just because your house is small doesnâ€™tmean you canâ€™t live large. before we begin, please check the descriptionarea first, there are listed all the original projects that exist in this video. 31 tiny house hacks to maximize your space,by morgan shanahan. 1. keep your window-to-wall ratio high. large panes of glass really open up this 136sq ft diy colorado mountain home. bonus: tucked under the built in desk aretwo stools that double as storage. 2.
install floor to ceiling bookshelves. tiny little cottage, big big storage. 3. use semi-opaque materials to allow light intowindowless rooms. this panelite kitchen backsplash doubles asa bathroom wall. 4. create outdoor living space to add the feelingof square footage without the cost. this 8-foot, wraparound porch provides a spotto lounge in the summer, and protects against snow in the winter.
5. opt for fewer walls, more multipurpose rooms. go ahead. smash that wall out. this open floor plan from bluesky mod makesthe most of its tiny footprint. 6. add a loft over your kitchen. this tiny house utilizes high ceilings tofree up floor space. bonus: you can rent it!
7. actually, add a loft anywhere. sleeping and reading nooks maximize your spaceand provide privacy in shared areas. snag space above your kitchen, bathroom, livingroom â€” thereâ€™s no end to those versatile vertical spaces. 8. utilize the space under the stairs. so many things to hide, so little time. 9.
install prefab windows to brighten old schoolarchitecture. this cob house juxtaposes earthen buildingmaterials with modern prefab windows. 10. replace doors with sliding walls to let yourspace breathe. this brooklyn apartment feels much largerthan its 500 square feet, thanks to large sliding doors with wide doorways. 11. use glass walls to separate spaces withoutvisually dividing a room. 12.
get creative with mirrors. mirrors can instantly double the appearanceof a room, but thereâ€™s no reason you have to go the traditional route! metallic subway tile adds a layer of textureto this tiny wc. 13. pick your favorite room in the house and gobig. this gourmet kitchen sits inside a tiny newzealand home, making use of a reflective island and translucent cabinets to keep things feelingopen and bright. 14.
put a shelf on it. got a spare wall? floor to ceiling storage works for more thanjust books! 15. use room dividers in place of walls. these industrial metal rods give the illusionof a wall. 16. curtains can also step in where privacy isneeded. got one wide open room?
make it into two without committing! 17. decorate with light. the diogene prototype micro-house takes skylightsto new heights. 18. use open storage to draw the eye upward. need some accountability for your clutter? open storage will force you to live organized(or put your mess on display). 19.
create the illusion of vertical space by selectinglow-sitting furniture. if youâ€™re a fan of tiny homes, this $9000dome home that only took six weeks to construct is not to be missed. 20. repurpose the closet. display your best fashion finds right outin the open to save space and show off your style. 21. add a pop of color!
or two. a little pop goes a long way. 22. utilize retractable pantry drawers for smallappliances. this 192-square-foot home makes up in cleverstorage what it lacks in footprint. 23. keep lines and materials simple. this tiny l.a. home went back to basics withcement walls and stainless steel countertops. 24.
on the flipside, you can embrace the quaint. an eclectic home doesnâ€™t have to be a clutteredhome. this cob home proves you can still live simplyin an exciting space. 25. discover unexpected storage. similar to under the stairs, there are oftenplenty of unused crawl spaces and nooks in a home that can be creatively turned intoorganized storage. 26. build a bookshelf door.
thereâ€™s that pop of color going a long wayagain. 27. another use for lofted bedrooms? you can fit a walk-in closet underneath. this stockholm apartment leaves no opportunityun-seized. 28. create storage out of load-bearing elementsand lose those pesky walls. japanese architect shigeru ban is pioneeringthis ingenious hack on the traditional post-and-beam home.
29. install a breakfast bar. who needs a kitchen table when youâ€™ve gota built in coffee bar? 30. think you donâ€™t have space for a tub? try a three-fourths tub! great for bathing kids if youâ€™ve got standingroom only. 31. do a whole room in white.
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