We’ve talked about Sacred Groves before — it’s Ariel’s mama’s land in Western Washington that used to be an intentional community. But it’s worth revisiting, since I just got back from the Offbeat Retreat with fresh photos and new stories. Sit back and dream your way through this quickie home tour.
This year I decided I wanted to build my own tiny house after being inspired by many other examples such as Tumbleweed. It’s 150 square feet, uses passive solar heating, has an earthen floor and a green roof, and I built it (almost) entirely by myself as an addition to my cooperative home.
Start your week with our collection of interesting articles on the web and photos from our readers. This week: lots of eccentric houses and a link to a yurt on AirBNB! In these Clicky Links you’ll find lots of sites to waste a little time on.
Click through, too, to find our links on submitting YOUR stuff to Offbeat Home!
An old caboose becomes a new white-interior one-person home, and a Canadian couple builds the cutest clapboard caravan this side of The Hamptons.
Don’t let kids have all the fun: these flights of fancy aren’t just for playhouses. They also make sweet guest houses and saunas.
Sarah and Tyler built a teeny tiny straw bale cabin — only 450 square feet. By working with intent in mind, the space looks big, airy, and very utilitarian. What can we learn from their kitchen’s vertical planning?
Space is a premium in all types of homes, but the Tiny House movement glorifies homes which check in at around 100 square feet. Not only that, but they’re often MOBILE! What could be better than that? How about watching as a tiny home is built?
Shortly before starting a family, my husband and I downsized from a three-bedroom house to a one-bedroom condo. And we could not be happier.