Tiny Tot Thursday: preparing for a baby in a 400 sq ft NYC apt

When I saw this on Pinterest, I knew I had to make this a Tiny Tot Thursday post. The parents didn’t want to move when they found out they were expecting. Instead, they got out their thinking caps and made some creative choices that can benefit anyone. The hanging bassinet is quite genius and visually…

Tuesday’s Tips: small space ideas for attics and apartments

If you have a sloped ceiling or need to make an attic space liveable, simply arrange the furniture in a way that makes the most sense. Here you see the dresser is against the shorter wall which is smart because you don’t need much clearance above a dresser. Turning cubed bookshelves on the side or…

Tuesday’s Tips: how to decorate a narrow room

So you bought a new house but there’s that one narrow itty bitty room that you struggle with. Well you can create a comfy lounge to simply go to when you want to nap, read, or think. Buying furniture to scale for the space will allow a functional area… {Image via brittany ambridge for Domino magazine}…

Tuesday’s Tips: ways to make small kitchen more functional…

Oops. Scheduled thispost for today instead of tomorrow. Your tips are a day early Placing a tiny table with two stools tucked under can give you that eat-in kitchen feel. If you live solo, don’t feel as id you need to purchase a 4 seat table set. Buy what you need. If you only need…

She lives in garage….and her space looks better than some apts

Karen, owner of Intrinsic Design, converted the 460-square-foot garage of her duplex into this luxe little pad she calls her own while renting the other two apartments… Inspiration: Living in a smaller space frees me. I enjoy having the freedom to have more money, travel, entertain, and spend on my friends and family. It allows me…

Tuesday’s Tips: 5 ways to give your balcony privacy, stylishly

Small balconies are already bad enough but small balconies without privacy is even worse. I’m talking the ones that extend outward from the building with wrought iron fencing all around. Everybody can see what you have and what you’re doing and sometimes hear your entire convo if it’s a shared balcony. You know, the kind…

Bistro & Tulip tables are great in small spaces…

When living in a cramped space, it’s often hard to find the room to sit a dining or kitchen table. Often times apartment kitchens are small or galley styled and may only have a dinette area verses a full dining room. So purchasing furniture that fits the space is imperative. You want to be able…

What I like about this small kitchen space….

First, sorry I haven’t been posting. Some things have come up in conjunction with me being under the weather. Anyhoo, the shelf above the stove is a perfect place to stock spices. You all know my love of space storing tips like pot racks & pegboards. Filling in any nook and crany to create a…