5 Tiny Homes With Aesthetics That Will Make You Forget All About Square Footage

There's a lot to be said for living in a small house. Less wasted space, cheaper energy bills, and fewer chores . . . it almost makes you wonder why anybody would prefer a large home! Not to mention one of the best features of a minuscule living space is the fun of decorating your limited square footage. In a world that would like you to believe that bigger is better, it's hard to imagine drastically downsizing your home, but the benefits can be worth it. Here are five tiny dwellings that will inspire your itty-bitty aspirations.

— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes

Farmhouse Tiny Home

Who said tiny homes had to look bland? Truthfully, a tiny home can be made to look however you want it to (and the cost won't be astronomical, thanks to small square footage.) The siding, shutters, and metal roof give this tiny house such a fun look!

Treehouse Tiny Home

A small square footage can practically be placed anywhere, like in a tree! Create a treehouse escape of your dreams with a tiny home that rests among the leaves.

Window-Filled Tiny Home
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Window-Filled Tiny Home

The realities of living in a tiny home are just that — it's tiny. Make your home feel large by placing tall windows throughout. Trust us, a tiny house won't feel half as small with a big window or two opening it up.

Two-Floor Tiny Home

Another great option for tiny house living? Build up! This two-floor home, which was featured on Fixer Upper, uses height to its advantage.

Tiny Home on Wheels

If you happen to travel a lot, a mobile tiny home might be the best option for you. In this case, keep it simple, but fresh — we love the way the wood frame looks on this!