Tiny Home, or sometimes identifies as “small house”, means being content of what is enough and essential, living in a fullness, and creating a life in concentrated with what is more important.
To live in a small home makes your creativity boost in a hurry. And, taking charge of your limited space in an efficient way that still makes your tiny home more livable could be a quite challenge. From small living and dining rooms to small kitchens, small comfort rooms, small bedrooms, and storage solutions in a small space.
For this reason, it comes up on deciding if where all your stuff goes and what you’re going to do with all your stuff? Just because you are living in a limited space it doesn’t mean that you have to think in a limited way. You must have the mindset of,’ even though it was small yet spacious’. Here are some home ideas to make your tiny home much more livable:
1. Choose Your Furnishings In Two Or More Duty, Or Purposes
When space is limited, pieces that can do two or more duty or purposes are a key; from a desk that could easily transform into a table, to a couch was a perfectly packed for the living area. Or, your seating that can turn into storage. Then, it was more worth livable in things that can perform into two or more purposes.
2. A Round Dining Table and Chairs
Throw away the giant tables and have yourself an extra space by choosing and opting to a roundtable. A round dining table and chairs take up less space and make the area appear openly. Round tables and round chairs are great for managing out a bit of premium space. Thus, it provides a better flow throughout the area and can offer and cater more of the seat to people.
3. Shelves instead of Regular Cabinets (in Kitchen)
Obviously, the most possible choice to kitchen cabinets for tiny homes is shelves. It was expected that you have only the limited space, so it is more preferably to use shelves than installing lots of cabinets in your kitchen room. So, using shelves instead of regular kitchen cabinets might work so well if you are likely to have a more space to move around.
Aside from Shelves, here are some alternatives to Kitchen Cabinets for small houses;
A Hoosier Cabinet
Rather than a shelf, try to consider installing a Hoosier cabinet. A type of cupboard that is free-standing in designed, very applicable to storing flour, spices and other condiments and items.
It is your budget that was concerned about, repurposed cabinets is a good choice; of course, it is much cheaper than the brand new.
Pockets and Bags
It is not the usual option for storing items but it can perform the same as well. By means of attaching a hook and then hanging on it the pockets and bags wherein it can hold items that arein your kitchen.
A quick and easy tool, rather than storing your plates and utensils into your cupboard better use a dish rack so as you wash the dishes, put it on the dish rack, let it dry, and then able to take it again and use it for another meal.
Jars and Containers
The easiest and the simplest way to store your items, you just have to stack up everything in order using jars and containers.
A dresser is another piece of kitchen storage wherein you can store your food, cutlery, and utensils.
Boxes, Crates, or Pallets
You can also use boxes, crates, or pallets as kitchen storage by collecting them then fixing it to create a drawer applicable for your tiny home.
Under-Shelf Wire baskets
In this situation, when you have had already shelves or cupboards in your tiny home, you may notice the unused space in there. Thus, you can have more extra shelves by simply hanging wire baskets underneath the old one.
A Cabinet and Shelving
To keep your belongings easy and simple in your small house, you can install a cabinet and shelves that can hide your things over the curtains.
Rails and Hooks
Instead of hiding your kitchen utensils behind the curtain, you could at least hang them up and be seen. By attaching rails and hooks on your wall, you can now hang anything you want from your kitchen
A magnetic Strips
It looks so brilliant, the idea of using magnetic strips for your kitchen items than seeing it hang off on the walls.
And, a kitchen food box shelf
A storage shelf is the latest trend custom-made food container online. Thus, it is able to store all sort of foods in your kitchen.
As it was named and listed, there are lots of storage solutions you may use rather than shelves or regular kitchen cabinets for your small houses.
4. Hang Your TV on the Wall
A place for media needs to provide a big space in your limited living room area. For this reason, you can hang your TV on the wall so that you can use back the necessary space for the floor. And finally, you will have a better and comfortable viewing in your tiny home.
5. Make Every Piece Count
Though the item was in your living room, kitchen area, bathrooms, and bedrooms or ‘relaxation area’, make sure every piece that was in there really counts. Has its own functionality and is essential for your everyday basis. And yet, doesn’t give a lot of space in your small house.
Even if you are living in a big house or on the small ones, keep in mind that you can still live your life out to the fullest. It does not require having a big house to call it a livable home or even the small one does. It is out of your love and creativity that reflects on how you are living. Making every little space counts and performs it in reality.