Living in small spaces could feel restricting, but at the same time, it could also be liberating. This is a great opportunity to let your imagination run wild with creative ways to maximize limited square footage. In this final post in our Small Home Series, we’ve gathered some useful space saving solutions to optimize your small bedroom.

Install Floating Shelves

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Outside the bedroom, we tend to spend most of our family time in the living room, and decorating this high traffic area can be a challenge especially with limited space. However, you can maximize this vital piece of real estate with practical choices and clever design techniques. Draw inspiration from these small living room design ideas to achieve a beautiful, well-utilized living space.

Let the Light In

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A healthy combination of artificial and natural lighting can open up any space. During daytime, remove obstructions from your windows and entryways to maximize sunlight. Don’t rely on a single source of artificial light for nighttime illumination and opt to spread out multiple light sources around the room. Photography by Tessa Neustad.

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Rainbow wreath for St. Patrick's Day

Finally, the moment we have been waiting for all rainbow week long. Stitched Storage, Soap Pops, Unicorn Flair, and Door Mats were all leading up to this moment – my St. Patrick’s Day rainbow wreath. Feast your eyes people! Rainbows rule and this Treetopia Colorburst Rainbow Wreath proves it!

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national craft month rainbow mat

Spring has sprung, so shout it from the rooftops with rainbows! I have been crafting all week with rainbow flair, rainbow stitched storage, rainbow soap pops and today, a DIY rainbow door mat. Could I be any more clear about my feeling for rainbows? The best part is, you too can soak up these rainbow vibes because I am going to show you how to make your own door mat.

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What do you get when you combine National Craft Month AND St. Patrick’s Day – a week full of rainbow themed DIY projects! We kicked things off with Coloring Book Shrinky Dink Jewelry and followed that up with Easy Stitched Storage. Today, we are getting squeaky clean with Rainbow Soap Pops.

easy rainbow soap pop DIY

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national craft month how to weave desk accessories

Another day, another rainbow craft! This week we are colorfully working our way towards Friday, where I will be revealing how I decorated the Treetopia Colorburst Rainbow Wreath for St. Patrick’s Day. In the meantime, I am sharing a rainbow craft a day. On Monday, we talked about Unicorn Flair (complete with rainbow). Today, I’m talking about easy stitched storage.

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Making jewelry with Shrinky Dinks.

St. Patrick’s Day is on the horizon and to celebrate, we are having a week long rainbow craft-a-thon here on The Treetopia Blog. Watch out for my Treetopia Colorburst Wreath here on Friday! Today’s DIY is all about unicorns, coloring books, jean jackets, and duh – rainbows.

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The bathroom is often one of the smallest rooms in the house, yet one where comfort is essential. With smart decorating and the right fixtures, you can transform this personal space to give it a roomier look and feel. Learn how to maximize every inch of space with these small bathroom design ideas from Treetopia.

Optimize Shower Space

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gold-tree

I have so many Christmas trees up at my house, it takes a two-part home tour to show them all! Last week was Part 1 where I chatted about my Treetopia White Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, Silver Tree, Treetopia Basics Yellow Tree and not one but two Pink Trees. (more…)

Jen Perkins' Holiday Home Tour 2016 with Treetopia

I’m so excited to share my annual holiday home tour with you guys! I’ve lost track of how many Christmas trees I have up around the house, but let’s just say there are a lot. I can think of at least 6 pink ones off the top of my head. Given not all are full-sized, but I’m going for quantity and quality. (more…)