10 Creative Tiny House Ideas

Whether you currently have a tiny house or want to get one, get inspired by tiny house interior design ideas to maximize the space.

Interior of a tiny house showing the kitchen.

The tiny house movement has become popular due to the uniquely small size, lower expenses, easier maintenance, and having a more simple life.

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If you have one or are planning to get one, make the interior look amazing. A smaller home doesn’t mean you can’t make it look great. The following are ideas for decorating a tiny home.

1. L-shaped kitchen

Tiny house interior will an L-shaped kitchen.
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In a tiny home, the goal is to maximize your space. One of the best ways to make everything functional is to have an L-shaped kitchen. The end can double as a place to eat and prepare your meals.

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Drawers and cabinets are also important for storage and keeping your counters clear. Another benefit of the L-shaped kitchen is the corner space that becomes available.

Overall, it’s a great way to make your tiny home more functional.

2. Barn door

Bedroom in a tiny house with a barn door.
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If you want some privacy, get a barn door. It’ll separate your bed and the rest of the home in a stylish way. Based on your taste, you can choose between various woods and tones.

Barn doors are also functional because they slide back and forth. It’ll take up minimal space while providing separation and privacy.

3. Get cozy in the woods

Inside a wooden tiny home in the snowy woods.
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If you’re craving a simpler life, why not live off the grid? Build a cozy tiny house in the woods, where you can enjoy nature.

Make sure you have large windows because they’ll fill your home with natural light and provide a stunning view. Sitting in your bed with a hot cup of coffee and a great view sounds serene.

4. Build a loft

Interior of an A-frame tiny house.
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One of the best ways to maximize your space is to take advantage of what’s above you. A great way to do that is to build a loft.

Your sleeping area will be on the second floor, and everything else will be on the first. It gives you separation from the rest of the home, and you can build a staircase with built-in storage.

5. Live on the water

Wooden chair with a view of the ocean.
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Since the cost of a tiny home is far less than a traditional single-family home or condo, you may be able to afford a beautiful place on the water. Imagine hearing the sound of the waves all day long.

To enhance your experience, build a rooftop area or small patio where you can hang out and enjoy the views. It’ll be a great way to combine indoor and outdoor living.

6. Smart tiny home

Person in a smart home controlling it with a tablet.
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Create a smart tiny house to modernize your home. It can make things more convenient because you can control the lights, temperature, music, and other connected devices with your smartphone or tablet.

Smart homes are also more energy efficient because they can give you insights into your energy usage. This also leads to savings on your energy bill because you can optimize your consumption.

7. Home on wheels

Small wooden house on wheels.
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Living small doesn’t mean you have to be tied down to one place. Instead, put your tiny house on wheels and explore. You can make plenty of memories and experience new places.

When you have a tiny home on wheels, you’ll need something to tow it. One option to combine the two is to buy a school bus and convert it into a tiny home.

8. Spiral staircase

Greyscale of a spiral staircase.
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In a tiny home, space is like gold. A great way to maximize your space is to install a spiral staircase. It doesn’t take up much space in width, which is perfect for a small space.

Regardless of how many floors you want to have, a spiral staircase will take up the same amount of space in width. It can even lead to a rooftop deck.

9. Outdoor shower

Outdoor shower surrounded by bushes.
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If you’re in a private area, you can create more space in your home by moving the shower outside. It’ll also allow you to enjoy nature and integrate the outdoors into your daily routine.

On one of the sides of your home, you can build a wooden platform and a light to shower. If you want to have an outdoor shower with more privacy, you can build a barrier around it.

10. Fill it with plants

Interior of a tiny house with tall windows.
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Plants make your home more lively. Fill your tiny house with plants on the ground, a wall shelf, or hang it from the ceiling. There are many indoor plants to choose from, and make sure they get enough light. One of the most effective ways to allow more light in your home is to have tall windows.

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