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Welcome to TinyHouse43’s Blog!

Welcome! Since the weather keeps delaying our physical tiny house building progress, we’ve instead started focusing on cleaning up our web presence. Welcome to the “New & Improved” version 2.0 … Continue reading

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A Girl Can Never Have Too Many Contingency Plans

The title of this post was my mother’s and my motto with each other, as I’m the Queen of making plans and then having to constantly and often dramatically rearrange … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

A “Honey Don’t” List

While I hate that I can’t help Brandy with the actual building of the tiny house these days due to an insane work schedule and a broken foot (don’t ask … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Calling Colorado: Got A Place We Can Park??

It’s been a while since I’ve bogged mostly because I’ve been working a ton and the rainy weather has prevented much from happening on the build front, but I did … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Couple Quick Updates

While there really hasn’t been much progress on the tiny house itself, mostly due to the insane amount of rain we’ve had all across Texas (no, we weren’t in the … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Simma. Dah. Nah.

It just occurred to me that there are only 15 weeks standing between us and finishing our house if we still intend to take it to the Tiny House Jamboree​  … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Bye, Bye, Big House & Other Downsizing Realizations

Well, not yet, but it’s on the market now at least!   There’s still a little touching up and some minor repairs to be done, but we’ve spiffed it up … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 5 Comments

Thinking Inside The Box

With the exterior almost complete (though I certainly feel like I’ve been saying that foooorrrr-eeeeev-eeeerrrrr), I’ve been thinking a ton about the inside of our tiny houseΒ “box” – you know, … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

Seven (potentially) Deadly Sins of Tiny House Building

My dad, a dual-degreed chemical engineer-chemist, does what’s called Process Hazards Analysis (PHA for short), which are exactly what they sound like: an analysis of the various processes that take … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Burning Down The House… Almost

or… How NOT To Make Shou Sugi Ban Siding (not that we were trying to make it anyway) So, we nearly burned our tiny house down yesterday. Yes, really. I … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Of Trim And Trimming

As usual I’m faster at posting photos on Facebook and Instagram than I am in the blog, but I have a few minutes here at work while I wait for … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

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I just gave myself a $2k/mo raise by paying our VERY LAST MORTGAGE PAYMENT on the Big House today!! We close on 7/16, and we'll never have to deal with it again. YIPPEE!!!!!!! πŸŽ‰πŸ’₯πŸŽŠπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ˜πŸ»πŸ˜πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ˜‰β˜πŸ»πŸŽŠπŸ˜³πŸŽ‰ The changes are subtle but impactful to my eye anyway. The new bottom border of #beetlekill will be stained Ebony with #Penofin to match the belly band and fascia. Battens are on the tongue end now, and the #Onduvilla roofing is ready for its rake ends to be installed and drip edges to be painted blue. Even just having a few of the fascia boards installed gives it a more finished look, but we definitely should have used 6" instead of 4" for a more polished look, especially on the tongue end. By day's end the other side of the dormers should have siding, too. πŸ‘πŸ» #tinyhouse #tinyhousediy #tinyhouseliving #tinyhousesiding #thow Brandy is combining my original #tinyhouse layouts (right) with the #TinyHouseSystems MEP (top) to create an exact measure #tinyhouseblueprint for wiring and plumbing up the casa (left). Moving right along! #tinyhousediy #tinyhouseliving #ivegotthepower βš‘οΈπŸ’‘πŸ”Œ It's official, people: #TinyHouse43 is coming to #Colorado for a year +/- in September!! Now we need help finding parking near #WestminsterCO, so please help spread the word if you're willing! (FYI the awesome photo of the Colorado flag is from Etsy store COLyfestyle - check them out!) #THOW #TH43 #tinyhome #tinyhouse #tinyhousediy #tinyhouseliving #tinyhousetravel #WestminsterColorado #BoulderCO #rockymountains Someone call Kiddo. She needs to use the "5-point Palm Exploding Heart Technique" to kill Tropical Storm Bill, like, now before our #tinyhouse floats away. πŸ˜«πŸš«β˜”οΈπŸ’¦πŸŒŠ #nomorerain #floodingintexas #tinyhouseboat Well, at least Brandy bought all the wiring and outlet boxes yesterday so he'll still have something to do while it rains yet again. It's starting to feel like a line from a Nine Inch Nails song around here: Every day is exactly the same. πŸš«β˜”οΈ #dejavualloveragain #itsrainingitspouring #tinyhousediy #THOW #tinyhouse #tinyhouseliving

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