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Small Space Design: Tips for Optimizing the Interior of Your Tiny Home

89% of tiny house owners have less credit debt than the average American.

While that isn’t the only perk of owning a tiny home, it’s one of the biggest.

If that’s enough to pique your interest in a small home, there are a few things you’ll want to consider before making the investment. Small space design is different from traditional interior design.

Here’s what you need to know about optimizing the interior of your tiny home.

Small Space Design Hinges on Visual Tricks

Interior designs for small spaces are all about playing visual tricks on your visitors (and even yourself).

To really optimize the space that you have, you’ll want to design in a way that doesn’t add clutter. Then, you’ll want to focus on incorporating trending colors and furniture that make the space feel larger.

Some of these small space interior design tips include:

  • Adding floor-to-ceiling drapes to draw the eye towards natural light. This will also help make the ceilings look taller.
  • Incorporate mirrors into the natural decor. Mirrors help reflect light and create an amplifying effect if they’re large enough.
  • Choose paint colors that reflect light and make the room feel more inviting. Off-whites, light blues, and warm greens help with this.

Remodel Spaces to Fit Your Needs

If your tiny home is pre-built and you find that it doesn’t quite jive with your style, consider a remodel.

Remodeling the kitchen is one of the most efficient ways to optimize a small space. During this remodel, you can ensure you’re organizing appliances and islands in a way that makes the most sense for you.

Beyond the Horizon Construction Inc. recommends that during a remodel of this kind, it helps to splurge on countertops while mixing new and vintage items.

This will help increase the value of your tiny home while ensuring it feels luxurious, albeit small.

Get Creative with the Lighting

The lighting in a room changes the mood of the environment. It also changes the perceived size of the space. Getting creative with your lighting choices has been quite a popular trend these past years. From hanging trails of Christmas lights on walls to ordering your own custom neon signs online, it’s not unusual that this has become such an entertaining phenomenon.

If you can, you’ll want to allow natural light to enter as much as you can. Living in small spaces is going to feel a lot lighter in a physical sense if you have large windows to let light in and air out.

If you’re going to build your home yourself, this is important to consider in the design phase.

Small house design ideas that include backlit countertops and tall floor lamps help increase the space of a home’s interior as well.

Designing a House that Feels Like Home

Small space design is a great way to ensure your tiny house feels like home.

By incorporating design tips that include choosing the right paint, letting natural light into the space and getting creative with lighting, you’ll be able to amplify any small space.

This all will help it feel more spacious and comfortable.

If you’re still looking for the home of your dreams, browse our homes for sale or contact us to see what’s on the market.


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Kaya Wittenburg

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