Storybook Cottage By The Sea

This fantasy cottage is guaranteed to take your breath away. Masterfully constructed, this small home which is located on the shores of Vancouver Island , British Columbia truly looks as though it belongs in a storybook. The home is affectionally named Winckler Cottage, after it's owner Bruce Winckler, although Bruce's Read more

This Couple's Natural Eco Tiny House Is a True Stunner!

This tiny house is a true head turner. Made from natural, eco friendly materials and built by Tofino couple Alan and Venita entirely as a DIY project, this impressive home is filled with very clever design elements. The exterior is clad in a mixture of weatherboards and cedar shingles which give Read more

Life In The Trees With The Treehouse Masters

There is something about the idea of a treehouse that truly captures the imagination. For builders, it's a licence to let their creativity run wild and construct something which is playful and adventurous. For years now the team at Nelson Treehouse and Supply (better known as the Treehouse Masters Read more

From Fame To Forest - Rockstar's Magical Woodland Cabin

Alban "Snoopy" Pfisterer is perhaps best known as the original drummer for the rock band Love, which rose to fame in the late 60's. After his time in the public eye, he retreated to a spectacular property in the Pacific Northwest where he was able to find privacy and Read more

This Enchanting Cabin in the Forest Will Leave You Breathless

Standing amongst the sea of green that is the forest of Olympia, this whimsical cabin appears to have fallen onto the land directly from the pages of a storybook. Built by the inspiring Jacob Witzling, a math-teacher by trade, the cabin was designed to be beautiful yet unassuming, nestling perfectly Read more

Astounding Tiny House With Downstairs Master Bedroom

At only 24 feet in length (7 meters) this tiny house has been designed to include some extremely impressive features. Built by Asheville couple Andrew and Rachel the home is designed to comfortably accomodate their small family while also being future-proofed for retirement. The exterior of the home is clad Read more

Creative Couple's Stunning Tiny House Cost Only $17k!

Built for only US$17,000 this young couple's tiny house is certainly an incredible achievement. The home, constructed by Asheville, NC couple David and Catherine, was built mostly using reclaimed or recycled materials and is filled with clever design elements to truly make the home their own. An ideal parking space for Read more

Building The Little Wooden House At Eden Whispers

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I’ve always had a sense that the more simple you can make life, the better. I am a creative, full of ideas and inspiration and I have a brain full of images and pictures. From a young age, I always wanted to build my own little wooden house, something really beautiful that I could make to my own design. I kept scrap books of images and things that inspired me, everything from interiors to colours to artists paintings and nature. Being a bit of a hippie at heart, I have never settled in one place for a long time. I didn’t like the idea that I might create a beautiful home and then if I moved from the area where I built it, I would have to leave it there. So I thought why not build a house on wheels! Then if I move, I can take it with me. I like the idea that without the normal foundations, its not a permanent structure tied to the spot, but something movable, a free spirit, after all, I’ve learn’t that nothing material lasts forever. Read more

How To Use Digital Images To Transform Your Home

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Digital images are a powerful tool which when combined with printing services can allow you to customise all elements of your home! I hope you enjoy this interior design idea! We hope to bring you lots more creative ways of customising your homes in the future. This video was brought to you by Graphic Stock. Click here to get started on your own design!  Read more

The Top 5 Living Big Tiny Houses of 2016

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2016 has been an incredible year. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed bringing you tours of all the amazing tiny houses I’ve discovered on my travels this year. Here is a list of my favourite 5!

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Tiny Houses And Permaculture For A Resilient And Sustainable Future

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Peak Oil, economic collapse, global warming. There is little question that if humanity remains on the path we are on now, then there is little hope for a sustained existence on the planet. We need to change our thinking and adopt a more harmonious stance to our relationship with the biosphere. The principles of permaculture teach us how it is possible to thrive on the earth and actually have a positive impact on the environment around us and together with the tiny house movement they provide a hopeful model for the future. Read more

Super-Simple DIY Kitchenette For Small Spaces

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We’ve been hard at work over the last few days putting together this great little kitchenette.  This super simple, DIY kitchenette was actually converted from an old sideboard, making the build incredibly simple and very cost effective. Read more

Where To Park A Tiny House

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With our Tiny House approaching completion, we have started looking into potential house sites. In our case there are a few criteria that the site needs to meet.  Read more

Next-Gen Geodesic Dome Greenhouse – Free Open Source Plans!

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Great design is often born from necessity. In the case of this incredible geodesic greenhouse dome, it is the necessity to re-localise our food supply and begin to build resilience back into our local communities and even into our own backyards. In the true spirit of helping to build a better world, the whole project of this next-generation geodesic dome greenhouse is also completely open source.  Read more

Inspiring Ideas for Outdoor Living

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If you are wanting to simplify your life, have a smaller mortgage, less debt, and live with more freedom, one of the best ways to accomplish this is to downsize.   You don’t need much in a home. Shelter, a place to rest your head at night, and a bit of storage for food and clothes and your off!  But the idea of living in a smaller space for many people is a frightening idea. Read more