#59 - Annie’s Bella Vista Loft

#59 - Annie’s Bella Vista Loft

Maxwell Ryan
Mar 31, 2006

Name: Annie M.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Size: Less than 450 sq/ft - Loft/Studio

Favorite resources:

eBay, Ikea, and Target

What inspired you?

My tiny apartment is the original living room of an old converted row house. With a 12 ft. ceiling, hardwood floor and a working fireplace, a French café theme was my inspiration. The art I chose for it are classic French posters and prints. I hung sheer curtains on the 8 ft. windows to provide ample sunlight. A ladder leads to my loft bedroom.

...Due to a ceiling height of only 4 ft., I selected a low framed bed. My galley-type kitchen just to the right of the ladder, mean I keep supplies and appliances to a minimal. While staying on a tight budget, I've created a very comfortable place to live. Being clutter-free gives my small apartment the feeling of open space!

Design Tip:

Less is more. When in doubt, throw it out.



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