Garages & Storage

Comparing Tuff Shed Barns

Comparing Tuff Shed Barns

Tuff Shed has four barns in the brochure and five different barns on the website. The barns are harder to figure out than the Sundance Series TR-1600 Recreational Building, the one that looks like a two-story farmhouse. That one I just multiplied out the footprint […]

Tuff Shed Upgrades and Options

Tuff Shed Upgrades and Options

It depends on what shed you get, but you don’t get much before the options. Basically, you get a box with one door to get into it. No windows. There is no real option available to finish it inside. You can have them add shelves, […]

Home Depot Sundance TR-1600 2-Story Farmhouse – The New Classic Manor New Day Cabin

Home Depot Sundance TR-1600 2-Story Farmhouse – The New Classic Manor New Day Cabin

We bought the Classic Manor New Day Cabin and finished it inside to make an office and workshop. We love it and we wanted the same thing at our new house, but we couldn’t find it.  We were just at Home Depot again and picked […]

Our Walk-in Closet

Our Walk-in Closet

We adjusted the house plan to give us a huge walk-in closet. I’ve had bedrooms smaller. The builder included this ClosetMaid TotalSlide closet system. It is a shelf with a bar below to hang clothes on. It pretty much follows the plans. It looks pretty […]

Storage Buildings Finished for Pet Grooming and Boarding

Storage Buildings Finished for Pet Grooming and Boarding

Our pet groomer has turned a couple of storage buildings into ideal space for pet grooming and boarding. The groomer building is set up as a bright clean room with a pet bath and room for doggie spa. There is extra space to keep doggies […]

Flood-proof Tiny House: Planning the Location

Flood-proof Tiny House: Planning the Location

Whether you are building a tiny house, play house, workshop or shed on your land, you need to prepare the spot. The first, VERY first step is to make sure your building is not going to flood. Even before you plan the foundation, you need […]

Garage Door

Garage Door

When we drove to the new house on Monday, we saw a truck that said U Save Insulation and Fireplaces. Confusing. I thought the insulation was done and we are not having Schumacher put in our fireplaces. They were installing the garage door. We spent […]

Board and Batten White River Storage Shed

Board and Batten White River Storage Shed

We went out shed shopping again yesterday. We can’t pull permits to build the barn until we have the CO for the house. We had a year to get everything out of the barn at the house we sold. We had hoped to have the […]

Ikea Inspiration: Skadis Pegboard

Ikea Inspiration: Skadis Pegboard

This is one of the pictures we got when we explored the new Ikea store in Jacksonville, Florida. We were looking for inspiration for the new house. This is an idea for my laundry room/craft room. The wall is covered with Skadis Pegboard. It comes […]

Shipping Container Tiny House or Workshop

Shipping Container Tiny House or Workshop

This guy showed up in my Facebook MarketPlace feed this morning. He sells shipping containers out of Lyman, South Carolina. He sells them “as is” or he paints them and puts in doors and windows. I’ve seen a lot of shipping container homes on Pinterest. […]