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Grow a balcony herb garden to reap the many benefits of herbs while living in the city.
If you're hoping to grow some of your own food but are short on space, use these three tips for small-space gardening success in containers, on your patio, balcony or roof.
Create growing space for a small space garden with pocket gardens for posts, chairs, walls and doors.
Short on storage? Repurpose a door into a swinging shelf or basket storage system!
Victoria Gazeley considers her revitalized 650-square-foot homesteader’s cabin, located on 7 acres of fertile earth in British Columbia, a blessing. “I absolutely love living here,” she says.
Victoria Gazely lives in a 650-square-foot homesteader's cabin built by a man who didn't need closets. She's found five great ways to stash her stuff without renovating—and her solutions work for anyone who needs to hide a few things.
Diana and Tony Varnes are the happiest they’ve ever been, and they attribute their well being to living in a small home. They have more time for reading, talking and enjoying the outdoors—and their relationship is better than ever.
Sayra and Dominic live with their 5-year-old daughter in a charming 550-square-foot home in rural Idaho. There are challenges, but they've found that less really is more. 'It's like living in a fun clubhouse,' Sayra says.
Feeling claustrophobic? Before you start looking for more space, make the most of what you have by containing clutter, choosing the right furnishings and color schemes, and creating new "rooms" with dividers.
Turn a tree branch into an ideal storage solution for your jewelry.
Designed to be a comfortable, modern home with a minimum impact on the environment, the Cube generates its own energy and proves that you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to live in a small space.
Think your balcony's too tiny to provide food and fun? Check out Apartment Therapy's great tips for making the most of your outdoor space.
Try this fun garden-layout idea for your medicinal herbs this spring.
Got kitchen clutter? Turn a picture frame into a beautiful, useful storage solution.
Hanging baskets on your walls helps to create storage and still offer decorative design in your home.
Keep your storage off the floor and decorate your home using birdcages.
Guest blogger Jaci Kennison explores creative storage solutions to declutter her small space.

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