Part 1- Birth of a Tiny Urban Garden Our small apartment comes with a tiny balcony- just 2 m x 1.6 m- which would be just enough for us all to sit out for a meal. Thankfully the housing association (BRF) we are members of allows owners of ground floor apartments, as we are, to […]
House and Garden
You’d be surprised the size of patches people around the world are creating their tiny urban gardens! It really is possible to create a miniature urban haven of greenery in the smallest and most unlikely places. Take example from Paris’ urban gardening initative Have you heard about Paris’ incentive to add more greenery to the […]
We couldn’t live with our hotch-potch, partly-removed 1960s kitchen anymore. I loved the colour, the look and our industrial worktop with integrated sink, but the layout and cupboard spaces were driving me crazy. Taking out or putting away plates and cups became the task of us taller ones …the kids regressed in their dishwasher emptying […]
A video post of our new IKEA kitchen walk-though.
A small master bedroom with an unbelievable amount of storage.
After a summer of travelling we returned to chaos of 2 adults, 3 kids and a small dog in just 65 square meters, with all our boxes mostly still stacked high. The first room to tackle was our master bedroom. And the reason for this unusual space to start, as I discussed in renovation priorities post, […]
When you move into a house or an apartment that needs total renovation, where EVERYTHING needs to be redone… Just where do you start? Over the past week, since we’ve been back in our tiny apartment, I’ve been asking this same question. It’s overwhelming looking at the whole project and I realise we need to […]
So, does 700 square feet for a family of 5 plus dog count as a small apartment or a tiny apartment? It certainly is tight! Some remodelling is called on, for sure. On a beautiful Saturday, when the weather was actually beckoning us to sit on our terrace to just chill, sip coffee and eat cake, […]
Having just moved to a small flat, we are immediately considering what to do about upgrading our home. Read more about our tiny family apartment Whatever size apartment you live in there is an aim for your home to accommodate everything and everyone comfortably. If you’ve reached a stage where you’re in desperate need of […]
The original bedroom in our new small family apartment will have to acquire a new role: the living room and dining room. You see, our apartment was built in the sixties, for a young couple or perhaps an older couple. It had a spacious bedroom, kitchen, a lovely dining room with an attached, small balcony […]