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Tiny Houses With Big Features

Not your average trailer park.

When you think of trailer parks and the kind of neighborhoods they are, you typically don't associate the community living there to be your typical eco-friendly, green sustainable living type. But these trailers that are the foundations of the homes featured here aren't your garden variety trailers. I'm sure that everyone has seen this type of trailer on the road or maybe passing them on the highway. I would have never given these pieces of equipment a second thought until about a img_2424year when i became interested in the tiny house movement through some links on Facebook. Just imagine that the photograph to the right is a house foundation. Better yet, imagine the trailer as a house foundation that you can transport to just about any place that you want to. Instead of saying, "I live in a trailer." You can simply say, "I live ON a trailer."

So I've got my trailer...now what?

Well, don't go brewing your green coffee, wrapping your scarf around your neck and figuring out where you'll be storing your Brian Eno collection just yet. I created this blog as a community of sorts and encourage commentary, feedback and your own ideas as we research the tiny house floorplans, green sustainable living ideas and what exactly it takes to be living small. Let's start...

Beginnings

Just like when you are building a home, foundations begin with the mental as well as the physical aspect. The mental can mean that you are creating your foundation by taking that great leap of faith in taking control of your life. By downsizing, living a green sustainable life, healthy choices in diet and all relationships...anything. It's during this point in time that you can begin the physical foundation building such as designing the tiny house floorplans, choosing where you want it to stand (or roll to in this case), etc.

A majority of the trailers are provided by Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. They either can build the house and bring it to you or help in all aspects of building the home. In the next blog posts, I'll cover the construction, obstacles, designs and really cool elements that come with the tiny house!


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