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Amazing Folding Shower for Small Bathrooms

You’ve seen a lot of unusual indoor designs here on Freshome, including ones that can considerably decrease their volume for an easier storage. …

Folding

Bathboard – Folding Bathtub by Sylwia Ulicka Rivera

The Bathboard is a too-good-to-be-true design. It has all the makings of an excellent bathtub; one, which folds up and holds enough water for a good …

Folding

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.

As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.

Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

Dallas Couple Builds Luxurious Shipping Container Home

One of the best things about shipping container architecture is that you can go as small or as large as you like. Matt and Barbara Mooney of Dallas, …

Dallas

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Here's How a Family of 4 Lives in 640 Square Feet — Dwell

A while back we showed you a Brooklyn apartment where a family of three lives in 675 square feet. Today we're taking it to the next level, with a …

Architecture

200 Things

“The things you own end up owning you”

In mid-2001, I lived in a high-rise Seattle apartment, having returned to a second stint at Microsoft as a …

San Francisco Bay Area

Living Without Sacrifice: Solutions to the Top 5 Tiny House Limitations

by Gabriella Morrison

Do you want to live tiny but are worried about having to make too many sacrifices in space and comfort? We were too but can say …

Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Back in 2012,something unusual got started in an alleyway in an already tightly developed part of northeast Washington, D.C.

On an 11th-of-an-acre lot next to a cemetery, behind a block of row houses, tiny houses started to go up. And not just one little house in backyard, like you might see in many …

The Definitive List of Tiny House Blogs

Here's all the quality blogs I could find about building and living in tiny houses. I've tried to list blogs written by those actively living in …

Tiny House Movement

10 incredible tiny houses in Japan: a photo tour

Despite being known as the office video game nerd here at RocketNews24, one of my secret passions is architecture. But not just any old architecture, …

Japan

How I made peace with selling everything I owned to spend my retirement traveling the world

Just before I retired in 2011, I sold almost everything I owned.

It wasn't because money was tight, but because I wanted to spend my life as an adventure, traveling the world, pursuing my passions of writing and photography, most of the things I owned weren't going to fit into that lifestyle.

I …

Retirement

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Couple Spent 7 Years In A Drafty Old Trailer So They Could Build This Dreamy Home

Ron and Sue Corl have a motto – “live small to have it all” and they seem to truly understand all the joys that come with living in a tiny house. …

Trailers

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Is bigger always better? Meet the ‘tiny house movement’

While most people think bigger is better, an increasing number of people are embracing what is called the "Tiny House Movement," a trend where people are downsizing their living spaces.

"What we realized is that living with the least, we're gaining the most," Gabriella Morrison told NBC's Craig …

Tiny Idea House in a Shipping Container

Cargotecture c192 Nomad, shown in these renderings, has been selected as the 2011 Sunset Idea House, according to information posted online by …

Architecture

Overwhelmed By Your Life? Perhaps It Is Time to Simplify

If you had millions of dollars, what would you do? Buy an expensive house and car? How about a used van and park it by the ocean? That is exactly what Major League pitcher Daniel Norris did. Instead of spending his multimillion dollar contract to live up to the appearance of a celebrity ball …

Henry David Thoreau

The House of Seven Rivers

A fine handcrafted house truck.

Tiny House Movement

Need Less, Have More: Life Expands When We Eliminate the Excess

“Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day” ~Zen Saying

Simplicity, at its heart, comes down to …

Zen

How to Simplify & Organize Your Life: Advice From 10 Experts

Would you like to lead a simpler life next year? What would it mean for you to finally get rid of the energy draining clutter and messes that …

The Life Altering Practice of Making Cuts

If you are overwhelmed with all the things that have to be accomplished each day, you are not alone.

I recently read about a working mom who organized …

101 Physical Things That Can Be Reduced In Your Home

“One can furnish a home very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.” —Francis Jourdain

Many people will miss the joys of …

Bulletin Board

The Maintenance-Free House

A HOUSE WITH A 150-YEAR LIFETIME

In 2011, Realdania arranged a competition to draw the maintenance-free houses of the future. Arkitema Architects won that competition with a simple, wooden house.

The Maintenance-Free House is both architecturally and in construction a new version of the historic …

Architecture

6 more simple living blogs that deserve our attention

(via Kelly Exeter)Back in 2012, Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist included Slow Your Home in a ‘blogs to watch’ post. Without drifting too far …

Simple Living

Why Houses Are Getting Smaller

A modern home doesn’t have to be huge. There are lots of great reasons to live in a smaller home. Image Source: CLB Architects Are you one of the …

Housing

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn’t mean you can’t live large.

1. Keep your window-to-wall ratio high.

Large panes of glass really open up this 136 sq ft DIY Colorado Mountain Home. Bonus: Tucked under the built in desk are two stools that double as storage.

2. Install floor to ceiling …

Hacking

10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” —Dale Carnegie

The idea of living a simplified, uncluttered life with less stuff …