So often fans feel like a necessary evil over the warm months. They're great for keeping you cool but they're often total eyesores that you'd rather hide. This is a group of fans that you won't mind incorporating into your room.
I have two big rules when shopping for small space furniture. The first and most important rule is that everything should serve multiple purposes. Rule number two: if I can hang it on the wall, all the better!
Growing up, the only type of couches my family owned were futons. I thought they were the coolest — you could change the covers, they expanded for sleepovers, and they seemed much more modern than an overstuffed sofa. Nowadays futons are more often associated with dorm rooms than cool furniture. However, there's no denying a futon's small space convenience. Here are a few convertible options for your post-collegiate home.
Sometimes it's OK to skimp a bit, but if you're going to invest in a sleeper sofa — especially if you expect to actually sleep on it — it's best to go for high quality. Here are five sources for really nice, comfortable and long lasting sofa beds.
There are inherent challenges associated with living in a small home. Where will you store all your shoes? How will you make a sofa fit into a teeny tiny room? Who makes a coffee table that can double as a dining table? For every challenge, there is a solution — and these eight retailers are a great place to start.
Monograms are old school but they don't have to be used solely on conventional items such as bathrobes and towels. Monograms were a historical signature for royalty and, because moms should be treated like royalty every day, these are a perfect fit!
When you're living in cramped quarters, having more than one side table can make the room feel crowded. That's where nesting tables come in handy. When they're not in use, they nest together in a neat little space saving package. Then, when you're entertaining, the tables can be spread about for maximum drink placing, appetizer plate sitting usage.
This living room in Justine & Angus' Toronto home has some great style elements in it. From the neutral sofa to the clear coffee table, the room strikes a nice balance between comfort and style. I've rounded up my five favorite pieces from the room so you can achieve a similar look in your own home.
Jordan's 460 square foot Brooklyn apartment was the winner of our Small Cool Contest back in 2011. The bright space is nicely outfitted with design classics old and new. Here's a quick little shopping guide to help you pick similar pieces that will fit in your own small cool home.
Shopping flea markets can be a great experience with bargain prices, unique finds and the thrill of the hunt all making for a perfect weekend excursion. In the moment, however, they can also be a bit overwhelming as it can be tough to know what to buy and what to pass up. Before heading out, here are a few tips to keep in mind.