Small, Smaller, Smallest
These space-saving tricks and impressive designs prove you don't have to sacrifice style in a tiny home.
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What do a houseboat, converted garage, high-end apartment and historic townhouse all have in common? They're all less than 1,000 square feet and creatively make the most of their very limited space through smart storage and innovative design. See if some of these ideas work for your home.
Tired of the renters' life, Wayne and Kelly Greenwood decided it was time to become homeowners. With real estate costs through the roof, they built a home without the land! Their smart and sleek houseboat allows the newlyweds to live and work together in their very own small, fabulous floating home.
Double kitchen cabinet storage by stacking items from below and hanging more stuff above.
If you entertain a lot, don't make the TV the focal point in the living room. This small one mounted to the ceiling doesn't obstruct the great view of the water.
A collapsible ironing board tucks into a drawer when it's not in use. The Greenwoods also have a washer/dryer combo to conserve space.
Designer Joe Lehman takes a tour of a small townhouse and explains what he did to make the space feel larger.