Tag Archives: seattle

What Do You Think of This Tiny Home’s Giant Price? I Blame the Location

The home, 2508 N.W. 67th St., is just 370 square feet, which explains why a house in Loyal Heights is listed for just $275,000.” – seattlepi.com Very nice tiny home. Great photos too (by Michael Harris/Windermere Real Estate). I’m just still surprised to see that some folks still think $275,000 is a low price for a tiny-small home… […]

Why Buy When You Can First Try? Experience Shipping Container Living in a Seattle Vacation Rental

Before our container began its new life as a guest house in our yard, it trucked pineapples around Hawai’i. Everyone who sees it thinks that it’s pretty amazing… The Big Yellow container is comfortably nestled in our fenced backyard and is conveniently located between the Wallingford and Fremont neighborhoods in Seattle.” – VRBO Learn more and […]

12×20 Garden Pavilion in Seattle

Though the footprint of the structure is quite small, just 20 x 12, it has a remarkable number of green features, including a Warmboard radiant subfloor, tilt-turn windows and doors handcrafted from Douglas fir, reclaimed wood used for the rafters, a dual flush toilet, and is oriented for passive heating and cooling. “It was important […]

A Modern Shed in Seattle

The design of this shed features a wrap around deck that provides easy access from the sloped yard, a potting area on the side, a long overhang for shade and protection from the rain, and a large door to take in the view.” – Houzz See more at Houzz… Building by J C Stoneman Home […]

The Ravenna Remodel – 600 Square Feet in Seattle

Dubbed the Ravenna Remodel by the architects, house itself is just 600 sq ft; not a huge amount of space for a couple or those intending to start a family. The 1950′s home required some much needed work to bring it into the 21st century, and to allow it to serve as both a home, […]

Backyard Cottage Workshop Next Week

A workshop is coming up in Seattle. “Would you like to learn more about backyard cottages, meet others thinking about building a backyard cottage and talk to experts in the design and construction of backyard cottages? Microhouse and Ncompass cottage company will be hosting the first of our fall backyard cottage workshops next Wednesday September 19th […]

I’m Stuck in a Seattle Tiny House and I Can’t Get Out!

Schlage, the lock manufacturing company, working with Young & Laramore, an advertising agency, came up with this brilliant marketing campaign that featured a tiny house at it’s core… a tiny house by Seattle Tiny Homes. Adrienne from Young & Laramore told me: “We partnered with Seattle Tiny Homes to lock a guy in a house […]

Seattle Tiny Homes in the News

Get the back-story behind Seattle Tiny Homes. “After years spent as a private contractor drawing floor plans for regular-sized homes, Sharon Read started Seattle Tiny Homes, a company that specializes in eco-friendly high-end miniature homes. Sharon Read, founder of Seattle Tiny Homes, places dishes in the dining area in the Ballard model home that she […]

Mini-Mobile Cottage Update from Seattle

Jeff & Arlene report on their take on tiny house living from Seattle – and doesn’t that snow look great right about now! “We get questions like, “are you still living in the tiny house?”, and sometimes from skeptics, “so, uh, how is it, living in there?”Well, we still love it. We built it and […]

Shipping Container Camping Pod

Comfortable camping option built from a 20-foot shipping container. “King County Parks welcomes people inside their new container camping pods in a demonstration in downtown Seattle.The pod camping unit is made out of an old 20 foot shipping container and mounted on a trailer.” See more of this Shipping Container Camping Pod.