There was a time when more space was one of the aspects of dream homes. Things have changed now. There is less space available in big cities, property prices are high and utility bills are also increasing. This is the reason why many nuclear families or singles are showing interest in tiny home plans.
The concept of tiny homes provides you with several options including tiny homes on foundation, tiny homes on wheels, prefab models, ready-made designs and more. Due to the size, some people think that it is not easy to add personal touches. However, with the right tiny home plans, you can create a personalized space.
1. Taping Your Design Out
- 1 1. Taping Your Design Out
- 2 2. Keeping Things Clear Above The Waist
- 3 3. Using Fold Down Options
- 4 4. Using Walls Efficiently
- 5 5. Going With High Ceilings
- 6 6. Installing Plenty Of Windows
- 7 7. Choosing Light Colors
- 8 8. Using Mirrors
- 9 9. Using Every Space For More Than One Purpose
- 10 10. Downsizing
- 11 11. Avoid Partitions
- 12 12. Utilizing Sliding Walls
- 13 13. Adding Storage
- 14 14. Considering A Deck
- 15 15. Odorless Composting
- 16 16. Loft Beds
- 17 17. Using The Space Under The Stairs
- 18 18. Combining Bathroom And Shower
- 19 19. Exploring Other Houses
While you should rely on professionals for the design, you can use affordable and easy software for creating tiny home floor plans. You can actually tape out different areas in your house.
2. Keeping Things Clear Above The Waist
Keeping clutter below the waist level gives you a greater sense of space. You can easily move around.
3. Using Fold Down Options
You cannot utilize the available space in your house if you are not using fold-down furniture. You can save a lot of space when you use a dining table that can be folded into the wall.
4. Using Walls Efficiently
The way you design walls have a vital role to play. For example, you will have less clutter on your kitchen countertop if you can hang or store items on the wall.
5. Going With High Ceilings
When you are opting for a wheeled tiny house, choose a trailer that can handle weight so that you can go for extra height.
6. Installing Plenty Of Windows
Windows not only bring more air and natural light but also make your home feel larger.
7. Choosing Light Colors
By using light colors, you can make the inner space feel more expensive.
8. Using Mirrors
Placing mirrors strategically can make your house feel larger. These mirrors can also spread light throughout the house.
9. Using Every Space For More Than One Purpose
If you are using every space in your space for doing more than one job then a tiny house has a lot to offer.
You might have accumulated a lot of unnecessary stuff. It’s time to remove things you rarely use.
11. Avoid Partitions
There should be no unnecessary partitions in your tiny house. Most of the walls should be permanent.
12. Utilizing Sliding Walls
In case you find that more walls are necessary, use sliding or collapsible walls. Go for mobile walls if privacy is not necessary. Using curtains is a more affordable option.
13. Adding Storage
Make sure that you have storage space to keep your downsized stuff organized.
14. Considering A Deck
Though it will take away some of the limited square footage you have, a deck will allow you to enjoy the outdoors.
15. Odorless Composting
Composting is the best waste management method for a tiny homeowner. When you don’t have enough space, you have to deal with the garbage in a productive way. Have some space for a small self-contained compost bin.
16. Loft Beds
Aloft bed for tiny homes is a common technique. These beds don’t need the entire floor and you can get enough space to sleep.
17. Using The Space Under The Stairs
If you can have a second level in your tiny house then you might be using stairs. The space below the stairs can be utilized.
18. Combining Bathroom And Shower
Both bathrooms and shower are necessary for a house. However, it is not necessary to keep them separate. Many tiny homes have combined bathroom and shower.
19. Exploring Other Houses
You might have considered having a tiny house after visiting someone’s tiny house. You can learn from their mistakes and achievements for creating tiny home plans. You can look to some of them as an example of how tiny homes are built.