Your reside in less than 600 square feet of room space along with a cat, roommate, and have little space to work with. Your space is small doesn’t mean you cannot live large. Here are the top 20 tiny house hacks to make your space feel and look larger.
1. Choose fewer walls and more multipurpose rooms
You can now go ahead and smash that wall out! Doing so will certainly make the most of your tiny footprint.
2. Magnetic makeup
You can save immense drawer and counter space in the bathroom by magnetizing beauty supplies. Small strips of magnets enable you to hang everything, from cups and brushes, to make up and, anything with a magnetic surface inside your bathroom.
3. Shelf storage below
If you lack room to spare, an effective way to create space is by installing wire racks under the pantry shelves in order to hold as much as you can.
4. Ensure the window-to-wall ratio is high
Natural light helps open up your tiny house and makes it feel larger and more airy. Large glass windows tend to open up your living space so be sure you have more windows space than walls.
5. Breakfast bar
Do you lack a dining room table? If your window has a view, you certainly don’t need a dining room table. All you need to do is build yourself a tiny breakfast bar and take your meals while enjoying your day.
6. Add a loft anywhere
Reading and sleeping nooks tend to maximize your space. Additionally, they provide privacy when it comes to shared areas. Youneed to snag space right above your living room, bathroom, and kitchen.
7. Make use of the space beneath the stairs
You can utilize the space under the stairs for an array of things. For instance, it can act as a book shelf, a resting place for your pet or, even a wine store.
8. Be Innovative with reflective surfaces
Mirrors instantly double your room’s appearance. Nonetheless, you don’t have to go the conventional route. By installing metallic subway tiles, you’ll be able to add some layer of texture to your tiny house.
9. Consider a corner shelf
Many people don’t have enough shelf space. In such cases, you can create your own. The best thing is that you don’t have to break the bank to create a corner shelf. It’s ideal for a bedroom or an office.
10. Consider bed storage
Most people don’t use the cavernous space underneath their bed. And for the few that do, chances are very high that it’s probably a huge mess. You can use such a space to organize your books.
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11. What about a clothes separator
Do you have small drawers? That shouldn’t be a problem! You need to utilize a clothing separator in order to organize and compact your clothes inside a small drawer space. This should work best with undergarments.
12. How about a bedside ledge?
When it comes to a bedside ledge, all you need to do is bring out the creative you. While it might be smaller compared to a full table, it’s certainly enough for your mug of tea or phone.
13. Jewelry organizer
Many people lack space for their jewelry. If you’re one of them, a great solution is a tension rod. By installing it, you’ll certainly have an easy time hanging your jewels off it.
14. Overhead lighting
Failure to have built-in lights can make your space feel smaller and darker. For this reason, add overhead lighting in major areas such as beneath shelves or kitchen cabinets.
15. Organization board
Never allow clutter to build. If you lack some space for mail or wall space for pictures, all you need is a do-it-yourself organizational board. On it, you can store daily reminders, pictures of loved ones or organize your mail.
16. How about you go all white?
It’s a sure thing that white walls and décor make your rooms look not only brighter but also bigger. Settling for an all-white look is the best trick for a trendy and fresh look.
17. Consider retractable pantry drawers
If you lack an ideal place to put your microwave, you shouldn’t fret about lacking counter space. Trying retractable drawers is the prudent thing to do. They’re ideal for small appliances or cutlery.
18. Room dividers are always magical
Walls tend to break up already small spaces. Glass panes or curtains can equally serve the same purpose walls do.
19. Install an oil or vinegar rack
An oil or vinegar rack is without a doubt a space-saving kitchen island.
20. Keep materials and lines simple
By keeping materials and lines simple, you’ll be able to make your little space look larger.