Small Home Office Solutions

Location, location, location… Whether you are self-employed, frequently work from home, or are a student, finding a place to work in a small space can be tricky. It needs to be easily accessible, able to contain your work or study necessities and relatively private, depending on the situation. You’d also need access to an electrical Read More

Holiday Ideas for Small Spaces

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Get ready for holiday fun, food, and festivities! Can you believe it? Summer is a thing of the past and fall is in full swing. Next thing you know it’ll be Halloween, then Thanksgiving and then Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and there will be Halloween candy, Thanksgiving turkeys, parties, gifts, school concerts, and Read More

Bar Carts are Still Hot!

Bar Carts are Hot! – A Classic Idea in Home Decor We’ve talked about the importance of multi-purpose furnishings for small spaces. There are so many multi-purpose pieces of furniture but one of the best is the bar cart. The History of the Bar Cart Did you know that bar carts were originally tea trolleys Read More

Wabi-Sabi Decorating in 2019

What is Wabi-Sabi? Wabi-sabi is a Japanese decorating trend that’s hugely popular, right now. It celebrates imperfection, authenticity, and a lived-in feeling. It’s not to be confused with the Danish design philosophy of Hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah) which is all about coziness…warm blankets, comfort food, things like that. And it’s not to be confused with the Read More

Best Small Kitchen Appliances-Part I

Storage Space Saver #1 – Power Air Fryer (This is the first in a series of space-saving appliances and gadgets that I’ll be trying from time to time.) I have a new favorite small appliance. It’s my new Power Air Fryer!  (An affiliate link) Here’s the scoop. I was visiting my daughter and her family this Read More

Best Vacuum Cleaner for a Small Home

The Best Small Home Vacuum Cleaner (A Review) I’ve had this Shark Navigator Lift-Away vacuum cleaner for about a year and this baby has never disappointed! All of the following points (from the description on Amazon) are why I love this vacuum: Lift-Away. Press a button to lift the canister away and easily clean hard-to-reach Read More

Best Wall-Mounted Desks

Space Saving Wall Mounted Desks More and more people are starting businesses and side-hustles or opting to work from home (at least part of the time). When you live and work in a small space it’s important to be able to concentrate on the tasks at hand without sacrificing comfort. That means you’ll want a Read More

Clever Uses for Shower Caddies

What can you do with shower caddies besides holding soap and shampoo? Some time ago I donated two perfectly good shower caddies that I didn’t need since I’ve replaced the showers in both bathrooms and there are shelves integrated into the walls. Now I see that House Beautiful.com has posted nine clever uses for shower caddies Read More

A Small Bungalow Perfectly Restored

A Small California Bungalow Here’s a fabulous article from Houzz about a homeowner in Long Beach, California who truly made the most of his small 1919 bungalow.  Gotta hand it to those clever Californians…they do know how to make the most of what they’ve got! You can view the slideshow by using the arrows on the pictures Read More