Inspiration: Backyard Escapes
As the weather gets warmer and the idea of spending more time in the sun becomes a reality, I’m already dreaming of ways to bring a little fantasy to my outdoor gatherings. Check out these eight images full of inspiration for taking your backyard — or even that grassy plot in the park lawn — to the next level.
One Man, One Hammer, A 64 Square Foot Solar Home – TinyHouseDesign
Jeff has been living in this tiny house about 100 days out of the year, with his wife and dog, while building their larger 1,400 square foot home. Their property, which they bought in 2003, is in the western mountains of North Carolina. Jeff figured that they could camp out while building the larger house but soon discovered that their new property was in a temperate rain forest, which meant regular rain and very uncomfortable camping. This tiny house was born out of the desire to stay dry…
Marcia's Soo Line Caboose - Tiny House Blog
Marcia Weber lives full-time in a Soo Line train caboose that was built in 1909. She purchased the caboose with her husband at the Tunerville Station in Whippany, New Jersey in 1975 from an ad in the Wall Street Journal that simply said "wooden cabooses for sale."
Garage Turned Dream Home
Remember the garage turned home from awhile back? Well, here's another one. This time the garage cum dream home belongs to Seattle-ite Michelle de la Vega, who not only designed her new house but did much of the remodeling herself. She even went to welding school to learn how to build the metal furniture and fixtures used in its furnishing. You can see more interior pics at calfinder.com. And to learn more about Michelle, visit her website.
Tiny House Plans and Construction Book Sale with Dan Louche
This week I wanted to show you Dan Louche's latest tiny house plans. He calls this design Tiny Living. It's a 20' long house that includes enough room for a bathroom, sleeping loft, kitchen and plenty
Building a Handicap Accessible Tiny House - Minimalist at Home
Considerations and features for building a handicap accessible tiny house. Having one built on a trailers avoids permits and cuts down on building costs.
small space living: the tumbleweed tiny house company
Living in a city full of small spaces for big price tags has at times led me to scorn small-space living (remember my tiny bedroom, anyone?) but recently I’ve learned to value the unique challenges that frugal floor plans present. With the right furniture, some reseplace and an inventive,…