Top 3 Bed Trays under $40

Superjare Large Bed Tray Foldable Laptop DeskSpeak of something that really is of multi-purpose. Maybe you wouldn’t think of a bed tray as being multi-functional. Well, I didn’t – until I started my research about these inconspicuous little items. They are so incredibly practical!

Everything that is multi-functional is in itself perfect for every tiny living. If you’re in a tiny house, small apartment, RV, camper, houseboat or small apartment you might be interested in a bed tray that’s at the same time a desk, a TV stand and much more. Let’s take a closer look at this awesome little product.

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Frameless Hinged Clear Glass Tub Door

DreamLine Frameless Hinged Clear Glass Tub DoorA bath tub door of clear glass has other advantages than a tub door made of frosted glass. One obvious plus is its beauty and elegance. A clear glass tub door immediately enhances the whole look of your bathroom – even more if the bathroom is small.

What are the reasons that would make you prefer a clear glass tub door over a frosted glass tub door? There are actually some points you can consider that could make you choose the clear glass tub door.

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Southwestern Style for a Tiny Home

Decor Hanging Mini Pots Southwest MexicanHaving lived in the Southwest for many years I totally got to love the Southwestern style. It has something cozy and familiar, I think. With warm tones and patterns the Southwestern style touches the hearts – the designers hearts I might add.

Wouldn’t you agree with me that the Southwestern Style is just perfect for every tiny home? It doesn’t matter if you live in a tiny house, a small apartment or even in an RV or houseboat. The Southwestern style will enhance the look of your tiny home incredibly.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in March 2017

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



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Top 3 Electric Tankless Indoor Water Heaters around $500

EcoSmart Electric Tankless Water HeaterYou probably wouldn’t consider putting a water heater with its space consuming tank into your tiny home.  With space a primary consideration, what a tiny house, a small apartment, RV, Camper or boat needs is an electric tankless water heater.

In my first tiny apartment back in Switzerland I had one of those enormous tank water heaters that took away so much space in my already small one-room apartment that it was almost painful. It took forever to heat the water in it after I used hot water for a shower or so. Well, at that time I could only have dreamed about having one of these great electric tankless water heaters available today.

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Swiss Army Knife and Swisscard Tool

Victorinox Swiss Army Fieldmaster Pocket KnifeWhat is the tiniest tool box you can think of? The Swiss Army Knife! Alright, let’s talk Swiss today! Well, not the Swiss language, there are four of them anyway that are daily spoken in Switzerland. Did you know that? Swiss speak German, French, Italian and Rhaetian. Most of the Swiss speak therefore several languages fluently, like me with 5 active languages. But that’s not my present theme. Today I want to present the famous Swiss Army Knife.

The reason why everybody who lives in a tiny home would need a Swiss Army Knife is that there is always something to do, to install, to mount in a tiny place that requires tools. Several tools! Or one tool that has them all in one. The Swiss Army Knife. Honestly, it should be called Swiss Army Tool, because the knife is just one small part of the whole thing.

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Top 3 Wall mounted Bottle Openers under $10

Wall Mounted Bottle Opener, Matted Nickel

Today is Friday and at beer thirty it’s time to open a bottle of beer – or two! Well, every day can be have the famous beer thirty time.

Even with this little accessory such as a bottle opener you can find one that’s perfect for tiny homes: the wall mounted bottle opener. Even better when the design is small but still practical.

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Ideas for Coastal Inspired Tiny Homes

Pyradecor Beach Artwork for Wall DecorOne doesn’t need to live somewhere near a coast in order to add some coastal themed accents to a tiny home.

To me everything that displays a coastal theme emanates lightness and endless sunshine and warmth. I’m guessing it’s the color scheme that creates this impression as well as the corals, starfish, sand, ocean and whichever theme is depicted.

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Why Compact Countertop Dishwashers are great for Small Kitchens

SPT Countertop Dishwasher, WhiteSo, you might have recently moved into a small apartment or are about to. You might also live or build your tiny house. Or: you might live – like we did for quite a while – in a house that’s solar powered and has no dishwasher, no microwave, no bigger appliance whatsoever. A compact countertop dishwasher becomes really interesting in all these cases.

Let’s take a look at what the advantages and disadvantages of a compact countertop dishwasher are.

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Top 3 TV Tables under $40

If you think that a high quality TV table is a very expensive furniture, I invite you to take a look at these Top 3 and you might learn otherwise. The models I found are all under $40 and they look just awesome.

What’s even more important, or at least of the same importance, is that a TV table that should be perfect for a tiny home needs to be multi-functional. I know you agree with that. A TV table that comes with two or even three shelves provides exactly that.

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Smart Use of Blue Color for a Tiny Home

Blue Microfiber Futon Recliner Sofa BedToday I make something I normally don’t do. Today I have an unusual story for you about the medieval origin of the German expression “I make blue” that means as much as “I skip work”. This story will be a bit disgusting, or at least disturbing, so readers discretion is advised.

But first get me into the theme: how to use the blue color in a smart way for your tiny home. And it doesn’t matter if your tiny home is a small apartment, a RV or Camper, boat or tiny house. The use of blue as an interior design color is very interesting and fascinating. I have some tips for you – and then, yes, my little story.

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Medium Sized Ceiling Fan 44” with Light

Hunter 44“ Ceiling Fan With LightFor a small room or for a room with a low ceiling like you have in a small apartment, tiny house or even in an RV or boat you will need to get a ceiling fan with a smaller blade span than normal.

The perfect blade span for smaller rooms is about 44 inches. That’s one requirement you’ll need to look for. But when you look for a new ceiling fan you also want to find one with a great contemporary design that’s pleasing to the eye and fits the style of your tiny home.

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