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Decorating a Small Home Office - Top 5 Tips

Even though your apartment may not be large, you can always find space to build a small home office. You just need to be a little more creative and find a way to incorporate everything you need in there. In order to help you decorate it according to the latest trends and create a place which will inspire you to work hard and be fully concentrated, we’ve singled out our top 5 tips on how to achieve this fast and easy. Feel free to take a…


Posted by Tracey Clayton on August 25, 2018 at 3:46am

Tiny Bathroom Decorating Tips

Living in a tiny house has numerous perks, including lower construction costs, lower energy bills, easier maintenance, cheaper decorating, and, of course, minimal impact on the environment. However, while it is quite easy to get accustomed to the small square footage in almost every room, we usually discover that we could always benefit from extra space in the kitchen and the bathroom. If you are struggling with decorating a cramped bathroom, we’ll help you…


Posted by Tracey Clayton on August 2, 2018 at 7:00am

Décor Changes to Make Your Tiny Home Feel All Fresh and New

No matter how spacious your home is, it’s always going to be too small to fit all the things you’d like to keep around. However, even the tiniest of homes can be utilized if you plan ahead and find sustainable ways to make the most of the space you own. From hidden storage area to multifunctional furniture, there are lots of ideas you can try out and use literally every inch you own. So, if you too are living in a small home, but still have big plans, here are a few ways to make it feel…


Posted by Tracey Clayton on July 6, 2018 at 5:56pm

Small Bathroom Design Issues

No matter how small your bathroom might be, it still offers a world of design inspiration. With little creativity and improvisation, you can overcome some of the most common design problems of small bathrooms and transform yours into a truly relaxing oasis.  …


Posted by Tracey Clayton on May 9, 2018 at 3:22am

How to Downsize and De-Clutter Before You Go Tiny (2017 Tiny House Summit Community Presentation)

Your Name and Title: Jenn Baxter, Blogger and Freelance Writer
Organization Name: Live a F.a.s.t. Life (blog)
Co-Presenter Name(s): n/a
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Charlotte, NC (USA)
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Those who are actively preparing to transition to a tiny house (any age)
Short Session Description (one line): Learn how to downsize and de-clutter your belongings so you can make the transition to a tiny home.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): The thought of de-cluttering and downsizing your belongings to fit into a tiny home can be overwhelming to say the least. But it doesn't have to be as hard as you think! Learn six easy guidelines to downsizing that will make the process flow easily and smoothly.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: www.LiveaFastLife.com, www.DeClutterDeToxDeStress.com

See http://tinyisbeautiful.com/forum/topics/how-to-downsize-and-de-clutter-before-you-go-tiny

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Comment by Carmen Shenk on February 20, 2017 at 8:11pm

Great job!  And I loved the questions at the end where you talked about the table and chairs.  It was a very personal moment and I'm sure that was a rough day, but (in time) you recognized it as part of your process.  That's great!  Living tiny has also changed me so much so I can identify with what you're saying.  Well done!

Comment by Lahesha Williams on February 20, 2017 at 2:25pm

Great tips in this video. Thanks Jenn for taking to time to record, and Steve for sharing! Thank you for reiterating that Downsizing does not mean being Deprived, it can actually help FOCUS us toward the dream goal!

This video made me realize my downsizing realities...1) This will be my first time living alone (empty-nesting, single mom :); 2) I've been exploring new hobbies, which includes purchasing items associated with these EXCITING, NEW INTERESTS...3 so far - so I need to get a handle on all the new purchases, and start to get rid of (or better organize) some things!

It's comforting to know that I still have a little time to get things in order...my estimated move isn't until 2019! whew

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