Category Archives: Interior Design

Dual-Use Storage Bench – Excellent Idea for Small Space Living

The base of the new bench, holding my wheat, oats and pinto beans. We’d decided it would be nice to have more seating at the table.  And if that seating could also provide some storage… all the better.” – BabyChaser See and read more about this Storage Bench.

How to Create Extra Storage By Building Box Stairs

I know that many tiny houses today don’t have staircases in them because people opt for ladders instead; however, I don’t think ladders are a great option for several reasons. First and foremost, there’s nothing quite like having to climb down a ladder in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. Further, as […]

A Tiny Range for A Tiny House

We cook a lot, so our consumption of gas for cooking fuel is and, without an alternative, will continue to be substantial.  While our tiny woodstove will allow us to relieve ourselves of the “need” for natural gas heating, which here in Burlington is the norm given our connection to a major supply line that comes […]

Cozy Bed in Zyl’s Little Bird Vardo

This house is 22 feet long by 8 feet wide. It has a cedar exterior, copper roof (fabricated by Abel from sheet copper), and handmade windows all around. The stained glass windows are restored and set in frames Abel built. It has wood heat, on demand hot water & shower, and a composting type toilet.” […]

Designer Kitchen in a 500 Sq. Foot Apartment

“Since storage was key, we wanted to include as many cabinets as possible without sacrificing style. So why not utilize the height we gained by raising the ceiling and take the cabinets all the way up. In order to make the kitchen look bigger and brighter, we went for white high-gloss cabinet doors with accents of milky-white […]

Tiny Apartment in Barcelona

A cleverly designed apartment packs a lot of function into a small space. Lots of great ideas here for tiny house interior design. “When photographer Christian Schallert isn’t busy cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his small 24 square meter (258 square feet) flat appears to be an empty cube. To use a piece of furniture, […]

To Skylight or Not

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen shares some pros & cons of using skylights in a tiny home’s loft. “This question has been posed at EVERY Tumbleweed Workshop Ive hosted… skylights – should i include them in my tiny houses loft?” Read the full post at Relaxshacks.com: Tiny Houses/Tumbleweeds: To Skylight, or NOT to Skylight?.

Interior Design Examples for Shipping Container Homes

The folks a My Home in a Box put together a nice photo collection from this television episode. If you missed it or don’t like watching these kinds of shows here’s your opportunity to see the final results. “For their final challenge, the remaining three All Stars must each design the interior and exterior areas […]

Small Office Fits in a Box

Another great idea for tucking a lot of function into a small space. “The prototype was designed by an Uruguayan designer, Claudio Sibille. I like the way you can fit the chair into the cabinet and fold the work table down and roll the little office space into a corner. The quality of the wood […]

A Tiny, Tiny Bathroom, in a Tiny Bunk House in Maine

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen makes a great find… a 4×4 bathroom… and just in time I might add. “The bathroom was a former closet, and is a mere 4′ by 4′ in its floor layout. The tiny sink was salvaged from another collapsing cabin in the woods and given a new life here.” Just kidding… continue […]

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