live in a tiny house, or one with more square footage than you think you need,
using the space we have efficiently is important. In this article, you will
find tips on making your space work for you. Going room by room, we will look
at ways to ensure the flow of the room is appropriate and works for how you
need it to function.
1- LIVING ROOM
usually has many uses in a family. Some call it the family room, sitting room,
etc. but whatever you name it, the room itself usually serves the same purpose.
When considering how to use the space, make a list of the activities that you
do in the room.
Common uses for the living room include:
Determining the Flow and Function of a Room:
the ways the room can be divided up based on your list for that the room is
– Stand in
the doorway and simply look at it as if it were empty.
– Take note
of where the windows are, the outlets, and anything built in.
there, start to divide up the room.
and list the types of furniture that would be helpful in the room as well.
bedrooms are major. Each bedroom seems to have different functions. Using the
worksheets, go from bedroom to bedroom, and make lists of what each person uses
their room for, and ask the person as well.
Common uses for the bedrooms include:
3- HOME OFFICE
office can take on a new life when it is set up properly. People used to have a
home office as a standard in the home, but now, most people only have one if
they work from home. Whicheve side you fall on, an office is a good place to
store the computer and office supplies such as paper, printer, pens, paper
clips, and stamps, to name a few items.
Common uses for the home office include:
As you make
the list, continue to visualize the ways to divide up the room. The
visualization work is helpful because when you see how you want things in your
mind, it makes it easier to reach your goals.
is the heart of the home in most cases. Think of the ways you use the kitchen
besides cooking. What activities happen in this room?
Common uses for the kitchen include:
the ways that this room brings you joy, and how you use the area. When thinking
of the kitchen, it is great to see in your mind what you hope to add here as
well. What feeling would you like to have encompass this room?
are often overlooked when it comes to organization and usage. Being comfortable
in here is important too.
yourself the following question as you determine the ways you the bathrooms in
your home: How do you use the bathroom?
Common uses for the bathroom include:
for organization is great in this room. It is often the room that is used most
often by all the family members. Imagine what you want to room to look like.