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Loft Bed with Desk for Dorm and Small Bedroom

DHP X-Loft Bunk BedCollege time is approaching! I totally remember my first day at the University back in Switzerland. We had no college with dorms as it is organized here, but it was nevertheless very exciting!

Having a dorm room adds to the excitement. Besides entering a new world, the world of a University, you have to organize everything around your next years living in a dorm. One of your concerns will be how your bed will look like. Here‘s an idea for you: get a loft bed that comes with an integrated desk underneath.

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Outdoor Dining Set with Extension Table and Stackable Chairs

New 9Pc Grade-A Teak Outdoor Dining Set

Tiny living doesn’t mean that you can‘t enjoy outdoor living. Whenever your available space allows it you might look at an outdoor dining set that comes with everything that a tiny home requires: with a double extension table and stackable chairs.

Another important detail is the material of which the dining set is made in order to be weather-resistant. Teak is definitely the material of choice for this matter.

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Top 3 Two-Tier Bookcases

King's Brand 2-Tier Bookcase WhiteLiving in a tiny home makes every furniture purchase a challenge. Don’t we just love that! There are furnitures that every home needs and bookcases definitely belong into this category. It doesn’t matter if you live in a tiny house, a small urban apartment, an RV or houseboat or you‘re thinking about how to furnish your dorm room the smart way, you will need something to put books on.

But – you know me – a bookcase can be much more than just a bookcase holding books. It opens up a whole world of decorating ideas and will give you notions of where and how to place them.

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How to Integrate Zinc into a Tiny Home

Zinc Top Weathered Oak Wood End Table

Zinc is a material that‘s not often considered to be integrated into a home. I agree, it‘s not a common home material, but I‘d like to show why zinc is a great material for all kinds of interior design, may it be as decor item or as furniture.

There are some points and details about zinc you might want to know before adding it to your home decor.

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French Country Style for a Tiny Home

Artificial Lavender Bouquet with 8 BundlesIt‘s no secret, I am totally francophile. I love just everything about France, its landscapes, food, people, culture, language, everything. So, it‘s not surprising that I‘m a big fan of decorating any home, small or big, in the French Country Style.

One of the biggest impressions I had – and the first actually – was the discovery of a wide lavender field in Provence, South France. That overwhelming view and the scent I will never forget.

Luckily we can recreate that unique French Country feeling with just adding a couple of decor items or furniture to our homes.

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Smart Use of Pink Color for a Tiny Home

pink as interior design colorSo, you might think, pink isn’t the right color for your tiny home. Because you don‘t want to create an girly or tacky look? Well, I can give you good news: pink actually can work surprisingly well for every tiny home such as a tiny house, small apartment, even RV, Camper or boat and of course for Dorms.

Here are some ideas of how you can use pink as color for your home by making a fresh statement with your decor. Find out how pink can change the look of your home.

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Why a Shikibuton is great for a Tiny Home

Shikibuton twin sizeA Shikibuton is a simple mattress that is part of the Japanese minimalist style and therefore very interesting for every tiny living. In every home where you barely have space for a bed you might want to take a look at a Shikibuton.

In my first tiny one-room apartment back in Switzerland I needed to be creative to find a practical space for my bed. A Shikibuton certainly could have been the answer for my space problem. So, what exactly is a Shikibuton?

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in June 2017

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Check out the Top 10 most visited posts of Little Big Life in June 2017!

 

 

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Smart Use of Orange Color for a Tiny Home

Solid Color Vinyl Self Adhesive Peel Stick WallpaperDo you remember the 70s with their orange wallpapers? Orange was everywhere. My mother loved orange, so we had it all over our apartment back in Switzerland. For my taste that much orange color was just overwhelming. Today my mother’s favorite color is green, phew.

Nevertheless, don‘t hesitate to add some orange spots in your tiny house, small apartment, RV or even houseboat. It definitely will lighten up your rooms in a very sunny way. Here are some tips for you about how to use orange as design color in your home.

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Bestsellers in May 2017

bestsellerMy list of the best selling items on Little Big Life that people chose and purchased in May 2017 has again 10 positions. And the first place still didn’t change from last month!

I invite you to take a look at what has made its entry to the bestseller list of May 2017.

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Smart Use of White Color for a Tiny Home

Axess Collection Desk in Pure WhiteThe effect that white color has on how we perceive a space is widely known. This is the reason why white is commonly used in small homes, tiny houses, small apartments, RVs and all kinds of boats – because it makes the place look more spacious.

There is more to it than just making a room look more spacious. The scale of what white color is creating as an interior design color is ample. And do you know about the discussion about the question if white is a color or not?

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Smart Use of Yellow Color for a Tiny Home

Hosley's Set of 2 Ceramic Yellow VasesYellow is an interesting color and very intriguing for being used as accent color in home design. Why is it especially excellent for tiny homes? Yellow color imitates sunshine and makes therefore every space look brighter and friendlier.

If you decide to redo or freshen up your tiny house, small apartment, RV or houseboat with yellow as accent color here are some things for you to consider. And I also found some fun facts about yellow.

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