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Décor Changes to Make Your Tiny Home Feel All Fresh and New

No matter how spacious your home is, it’s always going to be too small to fit all the things you’d like to keep around. However, even the tiniest of homes can be utilized if you plan ahead and find sustainable ways to make the most of the space you own. From hidden storage area to multifunctional furniture, there are lots of ideas you can try out and use literally every inch you own. So, if you too are living in a small home, but still have big plans, here are a few ways to make it feel…


Posted by Tracey Clayton on July 6, 2018 at 5:56pm

Small Bathroom Design Issues

No matter how small your bathroom might be, it still offers a world of design inspiration. With little creativity and improvisation, you can overcome some of the most common design problems of small bathrooms and transform yours into a truly relaxing oasis.  …


Posted by Tracey Clayton on May 9, 2018 at 3:22am

Most Common Electrical Problems in Tiny Homes

Tiny homes are one of the biggest crazes in the last couple of years. These ingenious living spaces may not have that much room, but their designs and layouts are made so that everything fits in perfectly without having to sacrifice many things. Sure, you won’t have a giant bathtub, but that is not their intended purpose.

While we can talk about different tiny home designs for hours, that is not the topic of…


Posted by Tracey Clayton on April 10, 2018 at 4:00am

Great Design Ideas for Tiny Yards

Buying a home is very exciting yet it requires some compromises. Normally, your budget will determine the size and the type of home you’ll be able to afford. This might mean that you will have to choose a home with only one garage, or a home with a small backyard instead of a large one.

However, keep in mind that bigger isn't always better. Compared to spacious outdoor places, small yards can mean less cleaning but…


Posted by Tracey Clayton on April 5, 2018 at 6:14am

Webinar - Drilling Down on Tiny House as DIY (Do It Yourself)

We've just completed our first Tiny Is Beautiful Webinar! Thanks to Dominic, Jake, and Tracey for doing a great job.

Jake of Jake & Kiva


We are a Canadian couple who had been renting for quite some time when stumbled across the tiny house movement in a documentary about simple living. It was immediately obvious to us that this alternative lifestyle was the next step to take in our lives. We decided we would design and build everything ourselves, and thought it would be cool to film the entire process... over a million YouTube views later, our online resources continue to grow as we pick away at finishing off our Tiny Nest project.

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Domenic Mangano of Jamaica Cottages


Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is a privately held company, founded in 1995 by Domenic Mangano. Located in Jamaica, Vermont we are premier builders of fine post and beam garden buildings like tool sheds, cottages, & wood sheds. Built by Vermont tradesmen, each structure is crafted with a personality of its own creating a distinctive and aesthetically pleasing sight that will enhance any landscape. We offer complete design-to-finish solutions for clients searching for a special sanctuary.

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Tracey Powell
Tracey Powell has worked in the design and construction industry for over two decades. She designed and built her own luxury Tiny House, in collaboration with over 30 engineers and building experts. Her home has been featured on TV and toured by over 50,000 people. Her mission is to help others live simply, safely, and sustainably. Follow her on Facebook.com/LiveSimplyTiny and connect with her on LinkedIn.com/in/TraceyPowell

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