By Sarah Susanka, Special to Yahoo Homes
How can you get the most out of the spaces in your own home, whether you're building new, remodeling or simply rearranging the furniture?
These images will show you. They're what I call "Not So Big" houses: homes designed for the way we really live, built better rather than bigger, with every square foot in use every day. Dollars go to quality and character, not to rarely used square footage. Gone are the formal rooms; informal spaces do double duty for both everyday living and entertaining.
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