Kimberly Watkins

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8 Biggest Mistakes You Make Decorating a Small Space

Designers explain why you shouldn't play it safe (no white paint!) in a tiny room.<p>1. You play it safe.<p>"Instead, put a large-scale printed fabric or wallpaper on the walls and even the ceiling. It's easier, safer, and less expensive to be dramatic in a small space. You might get tired of a bold …

Home Decorating

A Floating Tiny Home That Lets You Appreciate Nature Without Harming It

Plus, who would turn down these gorgeous lake views?<p>If you're feeling a little restless with life and want to spice things up, we've got just the solution for you: An off-the-grid adventure in this floating home, dubbed the Floatwing. It was designed by the Portuguese firm Friday and is both the …

IKEA Wants Sliding Walls to Be the Big Next Thing in Small Homes

Their new idea could help you repurpose an entire room in seconds.<p>Maximizing our smallest spaces is a top-of-mind task for everyone — whether you live in a teeny urban apartment or a just-not-quite-big-enough suburban home. And this problem has often driven the innovation that comes out of IKEA. …

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.

Gardening Tricks for Smaller Spaces

14 Sneaky Styling Tricks for a Small Living Room

Go from a tight squeeze to your favorite hangout.<p>This is the space where you're supposed to unwind in after a long day, but if it's cramped and cluttered you're never going to find that zen. That is, unless you trick your eye into <i>thinking</i> your room is bigger than it appears. These design ideas will …

Interior Design

Inside a Kitchen the Size of a Walk-In Closet

Tiny, yet efficient.<p>To hear about a kitchen no bigger than a walk-in closet is to expect the worst. To actually see this one is to encounter the best. Designer Stephanie Stokes found savvy ways to save space in this big-city kitchen.

A Small One-Bedroom Apartment Made Big

Colors engage the eye in a New York apartment.<p>Designer David Kaihoi makes his small East Village apartment feel much larger with smart organization, multipurpose furniture, and bold colors. For more ideas, see these 5 tips for designing small spaces.

The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.