The Little Book of Living Small

The Little Book of Living Small shows readers how to make the most of limited square footage—with grace and style—and serves as the cheerleader readers need to help themselves feel satisfied and proud of their choice to live with less.

Author: Laura Fenton

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423652540

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

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A comprehensive guide to small-space secrets and real-life solutions for living in 1,200 square feet or less. The Little Book of Living Small shows readers how to make the most of limited square footage—with grace and style—and serves as the cheerleader readers need to help themselves feel satisfied and proud of their choice to live with less. In addition to exploring both the motivation behind choosing to live in a small space, as well as the practical, everyday advice for managing a tight footprint, The Little Book of Living Small also includes case studies: 12 style-savvy, small-space dwellers open their doors and share their design secrets. Author Laura Fenton covers a range of homes including studio apartments, one- and two-bedroom houses, a tiny house, a co-living space, and even whole houses. Stylistically these homes range from urban, rural, minimalist, and country, with the unifying thread that they are all real homes of less than 1,200 square feet that offer clever solutions that readers can use in their own homes. Laura Fenton is the lifestyle director at Parents magazine. With more than fifteen years of experience, her work has appeared in major publications including Better Homes & Gardens, Country Living, Good Housekeeping, and on leading home websites including,,,, Refinery29, and elsewhere. Through her writing she has explored the topic of living small for more than a decade. She lives small with her husband, a photographer, and their son in Jackson Heights, Queens, in New York.

The Afrominimalist s Guide to Living with Less

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Author: Christine Platt

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781982168056

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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"Forget the aesthetics of mainstream minimalism and discover a life of authenticity and intention with this practical guide to living with less...your way"--

The Little Book of Japanese Living

These short-term, short-sighted interventions had serious negative effects on the ecosystem. Ultimately, if slowly, the environmental impact was recognised, and fishing manners expected of 21st-century anglers were adopted.

Author: Yutaka Yazawa

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9780711249929

Category: Travel

Page: 160

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From Miyazaki to mountains, sake to sparking joy, find your Zen and make time to learn about how to live Japanese. Whether it’s the cutting edge of film-making, revolutionizing the whisky market or competing with parents on lunchboxes, you’ll be all the better for some time spent with How to Live Japanese. With nearly 60 per cent of us living in cities, the mega-city of Tokyo, through centuries of raze and rebuild, is surely the guiding light for how we can live together amicably in an ever-urbanising world. Not only is Japan the mother of all metropolis’ but with two thirds of the country covered in forest, there is still much respect and celebration of the natural world, with people perfectly placed to make the most of the green space around them. From the art of making tea, to going for a hike, or celebrating imperfections, there are ceremonies the Japanese have been honing for centuries that thrive alongside modern traditions and practices of well-being. From Japanese writer, Yutaka Yazawa, The Little Book of Japanese Living is the pocket edition of his popular insider guide to the country of Japan, full of inspiration and insight to help you experience the very best of Japanese design, cookery, philosophy, and culture. So get outdoors, be gracious to your neighbour and start harmonizing your all too busy life.

Southern Living Farmhouse Living

Southern Living. GET ORGANIZED The Dream of a Farmhouse Laundry Room Small-space guru Laura Fenton, author of The Little Book of Living Small, shares tips for maximizing function TURN UP THE CHARM A Dutch door (which doubles as.

Author: Southern Living

Publisher: Time Home Entertainment

ISBN: 9781547859580

Category: House & Home

Page: 96

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Find inspiration and ideas for living a simple life that's based on classic Southern style. Learn to arrange flowers grown in your own garden; decorate with vintage items; bake traditional Southern recipes from scratch, including cornbread and pies; cook with fresh vegetables and herbs; and more! There's no better time to slow down, breathe fresh air, and make memories that will last.

The Bunk Bed Book

After my first book, The Little Book of Living Small, was published, my then four-year-old son William told me in no uncertain terms that he and I were going to write a book about bunk beds. A particularly cool L-shaped bunk bed in my ...

Author: Laura Fenton

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423657347

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

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A comprehensive guide to whimsical sleeping spaces for every type of home. Everyone loves a bunk bed. Whether you are five or seventy-five, there is something about a cozy sleeping nook that excites the imagination. They are also an infinitely practical space-saving solution. The Bunk Bed Book is both a dream book and a handbook. Inside you’ll find 115 bedrooms from all across the globe from today’s top interior designers and influencers. The book will appeal to both design professionals and everyday homeowners seeking inspiration—not to mention kids dreaming of a bunk room of their own! In addition to classic bunks, the book features lofts, daybeds, sleeping alcoves, and all manner of creative and comforting places to lay your head. The Bunk Bed Book is sure to become a coffee table staple in summer homes and ski cabins for years to come!

The Little Book of Feng Shui

If so, you'll need to create a small library of good books there, and place a soft, comfortable chair in the knowledge corner to increase the positive learning effects of your reading. Or maybe your living room is a place for ...

Author: Katina Z Jones

Publisher: Adams Media

ISBN: 9781507212462

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

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Start living a calmer, more balanced life with this all-in-one feng shui guide that explains the benefits that this energy healing technique can have on your mind, body, and spirit. Harness the ancient healing power of feng shui! Declutter your life, identify your qi, and reclaim your space with a brand-new perspective. Just by simply choosing specific colors and positioning your furniture in various places, you can take control of your space and your life. Feng shui is an ancient science involving the art of placement that can bring clarity to your life by showing you how to declutter your space and find the right energy flow that works to create a soothing environment and bring you joy. In The Little Book of Feng Shui, you can learn the basics of this practice, along with its history and how to balance and harmonize with the energies in any given space—in your home, workplace, or outdoor area. This beautiful and insightful book promotes healing through the choices you make for the spaces you inhabit and helps you learn how to heal yourself and live a happy, balanced life.

The Little Book Of Life

When you think about it, if you remove the oceans and the polar regions from the map, the available space we have for living is pretty small. Wherever we live, whatever we do, whatever religion we are, we all want a piece of it!


Publisher: alan macmillan orr




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The Little Book of Hygge

The Danish Way to Live Well Meik Wiking. hyggeligt is a big deal in Denmark. Some real-estate agents even use a hyggekrog as a way to sell houses. Our love of small spaces may, if we look back in time, go back to when we lived in caves ...

Author: Meik Wiking

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241283936

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

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Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world. That's down to one thing: hygge. 'Hygge has been translated as everything from the art of creating intimacy to cosiness of the soul to taking pleasure from the presence of soothing things. My personal favourite is cocoa by candlelight...' You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food with your closest friends. It is those crisp blue mornings when the light through your window is just right. Who better than Meik Wiking to be your guide to all things hygge? Meik is CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and has spent years studying the magic of Danish life. In this beautiful, inspiring book he will help you be more hygge: from picking the right lighting and planning a dinner party through to creating an emergency hygge kit and even how to dress. Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. He is committed to finding out what makes people happy and has concluded that hygge is the magic ingredient that makes Danes the happiest nation in the world.

The Best Little Book of Short Story Ideas

It has to be so small because this is a residential neighborhood. He expanded the pond and added more turtles; one of the things he did was to pay a small amount for each live Snapping Turtle the neighborhood boys, and girls, ...

Author: Edward C. Jones Iii

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781438953243

Category: Education

Page: 176

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This is a needed book. In all the writing classes I was in the teacher asked for people to write short stories and eighty percint of all people in the classes had no idea of what to write, "Maybe I'll see something." This book is needed to give people ideas of what to write for the class. It's not for people to write novels about, but most people have other classes to think about and they're always looking for anything that will make their lives easier.

The Little Book of the Nativity

LIVING. CRÈCHE. There were no santon figures in the first crèches. The roles were played by people. ... Franciscan preachers throughout Italy and Provence expanded the custom of the “living” crèche: a small theatrical scene with ...

Author: Dominique Foufelle

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452169637

Category: Religion

Page: 168

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Explore the history and customs connected to the nativity of Jesus in this collection featuring colorfully illustrated lithographs. The perfect companion for Christmas festivities, this little book explores the rich history surrounding the nativity. Filled with more than seventy-five entries featuring fascinating details behind the story of Jesus’s birth, the crèche, the Magi, the Immaculate Conception, and so much more, these pages illuminate the many ways the first Christmas is celebrated throughout the world. Beautifully illustrated with vibrant lithographs taken from prayer books and missals, The Little Book of the Nativity is a joyful and charming treasure for a family to gather around year after year.