Small Spaces / Home & Consumer

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 ...

Small Spaces: Get Ready for Thanksgiving

Before you realize it, we will be preparing our menus for one of America's best holidays, and you'll be wondering where everyone is going to sit. There is still time to get everything ready, but today is the time to plan. Since this traditional ...

Small Spaces: Fall Cleaning

Ever heard of fall cleaning? As the weather gently cools, somehow I've acquired the desire to straighten up and do a deep clean. How does that relate to small living spaces? Turns out the single best thing you can do to increase the sense of ...

Small Spaces: Warming Up for Winter

This is the time of year to think fireplaces. When it's cold outside, we naturally want our indoor sanctuary to feel comfy and cozy. We gravitate towards flannel sheets, fluffy comforters and thick socks, and we begin to turn on the heat. The idea...