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New Grain Bin Homes are weather, termite, and fire proof.

Sukup Safe-T Homes are weather, termite, and fire proof. And cheap.

After the January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti, Sukup company saw an opportunity to help. They designed the Safe T Home, measuring 18-feet in diameter and made entirely of metal, making it resistant to termites and moisture. They are also virtually earthquake proof. Each home can sleep 10 or more and features a double-roofed system that displaces heat, a full-size, (more…)

German Couple Convert Vintage Railway Cars Into House

Living in the train has an entire new meaning thanks to this couple of enthusiasts. Marco Stepniak and Vanessa Stallbaum from Germany did something unexpected: they transformed a couple of trains into a lovely residence. They started with acquiring two vintage mail cars totaling $29,000 (because new ones were much too expensive) (more…)

Elon Musk Suggests Rebuilding Puerto Rico With Solar-powered electricity grid

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla is well-known and highly appreciated thanks to his visionary ideas. His most recent one, focuses on Puerto Rico which has been recently hit by hurricanes and suffered great casualties. This also means that most of the power grids in the country have been destroyed and Tesla is trying their best to help them restore power sources. (more…)

Jack Daniel’s Themed Kitchen With Concrete Countertop

This next cool kitchen design was built by Dusty Baker of Stone-Crete for a Tennessee-based client who loves Jack Daniels and having friends over in the weekends. Of course, thanks to the location and the client’s love for the well-known whisky, a Jack Daniels inspired kitchen counter top seemed like the right choice. In addition to this, the clients of Dusty Baker live right next to the distillery and were really excited about this idea. (more…)

Pillow from Recycled Jeans

Old pairs of jeans might be out of style, but when it comes to DIY projects they can be more than useful. Since investing in new craft materials can be expensive, reusing stuff you already have at home seems like a great option. This is also true for old pairs of jeans as you can use them to make some cool things, such as DIY denim pillows. The best part here is that there are so many shapes and variations of this idea, that you can never get tired of it. (more…)

Restoration of a Hallway: Before & After

Take a little peek at this hallway.
The carpet was torn out and replaced with beautiful wood laminate. They re-finished the bannister (and all remaining 90s-brown wood in the house) a nice bright white. and all the walls have been painted. Some pictures on the wall, a mirror, a plant… What do you think?

DIY Recycled Denim Basket

If you’re looking for a cool project to try this upcoming weekend, then here’s a great idea that will also help you to recycle your old jeans. Why keep unused pairs of jeans in your closet when you can transform them into a nice little denim basket? The supplies you are going to need for this project are: old jeans, a sewing machine, a pair of scissors and (more…)

Light-filled tiny home with fourteen windows and two skylights

This is a modern tiny house design filled with light and uniqueness. The house is called the Hikari Box and was built by Shelter Wise, a company located in Portland, Oregon. The Hikari Box’s interior is filled with light and creates the impression of spaciousness. The house is divided in two areas, one for sleeping (more…)

Spacious two-bedroom tiny house is fit for a small family

When it comes to the critics of tiny houses, most of them consider these too small for a family that has children. But owning a tiny house doesn’t mean you can’t have children or that you have to feel uncomfortable all the time because the lack of space. There are tiny houses that are just perfect for a family with two children, such (more…)

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