10 converted garage apartments that will give you goals
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Published Jan 26, 2016 5:00 AM
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This teeny, tiny space (387-square-feet to be exact) was once the garage of Alex Kennedy’s childhood home. With the help of interior architect Sarah Trotter, Kennedy transformed the run-down space into a covetable home, complete with its original Oregon beams and an aesthetic heavily inspired by a mix of Japanese and Swedish design.
Shabby chic meets California cool inside this cozy cottage, that was once a two car garage! With stained concrete flooring and an ode to modern minimalism, see how designer Beth Dana managed to create a studio space built for R&R, here!
Situated in Venice Beach, this pin-perfect Airbnb, emulates the laid-back vibes of the California town. The open and airy space also features a cozy backyard complete with a chiminea-style fire and plenty of blankets for a night under the stars.
This 340 square foot, two-floor cottage started out as a simple garage. The renovated space now features an open living area, complete with a Murphy bed, along with a kitchen, bathroom, and upstairs sleeping loft! Get the complete tour here.
This garage turned flat may feature no shortage of inspired elements – reclaimed wood cabinets and a bold wall paint for starters – but we can’t get enough of the Douglas fir kitchen counter that doubles as a dining table!
Stunning views aside, this Vashon Island escape features floor-to-ceiling glass surrounds, a copper frame, and an interior so architecturally refined, one would hardly believe it was ever once a garage.
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from this remodel, it’s that even the tiniest of spaces can become a guest home. Enter a 186 square foot cottage, complete with double French doors, a living room, library(!), kitchenette, and more! You won’t want to miss this.
A monochrome garage in Toronto got a major Miami Beach-inspired makeover, filled with vibrant pops of color, abstract patterns, and plenty of greens. See the amazing transformation here!
What was once a dingy, 250-sq-ft garage became a minimalist’s escape, when Seattle-based artist Michelle de la Vega set out to create her dream home, as a tribute to her father. Read more of Vega’s touching story here.
Interior designer Karin Montgomery Spath’s project was a relatively simple one: convert a 344 square foot loft into a livable space. The result was a stunning studio with a streamlined aesthetic, custom furnishings, and plenty of open space. Spath’s trick? Thoughtful details, clever storage solutions, and an emphasis on minimalism with functionality. See the tiny home here.