9 Teeny-Tiny Kitchens Packed With Character

Interested in downsizing but not ready to compromise on style? These pint-sized cooking spaces do it all. 

By: Jessica Galliart
Show: Tiny Luxury

The tiny home movement sweeping the nation means something different to everyone: living more economically, going off the grid, being more mobile … But if we’ve learned anything from shows like Tiny Luxury on HGTV and DIY Network, it’s that aspiring tiny home owners may be looking to downsize, but they’re not necessarily willing to compromise on feeling at home — especially in their kitchens, the heart of their (tiny) home. Here are a few tiny kitchens that are proof positive that cutting back on square footage doesn’t have to mean cutting corners on style and eye-catching design features.

Tiny Eclectic Kitchen From Tiny Luxury

Tiny Eclectic Kitchen From Tiny Luxury

As seen on season 1 of Tiny Luxury , the kitchen in this tiny house is packed with high-end amenities including a four-burner stove, subway tile backsplash, granite countertop, stainless steel refrigerator and more.

From: Tiny Luxury

Photo by: Bodega Pictures

Bodega Pictures

Granite countertops are a must for many homeowners — including tiny home owners. This bite-sized kitchen also boasts a four-burner stove, a subway tile backsplash and a good-sized stainless steel refrigerator.

Hard-working Kitchen

Hard-working Kitchen

Here’s a space that has to work hard. This small but well planned kitchen is ready for food prep, cooking, dish washing and, most importantly, coffee-making.

Photo by: Don Hamilton Studio

Don Hamilton Studio

Space is tight in this tiny home with a neutral (and natural) color scheme, but when everything has its place — like the efficient but impossibly charming camping style cups and utensils — the possibilities are endless.

Photo by: 182029004420


If you’re going to splurge on a near-regular-sized refrigerator for your tiny kitchen, it might as well be a unique one. This old-fashioned mint green model perfectly ties this space together to give it a clean, vintage vibe.

Tiny Luxury 102

Tiny Luxury 102

Tiny homes don’t necessarily call for tiny views. The sizable window over the kitchen sink brings the outside in but leaves plenty of space for complementary (and functional) shelving for dishware.

Tiny Luxury 102

Tiny Luxury 102

This kitchen table-slash-workstation with a built-in spice rack would be stylish in any kitchen as is, but in a miniature one, it’s made even moreso, as it can fold up vertically to be flush with the wall.

Tiny Eclectic Kitchen

Tiny Eclectic Kitchen

This tiny black and white kitchen designed by Kim Lewis Designs is nine feet wide. The countertops are by Silestone, lights by CB2 and tile by Daltile.

Photo by: Molly Winters Photography

Molly Winters Photography

Just try taking your eyes off of the black subway tile backsplash and shiny white cabinetry and shelving in this 9-foot-wide kitchen.

Tiny Luxury 102

Tiny Luxury 102

Speaking of fun backsplashes, the metallic tile here, combined with Edison bulbs and custom wood countertops, give this tiny kitchen an elegantly industrial feel.

Tiny Luxury 102

Tiny Luxury 102

When your countertop space is limited, you’ve got to make every inch count. Check out the contrast between these concrete counters, blue cabinets and bronze farmhouse sink.

Tiny House Kitchen With Large Windows

Tiny House Kitchen With Large Windows

The Linden’s kitchens are completely customizable and take advantage of a ton of natural light, which is why you came out here in the first place, right?

Photo by: Tumbleweed

Deep purple cabinets and butcher block countertops leave lots of room for customization and fun accents in this light-filled, tiny cooking space.

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