My boyfriend and I just did something similar in January when we moved in together. He was moving from a 1200 square foot house. Luckily I was coming from 270 square feet. But we moved into less than 550 square feet and, as minimal as we thought we were, both had a LOT of stuff. Here are a few things that helped us, some of which have been mentioned, but since we just did a similar move, I thought I'd share all of them. We do like a minimalist look so it has been an amazing feat to try to remove the junk and hide the remaining items from view so as to not clutter up our small space. We:
How Do We Make the Move? 3-Bedroom to a Small Studio Good Questions
|3/2/13 4:02 PM|
I have lived and worked in less than 300 square feet for 3 years. Before I rented my unit, there was lofted bed which was situated halfway up several windows; despite the high ceilings, the space underneath felt crowded and unusable. I asked the management co. to take down the loft and it opened up the light and space considerably. I eventually bought a murphy bed (used on Craigslist).My space is infinitely more useable now. I agree with the others that the ceiling height and placement matter with a lofted bed. My feeling is that having ceilings under 9 feet makes it a challenge to use the space underneath.
Will a Loft Bed Cramp My Small Space? Good Questions
|12/6/12 6:28 PM|
I would love to see a picture of the loft bed from below! I have a space about this small and am curious how how high her ceilings are and how the space under the loft is used. I would love some inspiration!
Lindsay's "Sunny Boho " Studio
|10/27/11 12:45 PM|