The base of the new bench, holding my wheat, oats and pinto beans. We’d decided it would be nice to have more seating at the table.  And if that seating could also provide some storage… all the better.” – BabyChaser See and read more about this Storage Bench.

I know that many tiny houses today don’t have staircases in them because people opt for ladders instead; however, I don’t think ladders are a great option for several reasons. First and foremost, there’s nothing quite like having to climb down a ladder in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. Further, as […]

This house is 22 feet long by 8 feet wide. It has a cedar exterior, copper roof (fabricated by Abel from sheet copper), and handmade windows all around. The stained glass windows are restored and set in frames Abel built. It has wood heat, on demand hot water & shower, and a composting type toilet.” […]

To Skylight or Not

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen shares some pros & cons of using skylights in a tiny home’s loft. “This question has been posed at EVERY Tumbleweed Workshop Ive hosted… skylights – should i include them in my tiny houses loft?” Read the full post at Relaxshacks.com: Tiny Houses/Tumbleweeds: To Skylight, or NOT to Skylight?.

Interior Design Examples for Shipping Container Homes

The folks a My Home in a Box put together a nice photo collection from this television episode. If you missed it or don’t like watching these kinds of shows here’s your opportunity to see the final results. “For their final challenge, the remaining three All Stars must each design the interior and exterior areas […]

A Tiny, Tiny Bathroom, in a Tiny Bunk House in Maine

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen makes a great find… a 4×4 bathroom… and just in time I might add. “The bathroom was a former closet, and is a mere 4′ by 4′ in its floor layout. The tiny sink was salvaged from another collapsing cabin in the woods and given a new life here.” Just kidding… continue […]

Tips for Downsizing into a Smaller Kitchen

Here’s a short article with tips for downsizing into smaller kitchens. “Kitchens come in sizes big and small and often, kitchen size doesnt always correlate with how large or small the rest of the house is. Here are some of the most important elements that every kitchen needs to keep organized and functional.” via Downsizing […]

Bathroom 1.0 | Tin Can Cabin

Steve posted some details and tips for constructing a simple bathroom in a shipping container cabin. “The platform is constructed of 2″x6″ cedar boards with stainless steel screws holding it together.  The vertical support boards are cut out along the back wall to make room for the plumbing, which runs from under the kitchen cabinets […]