Jacob Bjørn Thomassen

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A tiny house on 700 feet of waterfront lists at $360K

A log cabin, artistic touches, and the Yakima River<p>Waterfront for only $359,999? Two things help make it happen: a tiny house (700 square feet), and the Yakima River. Artistic touches are a major bonus.<p>At a glance, the house looks like a tiny house on wheels. It is long, skinny, and elevated. A bit …

Waterfront

Stylish designer houses made of cardboard - CNN Style

Written by Susannah Palk, CNN<p>Why build with traditional bricks and mortar when you can use something a little more unconventional? That's the ethos behind one company in the Netherlands that uses cardboard to create their eco-friendly houses. Wikkelhouse, meaning "wrapped house" in Dutch, produces …

Modern floating home lets you dive from bed to lake

Seattle’s latest aquatic stunner<p>Surrounded by scenic bodies of water, Seattle has a vibrant history of floating homes, ranging from the quirky to the prefab. This striking modern rendition, docked on the shore of Lake Union, hopes to continue that tradition.<p>Recently completed by by local firm …

Living Rooms

This Is the Best DIY Anti-Bacterial Spray Ever

Clean your home and freshen it at the same time with this DIY eco-friendly anti-bacterial spray. It's made with natural ingredients that disinfect …

Before & After: From “Fishbowl” Townhouse Garden to Private Oasis, in Manhattan

The word “fishbowl” came to mind the first time designer Julie Farris of XS Space visited a client’s townhouse backyard in Manhattan’s Greenwich …

Landscaping

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

Woodworking

The Wheelhaus "Caboose" Wins Big on Style Points

This is perhaps one of my favorite designs – the Caboose as it’s known is made by Wheelhaus. They’re based out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and you can …

Greg Lavardera + Tedd Benson = Alliance For Modern Methods of Construction

credit: Bensonwood/ Greg La Vardera<p>Tedd Benson is one of the most interesting builders in America; he has been looking at the way houses have been …

A Refreshed and Flawless You: 15 Natural DIY Body Scrubs

Do you love exfoliating products because they make your skin feel smooth and refreshed, but you’re wary of drugstore products because you’re …

A Polish Hobbit House

After years of trial and error he built "Hobbitowa". Some of his friends helped him with the roundwood timber construction and other heavy jobs, but …

Amazing Alpha moves New Frontier to the top of the list

The founders of New Frontier Tiny Homes spent a combined 40 years building full-sized residences before creating their first tiny house. Hey, …

We Built A Phone-Charging Lamp With Our Bare Hands And You Can Too

And we're not even electricians.<p>View this post on Facebook

Summer is here: 12 cheap and guilt-free ways to keep kids busy

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or a working parent, it’s likely that summertime gets tough. When kids are home all day, or at least out of the …

Gift Guide: 10 DIY Father's Day Gifts Your Kids Can Make

The best gifts are handmade gifts, especially from your kiddos. Here are a list of 10 DIY projects that your kids can make dad this Father's Day. …

26 Brilliant Ideas To Make Camping with Kids Easier

Please tell me all of you are finally out for the summer?!!! We’ve been out for almost 3 weeks now, but I know some of you around the world have …

7 Bedroom Cleaning Ideas You'll Actually Want To Try

Feel like your room is clean in ~no time~.

Small house in Ecuador is insulated with pumice stone

One of the problems with modernist architecture is that in many places in the world, it has supplanted traditional methods of building that over …

Orbii home security system uses a robotic device to monitor your home

Sometimes, less is more. Installing a home security system doesn’t have to mean placing multiple devices in rooms throughout your home. As DIY …

Home Security

11 Things to Know Before Visiting the Lumber Yard - Quiet Corner

Choosing the right wood for a home improvement project can be tricky for experienced woodworkers and novice DIYers alike. Luckily, knowing a few key …

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

A 50’s Madrid Home Becomes Modern & Welcoming

When you see the finished design of this 170 square meter (approx. 1829 square foot) home in Madrid, you’d never believe where they started from (see …

Design Experts' Secrets for Making a Small Room Look Huge

Small spaces have never been bigger, at least in terms of popularity. Part of this is simply because many home buyers can't afford the increasingly expensive square footage, while others embrace small spaces to curb their energy consumption (and electricity bill).<p>Still, no one likes feeling …

Designer Tiny House

Robert bought and unfinished tiny house and completed finished it with the interior of it being a guest home in Oakland, California.

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Neva Tiny House

Rebecca just finished her tiny house in British Columbia and wanted to share it with us.

18 Cheerful Home Decor Ideas to Make Your Home a Happy Place

What makes you happy? We’re not asking just to be nice, thinking about what really makes you happy is the way to go to create great home decor that …

The best camping gadgets and accessories reviewed

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

20 Rustic DIY and Handcrafted Accents to Bring Warmth to Your Home Decor

Rustic style may be more suitable for getaway cabin decor but little rustic accents sprinkled throughout your home works with any style. Handcrafted …