The Tiny Canal Cottage is 1924 Craftsman-style home located on the Venice Beach Canals in Southern California. The house has a 362 square foot interior, and shares its grounds with another 1920s house of the same size. Since 2011, Whitney Leigh Morris and Adam Winkleman have lived in the Cottage with their beagle-mixes, Stanlee. They've recently been joined by their son, West, and a second rescue beagle, Sophee. The Cottage is available as a venue for shoots, commercial & editorial content creation, and product styling. 

The Cottage has been featured by numerous outlets, including: Refinery 29, The Today Show, Huffington Post, HouseBeautiful, One Kings Lane, CB2, Crate & Barrel, West Elm, Domino Magazine, Country Living Magazine, Rue Magazine, The Knot Magazine, Design Sponge, The Nest Magazine, Glitter Guide, and more.

Tiny Canal Cottage floorplan by lindsay hollinger

Tiny Canal Cottage floorplan by lindsay hollinger



Whitney Leigh Morris believes that we don't need to "live large" to live beautifully. Since 2011, The Tiny Canal Cottage has served as her home, office and studio. Her creative firm, WLM CREATIVE, specializes in small space living solutions and content creation.

Morris has designed for world-wide arts organizations, individuals, small events, and businesses since 2004. She began her career in advertising and graphic design, then expanded her business to include museum exhibition design and interior decor. Her work now encompasses a wide spectrum of design roles, from styling photoshoots and gatherings, to creative directing for events, print publications and digital content.