As gorgeous as our master suite is turning out to be, we’re seriously lacking in storage. And although I’d love to house dozens of beautiful dresses in a vintage apothecary cabinet (or proudly proclaim any of these stellar closets), our storage needs are too large for your average closet. I know, I know. Time to clean out the closet then, right?
Organizing + Storage Tips
Finding a sofa for a small space can be quite the challenge. If you want something bigger than a loveseat but smaller than a standard couch, you may be stuck.
The compromise that this small Parlour Sofa from cb2 reaches is a fantastic solution to that dilemma. As one of their new pieces for 2011, this small-scale number measures in at just 61″ wide. The sleek lines and steel blue color really won me over.
You know the idea that a goldfish only grows as big as his bowl allows? In a world full of massively large fish bowls, Husband and I decided we wanted to keep our goldfish teeny weeny. And by goldfish, we mean (a) our mortgage, (b) our household duties and (c) our clutter. And although there may be very little glamor involved in owning a tiny home, it’s certainly the right lifestyle for us.
With that said, small spaces present their own set of design dilemmas, and Husband and I embarked on a research-heavy adventure to find exactly how to utilize the space that we did have. One of the incredible benefits to renovating is the amount of information available online. From kitchen planning to renovation checklists, the opportunities for a feasible and efficient remodel are incredible.
Of course, we began our research the old-fashioned way with a few great books on the subject. On our recommended reading list:
Plus, The Best Advice We Received…