Space Saving & Design Tips from Jill

Perhaps the biggest design mistake in a Pint Size home is the use of large appliances. Going smaller can give you extra counter, floor, and visual space—important elements when you’re maximizing every inch.  Additionally, in a Pint Size home, appliance noise is an important element to consider.  The ones I use (shown below) maximize quality, efficiency, and space, and they operate with minimum noise.

This pint-size house is just over 900 sq ft, but notice all the valuable space lost with oversized appliances.  The smaller stove I suggest provides two ovens in half the space, and a taller, narrower, fridge would also be a …

Here are some examples of maximum efficiency appliances I have that are pint-sized.  Shown here are examples of a 24″ wide  (6’3″ tall) Liebherr fridge, an AGA two-oven stove, Miele washer/dryer combo and an 18″ wide Miele dishwasher.    

Even one inch of vertical space can be used efficiently. My homemade ironing board is in the vertical 1” of space next to washing machine.

Turn your sink into counter space by adding a slotted board that rests on top of the sink.  Water can drain through it and, if you place a cutting board on top, you can slice and dice with a little …