Designer Tricks for Small Spaces

Create mini spaces with mega style! We share our top design secrets for how to get the most out of your square footage.

Cottage kitchen with long wooden dining table
Photographer Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Rustic Romance

To achieve a collected-over-time look, display trinkets, glassware and dinnerware in a glass-front cupboard.  A bench is perfect for a small breakfast nook; the long table doubles as chic counter space.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.