom with gorgeous wallpaper, like this chinoiserie print, you don’t have to splurge on the countertop or sink details. Atlanta designer Michele Gratch installed a faucet from a home improvement store with an antique bronze finish and a tiny vase with fresh roses to match the wall’s pink palette.
Replace the color and glitz of holiday placecard holders with simple, rustic ones. South Carolina floral designer Karin Jeffcoat created placecard holders by setting individual pinecones in tiny urns. Pinecones can transition your home from the holiday season into winter.
Every detail in this minimalistic bathroom has a big impact: From the wood paneling and textured wallpaper that add depth to the sleek, smooth space to the tiny orange tea towel that adds a bright pop of color to the neutral palette. Meanwhile, the sink and vanity seem to float; playing into the home's weightless design concept.
For a suburban home in New York, Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke with Madcap Cottage used a bold chocolate-hued striped wallpaper to create impact in a foyer that once had no drama. The formerly white-on-white walls now boast major impact. A mirrored console, lacquered hall chair and zebra-print rug finish off the look in the tiny space.
A once-bare, tiny yard behind a row house in Brooklyn, N.Y., now features a canopy of plants, such as crepe myrtles and camellias. Landscape designer Michael Van Valkenburgh planted trees that naturally cool the garden terrace and house and created a bird habitat. The new paving is mica schist, which is arranged in a pattern that mimics logs flowing down a river. The garden was a 2015 ASLA award winner.
This living room from designer Amy Bubier brings warmth and a modern twist to a Southwestern-style home with a shag rug, rich warm colors and desert plants. A neutral tan paint color is a good backdrop for burnt orange accent furniture and pillows. Every room needs a little sparkle so the orange silk throw pillows have tiny mirrors sewn on to reflect light.
Sometimes, real estate brokers have to get creative to market a house. "This home in Oakland, California, was a tiny two-bedroom of about 900 square feet," says Jennifer Montague Clark of The Home Co. "To maximize resale value, we felt we had to show buyers the garage’s untapped potential. We painted it white to emphasize how light and bright it was, then staged a day bed and game table to illustrate potential uses." Take these tips to your own home (whether it’s for sale or not): A fresh coat of paint works wonders, as do some colorful furnishings and accessories—no major investment required.
As seen on Love It Or List It, this powder room which was much too tiny to be usable before, but Jillian added space to make the room functional. She set the tone of the entire home with this wallpaper by Crown called Panache, which was the inspiration for elegance throughout the main floor. The lighting was chosen for its hand blown look, adding to the elegance of the space.