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Small Urban Apartment Makeover

Browse pictures of a 375-square-foot apartment makeover with savvy space-planning tips.
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Cramped and Colorless

With no space for a sofa or desk, Sacramento Street blogger Caitlin relied on the art of space planning and smart design to turn her small, colorless studio apartment into a multiuse home, complete with a dining room, bedroom, living room and workspace.

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Careful Floor Planning

Classifying Caitlin's apartment as a studio, one-bedroom or junior one-bedroom is difficult to determine due to its uncommon layout. Upon entry, the dining room opens onto the sleeping area, thus making the proper placement of living room furniture challenging.

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Double-Duty Dining Room

The dining room's built-ins offered concealed and display storage. A wide-open space in the center of the area provided space for a round dining table with seating for six.

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Stretching Storage

To maximize use of the home's built-ins, Caitlin displays her extensive collection of vintage dishware and serving ware.

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