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28 Great Homes Smaller Than 1,000 Square Feet

Home size is a tricky thing. What seems small to one person can feel like a palace to another. But after looking at these homes — which range in size from 68 square feet (seriously) to 980 square feet — it’s easy to see that what goes into making the most of what anyone considers tight, compact or tiny is pretty much universal. Multipurpose furnishings, clever layouts and, most important, the right kind of attitude can turn any space into one brimming with life and style.
Size: 900 square feet (84 square meters); 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Who lives here: Interior designer Clark Collins
Location: Laguna Beach, California

It’s all about the details in this cottage. Carefully chosen materials are durable, while layers upon layers of textiles and textures hammer home coziness.