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Posts by Isabelle Nagel-Brice

How a Tiny House Can Positively Change Your Life

Living in a tiny house is a unique way to live. It’s not a conventional lifestyle and it’s definitely against the grain, but what it adds to our lives is immense and beautiful. It’s interesting how downsizing to live in a tiny house can open up so much more than we ever expected.  Live with…

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First 5 Steps to Downsizing

Moving into a tiny house isn’t for everyone, but it’s becoming a popular option for people who want to live a more simple life. Living in a smaller space means having less belongings to be responsible for, a smaller space to clean, lower monthly bills, and the option to move and live in different areas. …

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Tiny House Insulation

Tiny houses on wheels (THOW) are built similarly to homes on foundations except for that their foundation is a trailer, and their wall systems are typically thinner. Tiny houses are built with wood or steel studs that create a 4 inch thick wall, or they are built with SIPs (structurally insulated panels) that are also…

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Are Tiny Houses a Long Term Living Solution?

The tiny house movement has been around since the late 90’s as we know it, and if we are not including the fact that humans have lived in tiny homes for basically all of history, then we can focus on the last 20 years or so. Are people choosing to live in tiny houses long…

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Top 6 Items You Can’t Live Without in a Tiny House

Anyone who has researched living in a tiny house, watched the tv shows or tiny house youtube channels, or lives in a tiny house knows that there are some essential belongings and built-in multi-functional furniture options that are tiny house specific. These items often make living in a tiny house more comfortable and sustainable for…

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5 Key Tiny House Elements with Multiple Functions

Despite their size, tiny houses are usually designed in a way to maximize space and make the home feel larger than it actually is. Several design elements effectively make this possible and by doing so increase the quality of life in a small space.  When living in a tiny home it’s important to have belongings…

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The 5 Main Reasons People Live Tiny

Written by Isabelle Nagel-Brice of A Tiny Good Thing The tiny house movement has progressed over the last 15 years or so. However, an increasing number of people are choosing to live in tiny homes for the same reasons as when the movement began. In the beginning, mostly people were building their own homes. The…

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How to Find a Place to Park a Tiny House

Written by Isabelle Nagel-Brice of A Tiny Good Thing Currently the laws and legal restrictions of living full-time in a tiny house are preventing some from taking the plunge into the tiny house movement. However, that hasn’t slowed many in the pursuit of living simply without the financial burden of a large mortgage, and the…

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