500 Ideas for Small Spaces: Easy Solutions for Living in by Kimberley Seldon

By Kimberley Seldon

Around the world, shoppers are gaining knowledge of the advantages of the small area way of life, forsaking the paintings and burdensome price that is going with residing in a «McMansion» in desire of the attractiveness and practicality of dwelling in cozier areas. From younger owners who've rediscovered the thrill of loft-style houses within the urban, to empty-nesters preferring smaller, extra achievable dwelling areas, thousands of householders have migrated to the «not-so-big» kind of residing. CONTENTS: 

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Emptied quickly and easily. 500 Ideas for Small Spaces PROVISION CPI 500 ideas for smallspaces CD307-98 / 4150 030-51 Kitchens 3rd_ 4/13/07 1:02 PM Page 37 Case Study ■ I love a challenge. Whether it’s a slim budget, an awkward space, or a tight timeline, almost every design project begins with a challenge. In my experience, it’s these constraints that often yield the most satisfying results. A recent makeover to the kitchen that serves our busy design firm is a case in point. Due to its basement location, the old kitchen had low ceilings, awkward window placement, narrow proportions, and badly located ductwork that ran straight through the room’s center.

Make sure to hang of 12 inches. include electrical outlets. 46 500 Ideas for Small Spaces PROVISION CPI 500 ideas for smallspaces CD307-98 / 4150 030-51 Kitchens 3rd_ 85 3/22/07 7:27 PM Page 47 Nowhere for Fido to sleep at night? Believe it or not, a small dog bed might be accommodated beneath an island with a minimum 3' x 5' of floor space. Design cabinet doors with open grillwork rather than solid doors, or leave the “doorway” open. Complete the pet palace by placing a comfortable dog bed on the floor and providing toys.

Or flank a window with a pair of glass-front cabinets. Add glass at the sides of the cabinets to allow the sunlight to filter through the interiors and highlight decorative objects. design tip If you have a casual country kitchen decorated in French Country, Americana, or Santa Fe style, visually enlarge its appearance by replacing solid door panels with mesh or chicken wire. The open grillwork creates a spacious feel in the kitchen. 48 500 Ideas for Small Spaces PROVISION CPI 500 ideas for smallspaces CD307-98 / 4150 030-51 Kitchens 3rd_ 3/22/07 7:28 PM Page 49 design tip If you do not have a window ledge, consider installing shelves (ideally glass) evenly spaced in front of a sunny window.

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