(We're trying out some of the best applicants from our New York Blogger Search — this House Call comes from applicant Gretchen Smith.)
Name: Steven & Gretchen
Location: Brooklyn Heights, NYC
When I first walked into the 450 square foot apartment that my husband and I rent in the Historic Brooklyn Heights District, my first thoughts were "oh my, check out that view!" and " oh my, where will all our stuff go?"
Though the challenge of the space was the amount of space, we put our thinking caps on and came up with a creative layout that made the apartment look light and airy. To complete the look, we kept only what we really needed, (the hardest part for my husband), and with a few design tricks, maximized our apartment's potential.
So here's what we did...