Going Tiny Seems Perfect!

Alexis Haifley used to work as a Park Ranger for the National Park Service, which meant moving around a lot. After getting used to the nomadic lifestyle, her and her husband would joke around that a Tiny House would be perfect. The thought of focusing on Family, friends and experiences rather than things appealed to her. Plus she loved the fact that she could customize them however she wanted.

Although they don’t live in it full-time yet, she said the financing and building wasn’t what she was expecting. The things she thought would be difficult, were simple, and there were challenges she never thought would lead to such a domino effect.

They are right now in the process of downsizing and say it will be interesting to see what they’ve paired down to.

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The “Superhouse” Completed!

You may or may not recall my post about the “Superhouse” from back in March, but it was about half complete. Well now, it is completed, and has been delivered to site!

Here are some pics from the rest of the build by Finished Right Contracting, the finished product, and a video of the owners seeing it for the first time.

The best part of this may be the reaction from the owners…enjoy!

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Helga the House Box

When you are looking to convert an existing unit into a tiny house, you probably don’t think about using an old horse-box (vehicle for transporting horses). This next tiny house was converted from just that. Helga, as she’s affectionately known as, came complete with hay and horse manure.

Then she was gutted and completely and redone, with the design and style ideas of her new owners Simon & Gemma. The results are the beautiful rustic unit you see in the photos below.

Photo credit to Will Bunce

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Check out their Facebook post and page for more info.

All Sorts of Sorts

As I have mentioned before, Tiny Houses come in all sorts of shapes, and designs and colours and finishes, etc. I came across this great post that showcases some different tiny homes, from bathing in a wooden barrel, to living like Cinderella. We also have a steam punk themed tiny house and a grain silo transformed into a home.

Enjoy!

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http://www.wideopencountry.com/16-amazing-tiny-houses-want-live/