Small Space Squad Home Tour: The Crafted Life

Small Space Squad Home Tour: Inside the Bold and Colorful Home of Rachel Mae Smith, aka The Crafted Life, in NYC, small studio apartment with big style #smallspaces #tinyhouse #livesmall #smallspacesquad #hometour #housetour #minimalist #minimalism #colorfulhome

I took a mini break from sharing more Small Space Squad home tours, mostly because life has been quite tumultuous lately. But it’s time to get back on track and share more inspiring and amazing small spaces! Today’s tour is a good one, too: meet the bright, bold, and colorful life of Rachel, aka blogger behind The Crafted Life. I know this is a slightly different aesthetic than you usually see here on the blog, but I was SO excited to share Rachel’s space. To me, the best way to describe the color palette is juicy thanks to saturated pops of aqua, yellow, and pink. Let’s take a tour!

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How We Live With a Cat (& Litter Box) in a Small Space

Tidy Cats BREEZE Litter System Review + Tips for Living With a Cat in a Small Space! #AD Find out why I love the ammonia odor absorbing pads and anti-tracking pellets from #TidyCats and how I transitioned my cat to a new litter box on jojotastic.com #EaseofBREEZE
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Tidy Cats. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Let’s talk litter boxes… I was definitely NOT prepared for the number of questions I received when I posted this Instagram in partnership with my friends at Tidy Cats. There were a lot of opinions and questions about how we could possibly live with a litter box in our living room. Trust me, I know. That is a huge part of why I was so thrilled to team up with Tidy Cats — because we were literally willing to try anything to make this situation better for everyone involved, including Georgette. After using the BREEZE Litter System for about a month now, I wanted to post a more in-depth review of it here on the blog + take some time to answer more questions.

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How We Prioritize Alone Time In a Small Space

The benefits of alone time + how to prioritize personal time while living with a small space. Self-care tips for me time. #selfcare #smallspaces #wellness #livingsmall #smallhouse

I consider myself to be incredibly lucky right now because Sean is still considered an essential worker and therefore going to work every day. That means I generally have the house all to myself… all 640 square feet of it! One question I’m asked a lot though is how each of us gets alone time in a small space. I’m guessing this gets asked a lot for a few reasons: our bedroom door is a barn door, so it doesn’t close all the way like a traditional door. Or maybe because I don’t have an office where I can hideaway. Even though we live in such a small home, we’ve been able to put into practice a few things that helps each of us prioritize alone time.

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Small Space Squad Home Tour: Lori Dail

Small Space Squad Home Tour: Inside the Perfectly Bright and Airy Beach home of Lory Dail in Huntington Beach California, small studio apartment with big style #smallspaces #tinyhouse #livesmall #smallspacesquad #hometour #housetour #minimalist #minimalism #boho #bohemian #bohostyle #californiacool #neutralhome #neutralinteriors

Wow, it has been a hot minute since I shared a Small Space Squad home tour. But today’s is a real beauty. This charmingly minimal studio is home to Lori Dail, aka lady.dail on Instagram. I absolutely love it! I can almost feel the salty sea air coming through the big windows. Plus, wait until you see more of that bed nook — I love how it feels like a separate space, even without a full wall. Let’s take a tour!

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5 Tips for Having Pets in a Small Space

Thinking about adopting a pet and live in a small space? Check out my best tips for having pets in a small space including dogs, cats, and more! Pet tips, small space living inspiration.

We have a lot of animals in our 640 square foot home… 2 dogs, 1 cats, and 6 baby chickens (currently). At any given time, I will be dog sitting or have a chicken inside the house after a bath. It can be mayhem! But I wouldn’t have it any other way. I read recently that people are adopting pets more and more these days and it really made me happy. But in case you’re staying home and struggling to have a pet in a small space, I wanted to share a few tips that have helped us across the years!

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My (Temporary) Small Space Home Office

How I Work From Home: My Temporary Small Space Home Office. I'm working from our tiny house (640 square feet!) because of the coronavirus, so I wanted to share a peek of what it's like + share my favorite productivity tech tools for blogging, including my electronic standing desk. #homeoffice #standingdesk #smallspace #smalloffice #smallbusiness #officespace

My workspace has been very unsettled ever since last September. I opted to move out of my studio space in order to save money, a decision for which I am so grateful today. After that, I tried to work out of our tiny bungalow, but it proved to be unhealthy in terms of stopping working at the end of the day. We had also just finished making over the living room and just… didn’t want my small space home office to be here! So we moved it 3 blocks north to Sean’s dad’s house. Now that there’s a freaking pandemic, I made the decision again to move my desk back into our 640 sqft home so that both Andy and I can avoid potentially infecting each other. I’ve shared a bit about this on Instagram, but have gotten lots of questions over the past week. So I wanted to share a mini tour of my current home office in case you’re also suddenly working out of your small space!

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How to Style a Simple Spring Tablescape

Style a simple spring tablescape with these 5 easy-to-follow tips from a professional prop stylist — perfect for Easter, Mother's Day, or a weekend brunch! Plum branches centerpiece, layered patterned plates, touches of gold. Small space entertaining tips. #entertaining #tablescape #spring #springtime #mothersday #easter #centerpiece #plumblossoms

It feels like I blinked and suddenly it’s March and springtime… which means my birthday is next week! To celebrate, I thought it would be fun to style a spring tablescape that could work for so many different spring events (like Easter or Mother’s Day). The inspiration was all of the tiny, happy flowers that are popping up more and more these days. Isn’t spring just the best??

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