Even though small homes are all the rage, they're not for everyone. After all, it takes some serious creativity and design skills to make a couple of hundred square feet feel like the Taj Mahal. But these top 10 mini abodes piqued your interest this year and we'll go so bold as to say we bet they even made you consider going tiny.
The Esk'et Tiny House is located in Canada and, even though it's only 280 square feet, it includes a luxe fireplace to help keep the homeowners warm during harsh winters.
In the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is this whimsical cottage (courtesy of Sit With Me In My Garden!) which transforms into Santa's workshop during winter, thanks to peppermint balls and candy canes galore.
Nestled in Sag Harbor is this small, 600-square-foot cottage, which is the ultimate artist escape for writing, painting and anything else your creative mind might enjoy.
If you need proof that you can live big in a small space, here it is: The blogger behind My Empty Nest hosted Thanksgiving dinner in her Sherwood, Oregon, house last year.
It's amazing how much happiness this 260-square-foot home fits into its mini frame — from the wraparound porch to the yellow and red palette to the Northern California coastline location.
If you want to witness winter's wonders, but stay cozy and warm, look no further than this 160-square-foot home known as the Escape Vista.
Dough Schroeder of Timbercraft Tiny Homes in Guntersville, Alabama, built this 150-square-foot house in a way that totally maximizes what little space it offers, including space for you and a guest at night.
This sleek home designed by New Frontier Tiny Homes features all of the latest design trends, including a farmhouse sink, shiplap and subway tile in just about 200-square-feet.
Tiny Heirloom makes mini homes that are all about the details, starting with this Granny Smith apple-colored door and ending with an interior that can be custom-made depending on your lifestyle.
A Guemes Island, Washington, couple rents this tiny home to groups looking to reconnect with nature, get away from the hustle and bustle of city life or bust out the paint brushes.