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Solar-powered tiny house caters to artistic types

The Artist measures 28 ft (8.5 m)-long and is based on a triple-axle trailer. It's clad in tongue and groove siding, with metal accenting. Inside, …

Living Rooms

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Meditation

21 Ways That Less Is Really More

You’ve heard the phrase, “less is more.” What does it really mean? It’s simple. Less is more. Today, I’ll show you 21 ways that less is really …

Minimalism

What you should know about sustainable vegan fabrics

<b>Just because clothing is animal-free does not mean it's eco-friendly. Learn why choosing natural plant-based fabrics is important.</b><p>So you don’t want …

Sustainability

Small home, big style

356 ft² doesn't seem like a lot of space and that's because it isn't, especially for a home. However, this small space packs a big punch with minimal …

Interior Design

Declutter your wardrobe: Lessons from people who've done it

<b>(CNN) —</b> For one year, Matt Souveny wore only the following 10 items of clothing:<p>One pair of pants<p>One pair of shorts (that doubled as swim trunks)<p>Two T-shirts<p>One button-down collared shirt<p>One sweatshirt<p>One light jacket<p>One raincoat<p>One pair of running shoes<p>One pair of boots<p>Plus seven pair of socks, …

Minimalism

Millennials aren't big spenders or risk-takers, and that's going to reshape the economy

They're known for bouncing around jobs, delaying marriage and holing up in their parents' basements.<p>Dubbed recently as the "children of the Great Recession" by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, millennials are the best educated and most diverse population of young people in U.S. …

Never Look at Clothes the Same Way Again

Consider how many people there are in the world (the world population clock currently puts it at 7.4 billion). Then, think about their clothes. How …

Frugal Living For Real Life: Lessons From Personal Finance Blogs

I have a confession: I’m obsessed with blogs about saving money. The more extreme the solutions suggested by bloggers, the more I’m intrigued. And …

The Power of Buying Less by Buying Better

A number of new online fashion retailers are capitalizing on consumers’ desires to purchase clothing that lasts.<p>According to a recent survey commissioned by the British charity Barnardo’s, a majority of women’s garments are worn a mere seven times before being pushed to the back of the closet or …

Choice, choice everywhere. How do I opt out?

That Mark Zuckerberg’s a card, isn’t he? Earlier this week, as Facebook’s boss returned to work after paternity leave, he shared a photograph of his wardrobe with the caption, “What should I wear?” The photo showed nine identical grey T-shirts, alongside seven grey hoodies.<p>As Zuckerberg had …

Mark Zuckerberg

8 Secrets of People Who Don’t Have Clutter

Your old stand-mixer. Your kid’s broken recorder. That box of candles you’ve been meaning to regift. Despite your best intentions, clutter has a way …

The Pros and Cons of Simple Living

I have always felt drawn to living a simple life. It feels peaceful to me and helps calm my scattered mind.<p>At first living simply was a matter of …

Minimalism

The rise of 'buy me once' shopping

Tara Button surveys her kitchen and points at her Le Creuset casserole dish on the drainer. ‘That’s what gave me the idea’, she says. ‘I thought to myself one day last year when I was washing up, I will have this for life – wouldn’t it be great if everything else in my kitchen was like that? You …

European Union

The Joy of One

I have long been enamored with the concept of One.How lovely would it be to have One coat you could wear all year? One pair of shoes that worked with …

Your First Look at Marie Kondo's 'Spark Joy'

Start the New Year right by organizing your closet with the KonMari method.<p>Marie Kondo sparked a worldwide organizing revolution with the publication of her book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>. On January 5, she returns with her second book for American audiences, <i>Spark Joy</i>, an illustrated …

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

3-Ingredient Pasta Recipes You Need This Week

If you've got any kind of dried pasta, olive oil, salt and pepper, you're just a few steps away from a meal that tastes way better than the sum of its parts.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Amazingly Beautiful Dinners

Cooking

How to save money in the household - Telegraph

Household Savings<p>Want to save money on your energy bills, find restaurant deals on social media or make saving fun for your children? Discover top tips and great advice on household budgeting to make the most of your family finances

Personal Finance

Drastically Increase Your Standards

6 Straightforward Ways to Simplify Your Life at Home

Are you over-complicating your life at home? Be honest. We all over-complicate sometimes. But home should be the place you try and keep things as …

H&M's New Denim Line Is Made of Recycled H&M Clothes

H&M's new denim collection is all about making flared overalls and jumpsuits really, really sustainable. So sustainable, in fact, that it's taking old H&M clothes and reworking it into new H&M denim. The new collection consists of 16 denim styles for men, women, and children that are created with …

A Simple Way to Save $1000? Make Coffee at Home

<i>A latte a day will cost you $1,642.50.</i><p>Last week I made a payment of more than three grand for my child’s nursery school for next year. Non-refundable. It’s just a quarter of what I owe for the year. (Yes, insane.) I had to take a big breath before executing payment and tell myself that before long …

John Oliver Is Horrified By How Much Food You Waste

“When we dump food into a landfill, we’re essentially throwing a trash blanket over a flatulent food man and Dutch-ovening the entire planet."<p>We throw out almost as much as we eat, wasting 40 percent of our food and $165 billion every year, John Oliver said on HBO's "Last Week Tonight" on …

How to Live a Rich Modern Life Without Debt

My single biggest regret in my adult life is that <b>I used debt to finance my life choices after college.</b><p>That’s about as simple as I can make it.<p>Debt …

Five ways to build an ethical wardrobe

As a new film, True Cost, about the moral and eco problems created by the fashion industry is released, here are some tips on cleaning up your sartorial conscience<p>A decade ago, I became obsessed with fashion. But rather than trend predictions or whether a Kardashian favours a Gladiator shoe/boot, …

Fashion Industry

Eenvoud - Minimalist + Sustainable Womenswear Made in NYC

WE DID IT! In just under 27 hours we hit our goal. And we are completely blown away. But this is just the beginning. $10,000 was the minimum amount …

De-Clutter Your Life

"Less is More"<p>Ludwig Mies von der Rohe<p>( American Architect 1886-1969)<p>Welcome to a de-cluttered life! Of course the thought is not new but thinking and acting on it, then accomplishing it... might be. About 50 years ago there was an art movement called Minimalism. It has evolved ever since, was born …

Articles about tiny streamlined home fit family on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...<p>An architect and his wife roll up …

Architecture