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The Top 5 Most Sustainable Materials To Consider When Building A Home Sustainability and efficiency have become huge topics of discussion amongst commercial and industrial builders across the globe. By using more environmentally friendly building materials, we can create homes that don't hinder the health of the environment or ourselves.

Joanna and Matthew and Greetings from Colorado A few weeks ago I did a tour and visit with Matthew and Joanna and the Living Vehicle. You can read the post HERE. We had a fun time and I asked Joanna to keep me in the loop as they traveled on. They just wrapped up a tiny house event in Colorado Springs at the People's Tiny Fest and are heading to Austin, Texas.

Lola, a hot day up north, the lighthouse clock, and the contact paper that saved my world I went out to a place with Wi-Fi and I did some of my contracted writing that I do for a blog a friend of mine has for his business. Four hours later, work completed, I went to my storage and put some items up for sale.

Tiny homes, big community: Okotoks exploring affordable, eco-friendly homes In the summer of 2017, Okotoks annexed 4,900 acres of surrounding land to address an expanding population that saw a nearly 18 per cent increase from 2011 to 2018. But instead of building out, with this project the town is thinking small and looking to encourage density and walkability in the centrally-located park.

Tiny house project takes Girl Scouts far beyond cookie sales Donning hard hats and neon construction vests, the girls grabbed hammers and power drills and got to work, adding siding and roofing to two tiny A-frame houses they had constructed in June as part of a five-day Girl Scout camp in Marine on Saint Croix.

Organization hopes to build tiny house community for those in need A local non-profit has a plan to help the homeless rebuild their lives. The challenge is providing affordable housing. The solution is tiny. The group's founder says his idea will bring big benefits. The organization is proposing to build a tiny house community for those in need.

Couple's Expanding Tiny House on Wheels Almost Doubles in Space with Slide Outs! By the way, this tiny house will be featured at the upcoming Tiny House Jamboree in Austin, Texas August 23-26, 2018! Learn more about the Jamboree here. Our big thanks to Newton for sharing!. You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below.

Diesel Sprinter Conversion with High Roof and Rhino Liner Paint Job This is a 2004 Diesel Sprinter Conversion that's on eBay. It's been converted by the current owners and it features a 2.7L 5-cylinder Mercedes Turbo Diesel engine. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images via eBay. Images via eBay.

Amazing 28.5ft Custom Tiny Home with 'Shark Fin' Stabilizer This is Ryan's exquisite 28.5ft custom tiny home on wheels with a 'shark fin' stabilizer on the roof which also gives you more space in the sleeping loft. He built most of the tiny home himself using locally sourced materials. The outcome is simply amazing.

24ft Tiny House with Oversized Window in the Living Area Images Incredible Tiny Homes. Images Incredible Tiny Homes. You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below. Thanks! If you enjoyed this you'll LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more! You can also join our Small House Newsletter!

The Truth About What It's Like To Live In A Tiny Home It's not what you see on HGTV.

Keep Your Death in Mind While Decluttering Her book is not morbid, but it brings to light a topic we don't usually want to think about: our own mortality. In a way, the book title not only hits you over the head in a tender way, but it re-defines why you should be decluttering. Photo by Skitterphoto.

Tiny home village for the homeless? How about granny flats instead An initial proposal for a tiny homes village for the homeless at Medlow Bath airfield or on Lawson Golf course has been knocked on the head. But the solution to homelessness could lie in backyard granny flats.

Tesla Tiny House’ to visit Wollongong Picture: Supplied A fully sustainable house powered by 100 per cent renewable energy will be on display in Wollongong later this month. The 'Tesla Tiny House' is coming to the University of Wollongong's Innovation Campus on Thursday, August 23 from 4pm to 7pm.

The Big Deal About Small Living Defined as a house between 100 and 400 square feet, these houses are small sanctuaries for people who wish to live with a smaller footprint in the world. Although living across the country differs in the cost of living, the inefficiencies of this range from affordability to environment-friendly to redefining a new image to what success means.

Tiny House Design & Engineering: TinyHouseBuild.com Digital Workshop In the following free video from our Digital Workshop, Episode 2: Tiny House Design and Engineering, we cover the key consideration points while designing your dream tiny house, whether on wheels or on a fixed foundation. We also begin talking about some code and zoning aspects that you'll want to understand before you begin your design process.

Why a $12M resort developer reinvented himself as a tiny home builder But for Randy Jones, the founder of building company Incredible Tiny Homes, the troubled market represents an opportunity so obvious it's basically a "no brainer." Jones, 58, got into the business after losing everything in Great Recession.

Grandparents Ditch Mortgage Life for Sailboat and VW Van Life This is the story of Tony and Margo. They are retired grandparents who ditched the traditional life of a house with a mortgage and switched to a more mobile and adventurous lifestyle. They now enjoy living in their 1987 Catalina 36 sailboat along with a 1982 VW Westfalia van that they call their Baja Buggy.

Family Turns School Bus, Short-Bus, and Shipping Container into their Tiny Home This is the story of a family who turned a school bus, short-bus, and a shipping container into their tiny homes. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images Faircompanies.com via YouTube. Images Faircompanies.com via YouTube. Learn more using the links below.

Solar Oven Guide & Reviews Considering a solar oven? In this comprehensive solar oven guide, I'll go through everything you need to know about solar ovens and solar cooking.

Southeast Residents Strongly Oppose Tiny Home Village Opponents of a planned project to house homeless people came out in force to a meeting Thursday night in the Four Hills neighborhood in southeast Albuquerque. Three of Bernalillo County's possible locations for the village of tiny homes are in Four Hills.

Prepping A Tiny House For Travel Over three years of tiny house travel, we have perfected our travel prep routine. The less we have to put away, the easier it is to hit the road and set back up in a new location. We can now be "wheels up" in 15-20 minutes. That means everything inside and out is ready for the open road.

Pure Pods Tiny House with Glass Walls in New Zealand This is a Pure Pods tiny house with glass walls in New Zealand. It's a studio-style tiny home on a foundation with a main floor bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and living area, all with floor to ceiling windows. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below.

360 Sq. Ft. Bitty Tiny House on a Foundation This is the Bitty Tiny House on a foundation in Marion, North Carolina. It's a 360 sq. ft. tiny home with mountain views that's a vacation rental which is available to book on Airbnb. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images Backyard Bunkies.

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