10/03/2011 08:55 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Inside A Cozy, Creative 400-Square-Foot Capital Hill Home (PHOTOS)

When we first heard that this lovely home was actually a 400-square-foot apartment, we had two questions: 1. What major city is it in? and 2. How did they disguise the lack of square footage? The answer is (respectively) Washington, D.C. and a lot of creativity. From vintage rugs to warm wood tones, this homeowner layered textures to a grand effect.

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