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Best-Kept Secrets: Thriving in Small Spaces

The largest home my family ever lived in was a 640-square-foot apartment, which I always considered quite spacious — and still do! In my own experience, what we perceive to be a small or large home (along with the requirements we set for it) are mostly opinions based on where and how we grew up and what […]

The largest home my family ever lived in was a 640-square-foot apartment, which I always considered quite spacious — and still do! In my own experience, what we perceive to be a small or large home (along with the requirements we set for it) are mostly opinions based on where and how we grew up and what we’re used to. The thing is, both the 200-square-foot studio that I once shared to the one-bedroom apartment I call home today have provided me with the same things: everything I could need to feel safe and comfortable on a daily basis. Adding square footage means more room to roam, but it doesn’t necessarily mean more freedom, convenience or comfort. In fact, we’ve seen many amazing smaller homes here on Design*Sponge lately that I just adore for their creative solutions and clever use of space. The term “small home” is truly subjective and with a few tricks, even the tiniest one can look and feel more spacious and fit for its purpose than anything in the realm of “average-sized.” We reached out to people from some of our most popular small home tours and asked for their best-kept secrets to living grandly in cl...
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