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Bright & White ONE XL Tiny House from ESCAPE This is a custom-built Bright and White ONE XL from ESCAPE tiny homes that's headed to the ESCAPE Tampa Village we told you about last week. This unit may still be available on sale right now for $4,300 off. See this page for availability and more details.

HALF OFF: EPIC Spartan Royal Mansion 40-Foot Trailer RENOVATION… Originally From 1948! This is an epic 1948 Spartan Royal Mansion 40-foot Travel Trailer RENOVATION. I was contacted by Greg Parham of Rocky Mountain Tiny Homes about it because it's now for sale. They've reduced the price from $80,000 to $40,000, so it's quite the steal!

It's time to take back the streets for people who walk, run, or bike Oh, and everybody is too busy to actually do it, "the signage, road barriers, and enforcement required to safely implement a street closure "would divert resources away from where they are most needed." Somers explains that there is so little traffic that people in cars can still get around quickly.

Dinged up KALLAX? Renew it wood wrapped style A little bit of glueing, staining and screwing and the old dresser has a new rustic look. Firstly, I have a really old KALLAX 2×2, rather it is an EXPEDIT. KALLAX 2×2 unit - IKEA.com. It was used in different rooms the last couple of years and looked really worn already.

Boxabl Casita ADU Addendum Dwelling Units are another tiny house option. Perfect for someone who owns a regular house with a large yard and would like to share it with a family member or as a rental.ADUs, often called granny units are legal in many places where a tiny house on wheels might not be allowed.

Couple's Gypsy-Inspired Tiny House This is Brendan and Linda's gypsy-inspired tiny house they built after living on a sailboat. We told you about it back in 2017, and it's been serving as a Joshua Tree vacation rental, but today it's for sale. Nowadays, Brendan and Linda are a young family who enjoys traveling.

Interior design lessons from the coronavirus The virus seems to survive longest on smooth surfaces like plastics and stainless steel and a shorter time on paper, cardboard or clothing The biggest surprise was the performance of copper; the virus was gone in four hours. The antimicrobial properties of copper have long been known.

THOW with Ground-Floor Bedroom from Forever Tiny Homes Looking for a tiny house on wheels that has a private first-floor bedroom? The latest THOW from Forever Tiny Homes fits the bill. You'll walk from the kitchen into the bathroom, and then through a pocket door into the cozy space that fits up to a queen-sized bed.

Two IKEA faves become a side table with drawers I have a small nice hack, combining MOPPE mini chest of drawers and a MARIUS stool. And I get a nice side table with drawers out of it. The MOPPE unit was on my desktop, and I wanted to clear my desk to make more space on it. But I still wanted the drawers within easy reach.

How To Set Up Your 'Work From Home' Tiny Home Office According to Business Insider twenty-three states have issued stay-at-home orders, encouraging isolation measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. During that time normal, working-class Americans are being asked to shelter in place and go out only for essential services like buying food and medicine.

Healthy LivingHome 10 from Plant Prefab Living a healthier life is on many people's minds these days. One of best long-term ways to live healthy is to build healthy. Plant Prefab, located in Rialto, Calif., designs and builds high quality homes to customers' design perspectives. Each of their homes are built sustainably to conserve water, waste, energy, and costs.

How Will The Coronavirus Impact Minimalism? There is no doubt in my mind that this current crisis is going to affect the world in countless ways. Minimalism, as a lifestyle, will be positively and negatively affected-both individually and as a society. Let's make sure we learn from it as best we can.

Tiny House on Wheels with a Full-Size Shower: The Orchid THOW by New Frontier Tiny Homes If you enjoyed this you'll LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more! You can also join our Small House Newsletter! Also, try our Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter! Thank you! More Like This: Tiny Houses - The Alpha by New Frontier Tiny Homes - New Frontier THOW Runs on Dunkin' - Builders.

Solar-Powered Bus Conversion with Room for Books Danny loves to read books, bake, sew and practice yoga and this is his incredible solar-powered bus conversion which he designed with space for all of his hobbies!

Threading the Needle Joshua and Ryan and the rest of The Minimalists' crew visit Utah to work on the soundtrack for their next film…

Ghanaian Spinach Stew with Chickpeas With limited fresh ingredients required for this Ghanaian spinach stew, you can plan it out as part of your weekly meal rotation very easily. It takes no more than 40 minutes to make, and will fill you up! You might also remember this recipe from over five years ago when we first launched TMV and included it in our free One Week of Meals Cookbook.

Artist's Muse Tiny House: The Perfect Writer's Retreat If you enjoyed this you'll LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more! You can also join our Small House Newsletter! Also, try our Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter! Thank you!

501 Sq. Ft. Laneway House by Robert Johnson Architect in British Columbia The main floor consists of the living / dining/kitchen space and a bathroom and upstairs there's a single bedroom and closet. Enjoy the photo tour below and read what Robert Johnson says about this design at the end! Don't miss other amazing stories like this - join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter for more!

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Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads. I believe, in times like these, it is even more essential to focus on things that matter. Minimalism paves that pathway. By owning fewer possessions, we reserve time, money, and energy for the things that matter most. So take some time to focus on the things you own and what can be removed.

CURA is a hospital in a box But does building it out of refurbished shipping containers make any sense? It's a clever solution that they say is as fast to set up as a tent, but "as safe as a hospital's isolation ward to work in, thanks to biocontainment." The units are all separated from each other, connected by the pressurized corridor.

The top US states for homesteading, tiny homes, and off-grid living When the things are feeling grim, the idea of self-sufficient living seems even more appealing. The climate crisis, wealth disparity, and other various components of modern life have inspired more people than ever to rethink their place in mainstream society.

Family's Incredible School Bus Conversion Tiny Home Every detail of this bus has been handcrafted and thoughtfully put together. If you can see it, wife/mother, Shyla did it, and if you can't see it, husband / father, Jonathan did it, like the electrical and solar systems. Also, the warm and charming decor is cohesive throughout.

JUPE health is an "immediate response to hospital overcrowding." These flatpacked rest and recovery units could take the load off hospitals in a hurry. Whenever a disaster strikes, architects and others rush to the rescue with solutions that often involve shipping containers. But they are not always the best or most appropriate solution; you are shipping a lot of air and a lot of steel that you don't need.

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