We featured compact homes from British Columbia to Los Angeles that make the most of their compact square footage. Here, some of the featured homeowners share their tried-and-tested tips for maximizing a small space.
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Light colors make [your space] feel more spacious and airy,” says Macy Miller. Miller’s compact home in Boise, Idaho, built for only $11,000, is featured in our September issue.

Miller’s second tip: “Find storage in unusual spaces—between wall studs of a non-insulated interior wall for example, a rod under a shelf for hanging cups/towels, or storage in stairs which would otherwise be wasted space.” See more great ideas here!