Three Quick Updates to Make Your Tiny Apartment a Home

I wish I could go back to the 70s in California and the greater Southwest when all of these apartments were being built and yell (Soylent Green style): Stop!!! You’re building hideous boxes for the masses! Don’t put popcorn on those ceilings! Why are you building bathroom vanities for dwarves? Put some thought into it…

What’s the Best Kind of Flooring for a Tiny House?

Let’s talk about flooring. Nothing says “buzzkill” quite like grimy, worn-out beige carpeting in an otherwise inviting home (unless you work at Kleiner Perkins, in which case “women showing up at an all-male dinner for Al Gore” spells buzzkills all around. Zing!) Anyways, back to flooring. Our home, like most of the rentals we’ve had…

Instant Living Room Updates with Coffee Tables

Let’s say you can only update one piece in your living room. What would have the biggest impact? Coffee tables are an easy pick for me because we currently use a wicker storage box as our coffee table (similar to this) and could use an update. Plus, coffee tables are one of the most visible, frequently used…