How the Mississippi shantyboats helped build a culture

“Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the Mississippi, he started building a traditional barge-bottom houseboat in a California backyard out of rustic reclaimed materials (e.g. old fences and chicken coops). Once his shantyboat was complete he hatched … Continue reading →

Jaw-Dropping Traditional Small Japanese Home Renovation

“Imagine having the opportunity to renovate a wonderfully unique building and turn it into your dream home. When Daigo came across an abandoned small home in rural Japan which previously had been used to grow silk worms, that’s exactly what … Continue reading →

Amazing $700 Tiny Home on Wheels, Tour and Interview!

The bad economy and lack of decent jobs is driving many people to seek low cost housing and living alternatives. This includes hitting the road in campers, RVs and camper vans to avoid high rent in the rat race. The … Continue reading →

Crows’ Hermitage, A Converted Stone Barn in Ireland

“A compact stone barn in the Irish countryside is now a sumptuous holiday cottage perfect for romantic escapes. The current owner converted the barn, now named Crows’ Hermitage. It is located behind his house in the hamlet of Ardcath, less … Continue reading →

Charming Rustic Tiny House in Argyle, NY (On an Organic Homestead)

This is my favorite tiny house so far from Relax Shack.com “Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders” and “The Micromen”), tours a rustic, country cabin/tiny house located on a 5 acre organic homestead in beautiful Argyle, NY. This home, … Continue reading →