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Nanopad is a 236 sq. ft. micro-apartment in historic building This redesigned space in a 1920s Art Deco building features a new layout that better maximizes space and light. Making a small space more livable often means creating multifunctional spaces with multifunctional furniture, as well as redesigning the layout.

Is it time to rethink green building standards? Standards are supposed to make things easier and more consistent, but they keep proliferating. Ever since I first got an Apple computer ten years ago, I have been at the mercy of their idea of standards; Most of these shown here are just to connect to external video.

Tiny house with ground floor bedroom and large kitchen This is a tiny house with a ground floor bedroom, a large kitchen, and two loft spaces. It's built by Rewild Homes. The kitchen seems good enough for a chef, doesn't it? Don't miss other amazing tiny homes - join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter! Images Rewild Homes.

1967 VW Microbus Renovated by Zenbox Design This is a 1967 VW Microbus renovated by Zenbox Design. Before the renovation, the VW Bus was in pretty bad shape. Don't miss other great tiny homes - join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter! Images Zenbox Design. Images Zenbox Design. You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below.

Extremely Tiny 100 Sq. Ft. Off-Grid Micro Cabin - Full Tour! Off-grid micro cabin on a foundation in Portugal. Mat and Danielle from Exploring Alternatives recently had the chance to spend a few nights in this extremely tiny off-grid micro pod in Portugal. They filmed a full video tour and you might be surprised at how comfortable the space is considering it's only 100 square feet.

42 EKETs make a unique IKEA Cube Bookcase As we did not find anything we like, I came with an idea to build an IKEA cube bookcase. In this case, I went with the EKET shelves. It is not a tough hack, but the final look is really amazing and beautifully replaces our EXPEDIT shelf. I measured our wall and very easily made a first sketch of the design on paper.

Camp Under Canvas in 8 Stunning Locations Luxury and camping never used to go together, but with the increased interest and awareness of glamping, the two terms are now not always mutually exclusive. The company Under Canvas has actually gone a few extra miles with the concept.

Can You Imagine a Minimalist President? Recently, a reader asked whether we could imagine electing a minimalist president. Yes, but we don't have to imagine: his name was Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States of America.

523 Sq. Ft. Tiny Cabin with Land in Spur, TX - $60k Tiny cabin with land in Spur, Texas for $60,000. According to the Zillow listing, it's a 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom home on a.32 acre lot. Learn more below. Don't miss other tiny homes like this - join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter! Images via Zillow. Images via Zillow.

Professional's Workshop with Shira Gill is back! The Professionals’ Workshop with New Minimalism + Shira Gill is back by popular demand! ️.

Family Goes from 2500 Sq. Ft. to a Tiny House My husband and I were living in KCMO with our 2 kids and 2 pups. Over-whelmed and not so happy with our high cost of living expenses we decided to look into different solutions. We considered yurts and earth ships, yurts on earth ships, schoolies, and pretty much any other alternative living solution.

Just Park It: Fields, Ranches and Casinos of NorCal Have you ever heard of that? Definitely worth a Google. The casino offers free boondocking for RVers and truckers, up to two nights. And they have FREE WiFi. The only requirement is to check in when you arrive; the casino security officers were super friendly.

Minimalist Home Tour When Bex, Ella, and I moved to Los Angeles in 2017, we didn't own much. This video shows how we slowly populated our home with only the things that add value to our lives…

The Men Who Made Me Jim Rohn once famously said, "We are the average of the five people we spend the most time with." There is wisdom in this statement. It is true that the people we spend time with influence who we are and who we become. And it is important to choose wisely the community we keep.

Anti-Minimalist Tiny House: A Tiny Home Built for a Maximalist? This is the anti-minimalism tiny house on wheels, or, in other words, a maximalist tiny house. This one has recently been featured on TeeHugger, Curbed, Apartment Threapy, etc. It's a 190-square-foot tiny home with interior design by the Galeana Group, LLC.

The Magnolia is an extra-wide 'park model' tiny house Coming in at 425 square feet, this extra-wide, modernist tiny house actually feels quite roomy. Due to the constraints of building on a wheeled trailer base, most tiny homes measure about 8.5 feet wide, which often means that designers have to make some tough decisions about where to put things so that there's still space to walk around.

How to Get Your Kids to Unload the Dishwasher My resolutions for 2019 are to have more fun outside and do less housework. This might sound a bit odd: housework isn't really optional. I feel like we've streamlined a lot of things: we aim to do less laundry by wearing things a few times before washing them.

Dutch Brexit humour from outside the nuthouse Note: If you think we are conducting Brexit in a competent manner and it's all a great idea, let me save you the time; don't bother with the rest of this, OK? Once upon a time, when that Jacob Rees-Mogg were a nipper, he sat on the knee of Daddy Rees-Mogg in charge of the Thunderer.

Easy tweak for a new dining buffet with hutch I turned an old IKEA LEKSVIK cabinet into a dining buffet with hutch. To make my dining buffet with hutch, all I need to do was to apply a simple coat of flat black paint to make it match my dining room furniture. I painted the inside of the glass cabinet too.

Another reason to avoid concrete: silica dust Contractors are having trouble meeting the new safety standard. The concrete industry likes to say that concrete is recyclable at the end of its life, although almost 80 percent of recycled concrete ends up as fill and road bases. But there is another problem; as the UK concrete centre notes, it is strong stuff that lasts a long time.

Exploring Alternative Lifestyles with Youtubers Mat and Danielle Mat and Danielle are the couple behind the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel. They're interested in sharing videos about how and why more and more people are choosing to live in vans, tiny houses, and green buildings. They sold their house and their stuff back in 2012 and have been been exploring ever since.

3 Common Decluttering Mistakes Then, you keep the very best of it-the items that are your favorite, that inspire and delight you, and that are useful to you right now-and donate the rest. But just because it's simple doesn't mean it's easy. Our relationship with stuff can be complicated!

Tiny Modern Pod Cabin with Wood-Burning Stove in Falun, Sweden This is a tiny modern pod cabin with a wood-burning stove in Falun, Sweden. It's located in the woods and can sleep up to four guests and features a small kitchen and dining area inside. Don't miss other interesting tiny homes and structures - join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter!

Tiny House Plumbing Explained This is how typical tiny house plumbing works. In this case, it's for a tiny house on wheels that's on-grid and off-grid. So it's set up for both scenarios. Learn more about tiny homes with our FREE 10-Day E-Course when you join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter!

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