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Tour Sarah Susanka's Newest Right-Sized House
Get ideas for neighbor-friendly, efficient home design from best-selling author's latest project near Chicago
"Get ideas for neighbor-friendly, efficient home design from best-selling author's... existing small town. It is within walking distance of schools, houses of worship, the... So Big House" books, has just finished her newest example of building a right-sized... sits on a small and narrow lot, 29 feet wide by 100 feet long. The home's interior spaces... This house is part of the School Street Project, a development that will include..."
My Houzz: Cozy Carriage House
"designs a small, charming, custom living space on a modest budget... carriage house behind their existing 1920s home to serve as their primary residence... carriage house was never meant to match the original house as we treat our land almost... the main house is entered from the front street. The main house is rented and we live... coach house as well over my garage as well and my bathroom is also my fav room!... this house is already built next to an alley, the exterior materials and their..."
How to Design and Lay Out a Small Living Room
"layout ideas for small living rooms. Let’s get started.... All small spaces present design challenges, but as the living room is where you probably... designing a small one can be especially tricky. How do you strike a balance between making... LR is small, more likely the house is small and you have to have it fully functional... redid a small house with a small living room...we managed to arrange things so even..."
House Planning: When You Want to Open Up a Space
With a pro's help, you may be able remove a load-bearing wall to turn two small rooms into one bigger one
"turn two small rooms into one bigger one... live in a house that is a series of small rooms, you may think it would be nice to open... combining two small rooms into one. But what if the wall separating them is structural?... re-thinking my idea so I don't ruin the integrity of the style of the house. But ultimately... especially for small residential work, will determine the structural loads and design the... up my small space to one large space and I love it. We put a steel beam up and covered..."
Big Style for Small Bedrooms
"ave a small bedroom? See how to mix and match colors and accessories for great warmth... coach house, but I've always had a thing for small, intimate spaces. There's something... into small these days. It might have something to do with the fact that I live in... about small rooms that force us to be so much more creative because there just aren't... options. Small bedrooms are often the toughest. Actually, I find bedrooms to be pretty..."
Guest Picks: Neutral Essentials for a Small Space
With furniture that flatters, savvy storage and accessories that maximize space, small rooms can be long on style
"space, small rooms can be long on style... best of a small home. — Erin from House of Earnest... in a small space can be a challenge, but the approach you take can also radiate... design ideas that are big on impact, yet occupy a small footprint are crucial. Thanks... these ideas. I also recommend adding beautiful and compact lamps to your space.... homeowners of small spaced areas think that they have to forgo a tub because of the tight..."
Small Sleeping Nook, High Comfort
"two-bedroom house with her 4-year-old son. This 12-by-4 nook was the only available bedroom... This small room leads me to believe it is an old house and those small rooms were... a very small room like this off an upstairs deck in our house. The room was built... a huge house (3000sq ft) now. But that TINY house is worth more than twice what our... that the house is small. A play space or a doggy dorm might show better. The only..."
10 Tips to Make a Small Bedroom Look Great
"ing a small bedroom can be fun (honestly). With the right design tips and techniques... great ideas will breathe new life into your compact scheme.... pictures of small bedrooms! And good ideas in each one! All good ideas. #2 used window... of good ideas! Great ideas! I will use them in my son's small bedroom None of those... Beautiful small spaces! Lots of useful tips! Thank you. good,lovely small space! They..."
Houzz Tour: Minimalist 'Nest' House in Japan
Functional architecture, minimalist furnishings and a rootedness in Japanese culture make just the right home for a family of three
""The Nest House" by architect Takuya Tsuchida, who wanted to "give the feeling of living... the nest idea and used it as a starting point for the home's architecture," says Tsuchida... : The house is in a town that prides itself on its world-famous soba and wasabi farms... great house. Please keep these coming! Your pieces on Japanese houses are a great... choose a house it would be that one @mosterzilla, My husband said the same thing! My..."
Easy Green: Big and Small Ways to Be More Water-Wise at Home
These 20 tips can help us all make the best use of a precious resource. How do you save water in summer?
"around the house. These 20 ways to save water and protect our waterways are a good place... in my house leaves water bottles with small amounts of water everywhere. I use those... in our house its amazing the ideas they come up with. We are looking at the toilet... great ideas and sharing of great ideas I now fight with my children to reading it... worth it) idea. I knew a family that lived in an old house and we put a toilet and sink..."
Houzz Call: Have a Beautiful Small Bathroom? We Want to See It!
Corner sinks, floating vanities and tiny shelves — show us how you’ve made the most of a compact bathroom
"most of small full bathrooms, but now we want to hear from you. Have you designed a... wonderful small bathroom this year? We want to learn from it! Homeowners: Please show... Show us a small bathroom you’ve completed this year — or tell us about one you’re working... photos and ideas in a future ideabook for the Houzz homepage and newsletter.... space Small bathrooms with a lot of detail! Small Bathrooms for the owner of an African..."
7 Finishing Touches for a Thoughtful Front Yard
"artful house numbers, water features, garden art and more... up to a house. So pay attention to the seven small things below — getting these details... great ideas, but if the project doesn't include some important finishing touches... of your house as well as the inside. And when you're talking about the front of your... your house, it's even more important. The front yard is what everyone usually sees... odern-house-numbers.html doh Some great ideas here! Be sure to check with your..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Small Galley With Maximum Style and Efficiency
An architect makes the most of her family’s modest kitchen, creating a continuous flow with the rest of the living space
"clear ideas for how to make the small space practical and efficient for the way they... passed on houses for this reason. When we sold our 25 year old house, I was so pleased... such a small kitchen this has a lot of appeal. It is clean and uncluttered. I like... all my small appliances. The blue wall is great! Thanks for doing a feature on a small... small, but practical kitchen. Not everyone wants, needs, or has a super-size kitchen..."
Small Decks Hold Loads of Potential
Small slices of deck leave more room for a garden, a hot tub or a view. See how these small and even tiny decks make the most of their size
"Small slices of deck leave more room for a garden, a hot tub or a view. See how these... these small and even tiny decks make the most of their size... change our idea of how large a deck needs to be. Some have become so expansive and elaborate... squeeze in a small one. If you're working with a limited outdoor space or would prefer to... anti-social! Small Decks need small balcony planter boxes. Why not have small planter..."
Kitchen of the Week: Small Kitchen, Big View
"of the house, the small kitchen was tucked into a 12-foot wide space, had little storage... Browse small kitchens | Micro-Additions: When You Just Need a Little More Room... actual small kitchen with ideas I could use in my small kitchen. Instead I find something... YES...a small kitchen..some of us have small kitchens in older homes and need ideas... not a small kitchen. i wish someone would post pictures a true small kitchen. I..."