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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 […]

Tiny A-Frame in the Mountains

Tiny A-Frame in the Mountains

Isn’t this tiny A-frame house adorable? It is 540 square feet inside with hardwood floors and ceilings. Downstairs is a living room and a kitchen with an adorable tiny pot-belly wood stove. The bathroom has a claw-foot tub. The living room, upstairs loft bedroom, and […]

Changing the Shower Trim Tub Handle to Control Volume and Temperature Separately

Changing the Shower Trim Tub Handle to Control Volume and Temperature Separately

We’ve been really happy with nearly everything about our new house. But I hated the shower control. You couldn’t control the temperature and the amount of water separately. When I am taking a hot bath, I want to be able to let just a little […]

Adorable Affordable Low Maintenance Tiny House

Adorable Affordable Low Maintenance Tiny House

This super affordable and super adorable Tiny House just showed up on Facebook Marketplace. The owner and her husband bought it to live in while they restored an old farmhouse. Now they are moving in and passing the Tiny House on. The house is 336 […]

Inspiration: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob

Inspiration: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob

Kentuck Knob, or the Hagan House is a National Historic Landmark. It was designed by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It is at 723 Kentuck Road, Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania, about four miles south of Fallingwater, probably Wright’s most famous house. My cousin just visited Kentuck […]

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 […]

Little Red Tiny Towable from Blue Ridge Tiny Homes

Little Red Tiny Towable from Blue Ridge Tiny Homes

One of the homes we saw when we toured Acony Bell Tiny Home Village just showed up for sale on Facebook Marketplace. The Tiny Towable is called Little Red. It was the showroom for Blue Ridge Tiny Homes. See the HVAC Mitsubishi mini-split w/ Hyper-heat. […]

Good Housekeeping Tiny House Special August 2019

Good Housekeeping Tiny House Special August 2019

This Summer’s issue of Good Housekeeping had an article on Tiny Houses. It is the Good Housekeeping magazine August 2019. Cute Backyard Guesthouses you can buy online! Build Your Own Tiny Home in as Little as a Day! You can see other better photos here: […]