But one trend that seems to be EVERYWHERE is living well in small spaces.
Ikea started the year off by devoting their entire 2012 catalog to small space living.
House Beautiful has their annual July/August issue devoted to small spaces which is always chocked full of loveliness.
California Home + Design magazine this month is hosting a design showhouse featuring tons of ideas for small dwellings from 8 top designers. Take a tour now & get ready to be inspired.
And a FUN, new You Tube channel called SpacesTV features (some shockingly) small spaces. Check out this 300 square foot apartment owned by a photographer in NYC and how she made it cool.
Living in 400 square feet myself serves as my incubator for decorating ideas that's constantly evolving. It's my biggest inspiration for blogging and encouraging others to give it a try.
Want see more? Check out my small space board on Pinterest for daily inspiration. If I am not answering calls, you know that I am lost in pinterestland.....
So come back. I'll make it worth your time.