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The Declutter Challenge…starting Jan. 1!

Do you want to declutter and get organized? Join the TinyLiving Declutter Challenge to get a stress-free living environment by February 1.

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The best things come in small packages…or none at all

The best things come in small packages…or none at all

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.

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Is living in small apartments unhealthy?

The Atlantic has an article today that explores the health impacts of living in small quarters — and says living in tiny spaces can cause pyschological problems. “The Health Risks of Small Apartments,” focuses on New York City, where policymakers — including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg — have been trying to address a perennial…

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TinyLiving Tips: Hosting overnight guests in a small house

The holidays are coming, and for many folks, that means house guests.  Hosting people in a small home can be a challenge, but here are three tips for success when it comes to guests and small spaces. 1.  Let them know what to expect.  Will they have their own room?   Share a bathroom?  Sleep on…

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Small Space Furniture: The Living Cube

Ah, small space furniture — it never ceases to amaze us.  The latest standout is the “Living Cube,” created by Swiss designer Till Könneker and carpenter Remo Zimmerli.  With a host of functions in one unit, it’s the ultimate storage solution for a small studio apartment. Könneker designed the Living Cube to help with his own…

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Decluttering with the Rule of Thirds

Today, I’m drawing my decluttering inspiration from Joshua Becker, author of the blog Becoming Minimalist. Joshua has a great post on how to stage your home for everyday living.   It is based on the principles he’s learned from staging homes for sale.  The top tip?  Remove a third of the possessions from your home.  It…

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Small space products: Shower curtain with pocket storage

If you’re searching for a storage solution for a small bathroom, you may want to try something like this  vinyl shower curtain with pockets by Maytex. This clear liner includes several mesh pockets to store toiletries, cleaning supplies and other bath-time items.  Its large, low hanging pockets drain easily — making it a good solution…

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Deck the halls with minimalist Christmas decor for small spaces

It’s that time of year again, when everyone’s hauling boxes of Christmas decorations out of their attic — the artificial tree, the giant plastic Santas…Wait, you don’t have an attic?  No room to store boxes of decor?  Don’t worry — minimalist Christmas decorations for small spaces are an easy thing to master. Live trees come…

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TinyLiving: A simple fix saves an old fave

I just shaved a sweater with a razor from the dollar store.  This may not be the kind of exciting news you’ve come to expect from us here at TinyLiving, but fear not — there’s a moral to this story and it has to do with living small. But first, back to the sweater.  In…

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