How have you been enjoying my new series about small spaces? Personally, I’m all about it and so happy to finally be sharing a more traditional type of home tour for you! It’s something I’ve always aspired to do here on the blog. Today’s Small Space Squad home tour features a really fun evolution from family home to Airbnb rental. And just wait ’til you see all of the beautiful vintage pieces in it! Welcome to this gorgeously charming space, renovated by the couple behind The Grit & Polish.Continue reading “Small Space Squad Home Tour: The Grit and Polish”
I think what’s especially funny about this whole ‘living small’ thing is that I haven’t always been the most organized. It wasn’t until I moved into my loft and actually felt like I had more of a home (even as a renter), that I realized I had to get organized. Now that my actual home is even smaller than the loft I rented, we have to stay tidy and organized. There are a few storage tools that I’ve come to rely on… in fact, I’d probably be a hot mess without these!Continue reading “8 Storage Tools I Can’t Live Without”
Does it feel like I’m making too many changes to the blog for you? I hope not! I just keep wanting to cater to each incredible reader and follower and make sure I’m the best possible resource. So recently, I asked Instagram to send over any questions they have for me. Most of the submissions were in the small space design category, so that felt like a natural fit. Today I’m answering them — but be sure to let me know in the comments if you have additional small space design questions I can answer!Continue reading “Small Space Design Q&A”
I hope you’ve been enjoying our new Small Space Squad home tour series. Personally, I’m loving getting a glimpse into these homes — and getting their insight about living tiny! Next up, I interviewed Debbie Mayes from The Mayes Team. Trust me when I say this… this family is GOALS. They left their home, converted a school bus (aka a Skoolie) and moved their family of six into it!Continue reading “Small Space Squad Home Tour: The Mayes Team”
It’s no secret that I love an accent wall. I mean have you seen our dining room and bedroom? Typically, an accent wall means using a darker color to create visual interest within your home. But here’s the thing: we’re almost programmed to think you can’t use a dark paint color in a small space because it would just make it feel even smaller. Well, I’m here to tell you that you CAN and SHOULD go dark! With that being said, I’m here today to share how to use dark colors in a small space — without making it feel even smaller.Continue reading “How to Use Dark Colors in a Small Space”
One of my 2019 goals was to give up my studio space and move ‘blog operations’ back into our tiny bungalow. When I first moved in and renovated the living room, I actually had an office corner. It didn’t feel like a good working situation at the time, but a lot of things have changed so I’m trying again… which means it’s time to outfit my home office! A key piece to being productive while working from home is having a great desk. With so many stylish desks for small spaces on the market, I thought it was high time to start looking for one and to share my findings with you!Continue reading “25+ Stylish Desks for Small Spaces”
It always cracks me up to see which of my posts resonate the most with you. A few years back, I shared these stylish laundry baskets and ever since that has been in my top 10 most popular posts ever. So odd, but I think it speaks to how big yet silent of a role doing laundry plays in our lives. When I first bought the bungalow, I was stoked to have in-house laundry. After a few years though… our tiny laundry room has started to annoy me. One of my 2019 renovation goals is to finally get that space settled and make it less of a chore to do laundry. Some of these laundry essentials will definitely make the cut and help it be less terrible in there!