Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Sink for Good Measure

For several of my tiny house heros The Kitchen Sink was the first purchase. It was their way of saying “Hey, I’m really going to do this thing! I’m going to build myself a tiny house.” And then things started … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Arched Door

The summer before last I had My Summer Dream Job: Tiny House Design-Building. It was brilliant, lucky, backwards, or some combination of all three that I had the chance to build a tiny house for someone else before I built … Continue reading

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My Tiny House Starts with a Window

Now that I’ve lived in two tiny houses on wheels, a travel trailer, and a yurt, I’m ready to begin building a tiny home of my own. We have several months before building season begins, but January is the perfect time to start prepping for a build…This winter I’ve been revising my budget, laying out my timeline, tweeking my Sketch Up Model, researching my options for compact appliances, and swapping building notes with fellow tiny housers. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Niche Consulting LLC

A year ago today I started my own sustainable design consulting company, Niche Consulting LLC. So my baby company is one year old today! Happy Birthday, Niche! For Niche, like for most start-up companies – and most human babies for … Continue reading

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Second ADU Case Study Goes Live

  In December, I began Coordinating the ADU Case Studies Project  and I’ve had a great time so far talking to ADU owners about their little homes. What a great range of different houses in different styles, built for different purposes by … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to 2014

With the transition to a New Year, I’m celebrating Another Year of Little Living. (You can read the highlights of my 2012 A Year of Little Living, too.) Here are some of the things I’m most excited about for 2014: January … Continue reading

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