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The Roost 36 by Perch & Nest features two bedroom lofts and a large deck made from 100% recycled materials

The tiny house movement gains more and more ground each year and it evolved from a very basic architectural style to more sophisticated and modern ones. Let’s take this next example, a tiny house created by a specialized company called Perch & Nest. The house is called Roost 36 and is made 100% out of recycled materials and with very close attention to details when it comes to its interior. The house is comprised of 2 bedrooms and (more…)

How To Build A Vertical Vegetable Garden

Have you ever thought about vertical gardening. If you don’t have a lot of space for your garden vertical gardening may be the perfect solution for you. Tomatoes, pole beans, and cucumbers are all perfect plants for vertical gardening. You can use vertical gardening to produce huge crops of pole beans and cucumbers. As well as other vegetables. (more…)

Grain Bin Cabin – Alternative Home Plans


This grain bin cabin plan is in fact a very cool house plan that can be built easily and it will keep its owner warm in cold winters, a cool on hot summer days. This cabin is designed by architect, Mark Clipsham and has 1 bedroom and 2 bathrooms. It is the ideal tiny house for a couple or the perfect weekend home for a family. The most interesting part about this plan is that Clipsham imagined two grain bins, one inside the other and the space (more…)

Vintage Grain Silo House in New Jersey

Grain silos are not what they used to be. Actually, the idea of turning them into houses is not new, but dating back from 1940s! When the world was at war, many visionaries imagine what would it be like to live in the place you deposit grains. Sure, back in the days there were useful because they could be used as bomb shelters. (more…)

Three Railway Carriages Have Been Converted Into Three Holiday Homes

Transforming unusual structures into neat homes is a really creative endeavor. The example set by this couple in North Yorkshire can be multiplied all over the world. Railway carriages almost half a century old turned into superb holiday homes are an inspiration. Carol and Mark Benson had a great idea and turned it into (more…)

Caterpillar Crate Planter – This is SO cute!

DIRECTIONS: #1Start off by spaying your wood crates lime green #2. Spray your small wood discs bright orange and pink #3. Paint your small clay pots white and add black centers #4. Once everything is dry you can begin assembling #5. Using a strong adhesive, glue wood discs randomly to the crates

Container Shelter: Quick DIY Installation

The container shelters are specially designed to be mounted between two containers. These container shelters protect materials and vehicles against weather influences. The economical and durable storage solution can also be used as a workplace. The space is fully closable with the optional front and back walls. (more…)

Bicycle Tire Dome

This is a nice use of bike rims. I took a bunch of bike wheels and zip-tied them together into a dome. How does it look? … leave a comment.


How to Make a Pom Pom Ottoman for Your Home

Upcycle projects are always very exciting as you can see the transformation of an old object into something new and stunning in just a few hours. These project are also highly satisfying because you won’t have to spend a lot of money on them and they are fun to make. Such is this next project that will teach you how to turn an old tire into a cool new ottoman with the use of pom-poms. For this project, you are going to need a used and cleaned tire, masking tape, your tool box, (more…)

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