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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

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Your Name and Title: Carmen Shenk, writer, blogger, tiny house dweller.Co-Presenter Name(s): Xaver Wilhelmy, certified pipe organ builder (www.Geshenke.com), car…Continue

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We have to approve every new member of the network to protect from spammers, who have discovered us... We apologize for any delay this causes. To help in this process, please tell us why you are joining.
I've lived in 125 sq ft since Sept 14 and really love it. I'm writing a book about our experiences and would love to compare notes with others.
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I enjoy simple living with my genius pipe organ builder husband in a tiny house with a dawg & a parakeet
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I am a retired pastry chef/restaurant owner, and a lover of yarn, color, food, and words. I own a pipe organ conservation company www.Geshenke.com and work alongside my husband, Certified Pipe Organ Builder, Xaver Wilhelmy, who is known as the first to build pipe organs with glass www.FlagPipes.com. I have worked professionally in fifteen art media, most recently in weaving in the Japanese Saori tradition using reclaimed fabric, found objects, and hand dyed fabric and yarn. We enjoy vintage cars and my favorites are my 1979 MGB, 1985 Mercedes 300 Turbo Diesel Coupe, and his 1969 Opel Rekord, plus some other interesting scrap metal taking up space in the field. I blog about living simply in a 125 sq ft "tiny house", weaving, pipe organs, minimalism, and living artfully at www.OneTinyLittleHome.com. We live under the radar in New Hope, Virginia.

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At 5:54pm on February 14, 2017, Sera Isabella said…

Welcome, Carmen, to the Tiny is Beautiful site!

We've featured you as a spotlight member in the hopes that members are drawn to what you have to offer.The idea is for this to be a resource for those interested in joining or creating discussions around Tiny Home lifestyle concepts.

As we gear up for the online 2017 Summit happening February 20-24th we are excited to see so many new members join the Tiny is Beautiful site. We hope it offers an opportunity for those interested in the tiny house lifestyle to learn more, share stories, and connect with other enthusiasts globally.

Looking forward to your future contributions.



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