Maximizing Your Small Space: A Room-by-Room Guide

Maximizing Your Small Space: A Room-by-Room Guide

by Kathryn Bechen
Maximizing Your Small Space: A Room-by-Room Guide

Maximizing Your Small Space: A Room-by-Room Guide

by Kathryn Bechen

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You can enjoy an organized, beauty-filled life no matter what size your space is. In this practical book, you'll learn how to perform an audit of your space to see if it's functioning at its best, make the most of existing storage space and find clever ways to add more, find creative ways to arrange furnishings and accessories that maximize space and bring harmony and style to the home, and live graciously in a small space with others. Whether you're an empty nester who's downsizing, a newlywed setting up your first nest, or someone who just needs some creative new ideas, you'll love these strategies, tips, and solutions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800741181
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/08/2022
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kathryn Bechen is a bestselling and award-winning author and consultant whose insights have appeared in Woman's Day, Family Circle, Woman's World, and The Washington Post, among others. She lives in the Phoenix metro area. Visit her at

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

Letter to My Readers 13

1 Maximum Living in Minimum Space 19

2 Downsizing for Rightsized Living 28

3 One-Room Wonder: How to Live Happily and Practically in Just One Room 42

4 Small Space Wisdom: Special Small Living Spaces 60

5 Foyers and More: Making a Grand Entrance 77

6 Lovely Living in a Small Living and/or Family Room 89

7 Kitchen and Dining Delights: Organize Your Kitchen and Dining Room for Delicious Dining 101

8 Bathroom Bliss: Organizing Your Small Bathroom for a Spa-Like Experience 118

9 Home Office Heaven: How to Organize Your Office for Success 132

10 Mastering Your Small Master Bedroom, Bath, and Closet 148

11 Bedroom Bliss: Organizing Bedrooms and Guest Rooms 165

12 And Baby Makes Three: Setting Up a Nursery in a Small Home 177

13 Honey I Shrunk the Kids' Room 192

14 Hobbies, Crafts, Mementos, and Sports Gear, Oh My! 208

15 Laundry Rooms, Libraries, and Beverage Bars: Special Small Spaces 222

16 The Great, but Small Outdoors: Organizing Patios and Terraces 236

7 Oh Storage, Where Art Thou? 248

Small Space Farewell 259

Small Space Lifestyle Conversations 261

Home Office Equipment and Supplies List 271

Resources for Small Space Living 275

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