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Boring Garage Turned into Fancy Small Home in Seattle

Have you ever imagined that your old, boring garage in the backyard could actually be turned into a cool new home? If not, that’s exactly what Seattle-based artist, designer, and welder Michelle de la Vega has done with her 250 square feet small garage — after a great makeover she turned it into the practical and adorable retreat that you see below.

Boring Garage Turned into Fancy Small Home before DIY makeover


Although the place is small (make that very small) it still manages to fit in a fireplace to warm the room in those cold and damp Seattle evenings, a rather comfy suspended bed built on the house’s beams, along with other clever space-saving solutions. All these make this mini home look … grand. And chic. And adorable. And functional.And speaking of being functional, most of the fixtures and the furniture were custom-made for the house or were salvaged or re-purposed by Michelle.

Definitely looks better in brown. I can’t say more than this being a great job of maximizing a tiny space and making every square foot useful. Like it? (found on shoeboxdwelling)






Alex Ion
Alex started Decoist in early 2009, as a passion. With time, things have changed and Alex became more and more obsessed with fancy interiors and contemporary designs. Hence why all his attention today goes to running the magazine -- deciding what gets published, ensuring that our fans on Fa[...]

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