Esk’et Tiny House With Spiral Staircase and Custom Wood Carvings is a Work of Art

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images copyright Casey Bennett and Esk’et Tiny House

*There is no listed price for this custom built tiny house. You must contact the builder.

The Esk’et tiny house has a total square footage of 280 sqft, including 2 lofts. The plans, available here, suggest building on a 24ft trailer. (Our first build is 20ft). The height and width are within legal road restrictions (8’6″wide, 13’6″high), so it can be hooked up to a truck and moved, without the need for wide load permits. The weight is under 10’000 lbs.

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The tiny house has a wood exterior that fits perfectly into its natural surroundings. The siding is beautiful local pine, treated using a Shou Sugi Ban method. (a Japanese technique of preserving wood) The carvings in the custom door and the salmon along the roofline stand out as beautiful, artistic features.

Also see– Greenmoxie Tiny House. Off Grid with a…

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A Beautiful Rustic Tiny House. Wait Until You See the Shower!!

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images copyright Nicholette Jean Photography

I love  it when people come up with a tiny house design that is just a bit different from what we normally see being  built. As I have said before you are only limited by your imagination.

So here we have a beautiful rustic tiny house design. Just a little bit outside the norm. I mean just look at that half-moon window!

rustic tiny house all photos copyright Nicholette Jean Photography

This tiny house measures just 230 square feet, but offers tonnes of additional space in storage!

Also see-The Waterhaus Tiny House

230 Sq. Feet, Sleeping Loft, 1 Bathroom
Brand new, custom built 8×20ʼutility trailer (10,000 lb GVW)
Located in Portland OR, USA

rustic tiny house on wheelsLook at the sliding barn door. A wonderful design feature for any tiny house.

Related:Top Tiny Houses of 2015

tiny house designThe natural light and high ceiling add to the feeling of spaciousness.

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How To Get Your House Decluttered This Weekend

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The More Stuff You Get Rid Of The More Free You Will Feel

How much stuff do you have? If you are like most people in North America you have about 300000 items floating around your place. That is a lot of stuff to look after, find a place for and clean.

Why do we have so much stuff? Well marketers do a very good job of convincing us that we always need something. Just bought the latest phone? Too bad. There is a new version that you should really check out. And so on. Plus we have this thing where we seem to feel the need to keep up with our neighbors. Competition maybe?

It is time that you Change The Code.

At times clutter has gotten the best of me as well.

So you have considered the benefits of owning fewer possessions: less to clean…

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It Is All About Learning to Embrace Simplicity. Nothing Else Matters

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As I wind down this incredible solo travel backpacking journey through Nicaragua, with an impromptu week in El Salvador, I am confirming what I already know: Life is better when it is all about learning to embrace simplicity.

Why Do We Insist on Making Life Complicated?

Playa Hermosa beach

We do an incredible job of making life much more complicated than it needs to be. You think you have it all together. Things are running along smoothly but just below the surface there is a tension. One wrong move or one more thing added to the pile and life gets overwhelming and sometimes a full on breakdown occurs. You could even feel it coming on.

Why do we insist on living like this?

Maybe it is the media telling us we are not good enough unless we are super busy and always wanting stuff that we really do not need.

Maybe it…

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My Tiny Home Dream

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prefab tiny home 500 square foot tiny home by Preform Construction

I have a dream of living in a tiny house. I don’t know if a tiny home is really for me but I would love to find out!

I quite enjoy my apartment. I have owned houses and I get the whole “why pay someone else’s mortgage when you can get a house and own your own place” argument.

Related- Escape Traveler XL Tiny House with Full-Size Appliances Can Sleep 8

But you don’t own it, the bank does. And from experience I know that a house needs constant maintenance. Even new builds are not immune from this point it seems.

Yes it is an investment(something that makes you money) but the only way this happens is if you have a rental unit and/or when you sell. And how much have you really paid when you factor in interest?

We could go…

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