life in a tiny apartment

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    Tip #145: Don’t be too afraid of pattern.I’m the last person, really, who should be giving advice on introducing patterns into a small space. My typical counsel would fall somewhere along the lines of: Don’t.…

    September 12, 2016 41 Comments
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    Tip #144: Your space is mutable.Here’s a watercolor version of our current apartment floor plan. I get a kind of bizarre number of requests for floor plans and I’m not sure why, but the requests…

    September 6, 2016 15 Comments
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    Tip #143: Consider A Dorm Room.I don’t know whether it’s some kind of fancy internet algorithm that keeps the posts coming across my radar, or whether there’s been an actual surge in dorm room style…

    August 29, 2016 21 Comments
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    Tip # 142 – Corral Your Cords.I don’t usually go in for overly tech-y solutions to small apartment problems. But if someone were to come to my apartment tomorrow and tell me that every single…

    August 22, 2016 34 Comments
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    Tip #141: Hone Your Rearranging SkillsI was not a kid who grew up rearranging my bedroom. When I was little, my sister Cait and I shared a room and we didn’t have much of…

    August 16, 2016 43 Comments
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    Tip # 140: Brainstorm, don’t buy.You probably don’t need new stuff. You just need a minute to think.In finding a way to make a small space tolerable, it’s easy to head to the nearest…

    August 8, 2016 45 Comments
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    Tip #139. Leave. Come home again.In the leaving of a place and coming back to it, you can finally see it. The silly stuff drops away, and the lovely stuff comes to the front. Upon…

    July 5, 2016 17 Comments
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    Tip #138: Keep a drop cloth hanging around. There were five times in the past month when I’ve wanted to ball up our canvas drop cloth and leave it curbside in hopes of never seeing it…

    April 25, 2016 20 Comments
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    Tip #137: Organize Your Linen Closet/Bag/BoxA few weeks ago I took a photo of my mostly empty closet shelves and posted it to Instagram with the caption that empty shelves and baskets look prettier…

    March 31, 2016 48 Comments
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    Tip #136: Size your traditions to fit your space.I’ve written before about my philosophy on holiday decorating: Simple and spare and requiring only a shoe box’s worth of space in the closet for storage in the…

    December 9, 2015 45 Comments