Small Spaces / Home & Consumer

Small Spaces: That Time of Year!

It's time! Right after Thanksgiving we are slammed with the realization that if we want to celebrate the winter holidays, then we have to shift into gear now. Adding gift shopping and decorating homes to already-packed lives is never easy. How to ...

Small Spaces: New Consideration of TVs

No longer something to hide in a bulky piece of furniture, televisions in the modern home have been elevated to a position of near reverence. The TV has transitioned into the modern hearth. In fact, it's often paired with an available fireplace as...

Small Spaces: Holiday Decorating

Because Jack Frost burst into November early this year, warm up the winter holidays with cheerful, space-saving decorations. This could become a long, unusually cold winter and a focus on cheerful seasonal decor can mightily lift the spirits. ...

Small Spaces: Cozy and Romantic

House-hunting programs are addicting to watch. It is both fun to try and guess which of three possible listings the couple involved will select as their home and to learn what houses cost all over the country. Of course, when people want ...

Small Spaces: Floor Pillows Are Back!

It seems that every generation discovers the simple pleasure of the lowly floor pillow. Not only is it fun to flop on the floor, but also large floor pillows often take the place of more bulky pieces of furniture. They invite you to lounge around ...

Small Spaces: Different Furniture Arrangements

Even the tiniest living room can possess personality and panache. Make peace with the size of your room and know that you can realistically only entertain six people at a time. Once you have conquered that fact, you are free to create the most ...