Christopher & Merete’s Truly Tiny Kitchen on the Colorado Range

published Aug 7, 2012
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Christopher and Merete live in a tiny 127-square-foot house on a big stretch of land one hundred miles southwest of Denver. Inspired by the Tiny House movement, they built the home themselves on a very small budget, sourcing materials from local salvage yards, thrift stores, hardware stores and IKEA. It’s super cozy – particularly the kitchen! See more photos below:

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The couple’s inspiration for the house, as they tell Apartment Therapy, was the Colorado landscape and the surrounding mountains:

We wanted a space that would constantly invite us outside and remind us of the natural beauty that surrounds it. Being up in the mountains can feel cozy and expansive at the same time, and I think that influenced our design choices.

Many of the elements in the tiny kitchen, like the knife rack and lighting, are from IKEA. The stove is an alcohol-burning sailboat cooking stove by Cookmate, while the refrigerator is an AC/DC Superconductor frige by Avanti.

(Images: Ashley Poskin)