People collect things as an expression of emotion; of personality. The downfall of this is that the excess of our possessions, of the things that are owned, infact have the nefarious ability to possess the human as an emotional muddle up. As such, “things” collected can clutter and complicate our lives as the inventory grows;…

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. Velux Cabrio Balcony Windows VELUX CABRIO® balcony opens in seconds to give your loft space a place in the sun. The innovative balcony adds air, light and a great view to your home. For added convenience, the VELUX CABRIO® balcony fits flush with the roof when closed. Contact: Customer Service (1+800-888-3589): Monday through Friday…

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Originally posted on Becoming Minimalist.com By Craig Stephens, Retire Before Dad The fundamentals of minimalism resonate with me today because of a period of my life when I lived well with few possessions. In my 20’s, I left my career to go backpacking in Asia and Latin America. During the 14 months of bumpy bus…

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By Paige Parsons Edmonton’s first village of tiny homes could be ready with a year to give military veterans experiencing homeless a place to rebuild their lives. The Homes for Heroes Foundation secured a lease for a small wedge of vacant public land in Edmonton’s Evansdale neighbourhood this week. The proposed village would have roughly…

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Design Choices: Foundations & Wheels Like any home, there are thousands of designs to choose from using a whole massive range of different materials. And where there is not one found that fits your dreams, you can design your own! We would recommend the simple flow chart process as depicted in the image above to…

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Tiny Home Alliance Canada (THAC): Latest news for getting organized Membership Our working process for membership has launched! Be part of our directions and goals for inclusions of tiny homes and other affordable housing options in Canada. To learn more about the voting and non-voting membership classes and become a member, click here Listings and…

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In a world of over-consumption and poorly distributed (finite) resources, tiny homes offer long-term sustainability solutions including the security and freedom that comes from owning less debt and fewer possessions. By our research, the chief reason people downsize to “tiny” is a desire to simplify their lives. Other common causes include housing affordability, ecological stewardship,…

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Millions of people around the world live in modestly sized homes which have long been the norm. For example in Europe where most people live in flats. Here in North America, the industry has been underway for several years; some suggesting that it gained ground in the US after the 2008 financial crises. Since then…

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